Israel and The DOE Announce $3.3 Million in Cooperative Clean Energy Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a milestone in U.S.-Israel cooperation on clean energy technology. With financial support of DOE and the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructures, the bilateral BIRD Foundation Energy Executive Committee has selected four cooperative clean energy projects in the United States and Israel. This initiative will award up to $3.3 million in U.S.-Israel funding for these four projects.

Interview Series: Transition to a Clean / Green Career #4: From Software to Smart Grid

This is another installment of my series of interviews I have conducted with people who have made a career transition to the clean/green sector. In my last interview, spotlighted Nicholas Mack, General Counsel for Mainstream Energy Corporation, REC Solar, Inc., and AEE Solar, Inc. I talked to Nicholas about his transition from doing legal work in software and hardware industries to doing legal work in the solar arena. This week we are presenting my interview with Roxanne (Roxy) Podlogar, who is Senior Vice Presiden, Strategy & Business Development Smart Energy for Magpie, a software consulting firm with a focus on Smart Energy & Smart Grid markets.