June 14, 2018, Oregon Best

Startups Selected for Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator

The eight cleantech startups selected have technologies ranging from low-carbon-footprint vodka made from a dairy byproduct to micro-hydropower, bioplastics, plant-based detergents, and an energy-based cryptocurrency.

April 23, 2018, Enosi Foundation

Enosi and the New Energy Nexus team up to enable disruptors on the energy blockchain

New Energy Nexus is incredibly excited to announce our newest technology partner, Enosi Foundation, an open source blockchain based ENergy Operating System headquartered in Sydney. Enosi Foundation’s blockchain project enables innovative startups and communities to compete with incumbent utilities by replacing the middleman in the retail energy market.

April 19, 2018, Rhodium Group

Transcending Oil: Hawaii’s Path to a Clean Energy Economy

An ocean apart from the US mainland’s electric supply, Hawaii has embarked on an ambitious effort to wean itself off imported fossil fuels. Dependence on oil has been a defining feature of Hawaii’s energy system since before its 1959 statehood. As a result, Hawaii’s electricity prices have been among the highest and most volatile in the nation. Over the past 15 years, the people of Hawaii have paid 260% more for electricity than the US average, while gasoline prices consistently hover close to $1-per-gallon higher.