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Articles by John O'Brien

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Australia's Kodak moment - can we avoid it?

Australia’s Kodak moment – can we avoid it?

Can Australia avoid its ‘Kodak moment’ by aligning its economy and industry with global low-carbon trends, or are we headed for a long slow decline?

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CleanTech Index outperforms ASX200, sixth month running

CleanTech Index outperforms ASX200, sixth month running

ACT Australian CleanTech Index shrugs off policy uncertainty with 3.7% gain for November, again outperforming the S&P ASX200 and Small Ordinaries.

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Singapore: Building cleantech ecosystems

Singapore: Building cleantech ecosystems

Cleantech is one of the key industries mapped by the country’s Economic Development Board (EDB) with the aim of ensuring future prosperity.

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Cleantech leaders: China and the 'Beijing cough' imperative

Cleantech leaders: China and the ‘Beijing cough’ imperative

The fact China’s rich and powerful suffer from the same ‘Beijing cough’ as its poor is driving the nation’s transformation into global cleantech leader.

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Korea: Green growth and beyond

Korea: Green growth and beyond

With a government elected on a mandate for Green Growth, Korea offers huge potential for any Australian cleantech company wanting to go global.

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CleanTech Index update: October

CleanTech Index update: October

Best and worst performers in sixth month straight of Aust CleanTech Index outperforming both S&P ASX200 and S&P Small Ordinaries.

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Australian cleantech stocks outperform main index in Q1

Australian cleantech stocks outperform main index in Q1

Australian cleantech stocks outperformed both the S&P ASX200 and the S&P ASX Small Ordinaries over the first quarter of 2013/14.

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Cleantech comp entrants attract $113m in investment

Cleantech comp entrants attract $113m in investment

Renewables made up the biggest sector pitching for the Australian cleantech prize. A total of 61 entrants with $113m of capital entered.

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Australian cleantech - a prize that money can't buy

Australian cleantech – a prize that money can’t buy

An emerging technology company needs credibility, a solution which solves a problem for its customers, and channels to market. A fat cheque will not buy all of this.

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The big clean technology trends for Australia in 2013

The big clean technology trends for Australia in 2013

How will energy storage, wind, solar PV, CSP, marine, building, geothermal, biomass, biofuels and waste-to-energy technologies will evolve in 2013?

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Navigating Australia's cleantech puberty blues

Navigating Australia’s cleantech puberty blues

Australian cleantech is displaying some very distinctive, and potentially destructive, teenage characteristics. What, and who, can help our little industry grow up?