CleanTech OC Daily - 11/19/12

Monday, November 19, 2012

Microsoft is planning to build a small data center adjacent to a waste water treatment plant in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The data center will be powered by a fuel cell that uses biogas from the water facility. Microsoft plans to use the test project to learn how to scale clean power resources for its larger data centers and how to become less reliant on the power grid.

Pssst: 6 things VCs want to see (and don’t want to see) in your pitch
GigaOM shares a list of 6 things (with explanations) that venture capitalists are looking for in order to make the pitch process more productive:

1: Keep it short and sweet.

2: Be conversational.

3: Don’t name drop.

4: Do your homework.

5. Be honest.

6: Embrace ambiguity

Obama's second term will see Steve Chu likely to step down from his post as Secretary of Energy. GTM offers their list of possible successors which includes Tom Steyer and Elon Musk, among others.

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