In Mercury News
“It takes extremely deep pockets to make vehicles in meaningful quantities, and even deeper pockets to get those products to market.”
Will Tesla and Toyota create as many jobs as hoped? May 21, 2010
Quoted in the press
"While other cleantech sectors such as renewable energy and transportation receive more attention, says Kachan analyst Shannon Payne, primary author of the report, cleantech advances in agriculture potentially have more importance, especially in the case of crisis events around food availability."
AgLocal, NuAgri at ‘Leading Edge’ of Sustainable Agriculture, Nov. 6, 2012
"Look for cleantech to absolutely revolutionize mining in the next 5 years."
Why Clean Mining is the Future of Mining, Oct 3, 2012
“Japan’s new feed-in tariffs are among the most impressive the planet has ever seen. And that is showing signs of kick-starting the solar sector in a very important way.”
Low Gas Prices Have Clean-Tech Upsides, Sept 25, 2012
Materials science, a field that applies the properties of matter to various areas of science and engineering, is an “unsung pillar of clean tech,” according to Dallas Kachan, Managing Partner of clean tech analysis and consulting firm Kachan & Co.
The Importance of Materials Science to New Clean Technology, Aug 22, 2012
"Mining companies are now adopting new technologies because [it's] more efficient and cost effective than paying environmental penalties. We're approaching the tipping point where cleaner mining is becoming the cheaper option."
Cleaning up mining: a new industry group hopes to raise the profile of cleaner mining innovations, Aug 15, 2012
"The largest companies in the world are buying their way into clean technology markets, supplementing the role of traditional private equity and evidencing a maturation of the cleantech sector. A decrease in venture is being made up for by a rise in corporate involvement in cleantech."
Is the Sky Falling for Cleantech Investment?, Jul 23, 2012