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Category: Interviews / Profiles

Shai Agassi Interviewed at Web 2.0 Summit

Below is a video featuring an interview of Shai Agassi (Founder and CEO of Better Place, a company working to build an electric car network) at last week's Web 2.0 Summit.

Elon Musk Interviewed at Web 2.0 Summit

Below is a video featuring an interview of Elon Musk (Board Chair, Product Architect, and CEO of electric sports car company Tesla Motors) at last week's Web 2.0 Summit.

SunPower CEO Tom Werner Interviewed by Reuters

Below is a video featuring an interview of SunPower CEO Tom Werner this week at the recent Reuters 2008 Global Environment Summit.  In this interview Mr. Werner shares his views on a number of topics, including the impact of the recently enacted renewable energy tax incentives, SunPower’s business prospects, and how the current market environment may impact solar projects going into 2009.

Disclosure: The author of this post owns SunPower stock.

Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures, Interviewed by Reuters

Below is a video featuring an interview of Vinod Khosla (founder of Khosla Ventures) this week at the recent Reuters 2008 Global Environment Summit.  In this interview Mr. Khosla shares his views on a number of topics, including how the current market environment is impacting clean technology companies.

Solar Investments Totaled $700 Million in First Half of 2008

The beginning of the following video from MarketWatch mentions that according to preliminary data from Dow Jones VentureSource, solar investment in the first half of 2008 was $700 million, which almost matched the amount for the entire year 2007.  The remainder of the video is an interview of Rhone Resch (President, Solar Energy Industry Association) on the topic of the solar investment tax credit. 

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