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The U.S. Department of Energy’s “Apps for Energy” competition, first posted on teknovation.biz on March 27 (https://www.teknovation.biz/?s=Apps+for+Energy&page=597), officially kicked-off Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Energy has launchjed an “Apps for Energy” competition to challenge innovative software developers to build new apps that utilize data from major utility companies to help consumers and businesses use less energy and save money. The competition will begin April 5, offering $100,000 in cash prizes.
Innovation in clean technology has slowed down dramatically in recent years, an analysis by the International Energy Agency and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development shows. Drawing on data from the Worldwide Patent Statistical Database, the two Paris-based think tanks found a sharp drop in patent applications for carbon-busting inventions since the
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA “Preds Fever,” as Nashville’s first-ever Stanley Cups finals is being described, was not lost on Steve Case during the opening session of Launch Tennessee’s “36|86 Conference” that kicked-off yesterday just after noon. “Things are on fire in Nashville . . . the Preds
(EDITOR’S NOTE: You may have received the following email in the past week from Ashley Capps, President of AC Entertainment. It really highlights a critically important aspect of the emergence of Knoxville as a destination for creatives. Take particular note of the number of individuals from other communities who are
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was written before a lunch discussion on Friday with Alex Lavidge about some fairly recent developments and future plans. We’ll reveal those over the next several weeks.) Alex Lavidge is a Knoxville native who had the opportunity to experience first-hand the excitement that occurs in the
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second article in a three-part series describing plans for Entrepreneur Centers in the eastern part of Tennessee.) By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA “We’re always sort of in start-up phase,” Jeff Brown, the gregarious President and Executive Director of The Biz Foundry in Cookeville,
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Almost anytime state and non-urban economic development people gather in Tennessee and, for that matter, many other states, there is a consistent topic at the top of everyone’s agenda. It’s the plight and future of rural communities. That’s certainly the case in the
By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Like the entrepreneurs it serves, UpStart Knoxville is constantly changing with the ebb and flow of those who call it their work home. We first spotlighted the co-working space in West Knoxville in this teknovation.biz post from last September. Several weeks ago, we
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final article in a three-part series focused on Bunker Labs, which has an operation in the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and one of its client companies, also located in Nashville.) By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Like all of the participants in the Bunker Labs