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Jeremy Huffman RES 201 Dr. Robert Bass High Tech's Successor The Clean Tech Revolution (HarperCollins, Publisher), a non-fiction work by Clint Wilder and Ron Pernick, discusses the profit opportunities for established industry businessmen, aspiring entrepreneurs, investors and individuals in the next corporate revolution, replacing the high tech revolution in terms of the accelerated and widespread adoption and growth of clean technology. According to the authors, Clean Tech is defined as a process, product or service that provides value using no or few nonrenewable resources and/or produces extremely fewer waste than commonplace alternatives. The authors define six forces that are forcing clean tech into the mainstream and driving its rapid growth: Costs, Capital, Competition, China, Consumers and Climate. Clean Tech is defined in four different sectors – Energy, Transportation, Water and Materials. From these sectors come the subcategories (each of which is a chapter in the book): solar energy, wind power, biofuels/biomaterials, green buildings, personal transportation, the smart grid, mobile applications, and water filtration. Following this is a chapter that provides discussion of potential investment opportunities for individuals, with emphasis on venture capitalists/entrepreneurs, corporations and governments and each of their roles in the Clean
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