About Us


Human Ingenuity. Sustainable Solutions. The latest in cleantech industry news, trends, eco living insights, technology reviews, green business and career opportunities…

Here at CleanTechies we’re dedicated to informing – and growing – the community of people creating, seeking and implementing clean tech ingenuity for personal, professional and planetary betterment.

Founded in 2008, the publication was built from the ground up by Ian Thomson, Marco Schmoecker and Ceylan Thomson – three ecopreneurs with a strong interest in promoting environmentally and economically sustainable solutions.

Under their leadership, CleanTechies was quickly recognized as a “Best Business Blog” by the Weblog Awards in 2009.

In February 2014, CleanTechies was acquired by RenewableEnergyWorld.com Co-founder Oliver Strube in collaboration with Debrah Dubay, Chairman of the Communication Committee at TREIA, and Marshall Harkins, Houston Metro Director at Cleantech Open.

Guided by these new visionary principals, the CleanTechies brand continues to thrive upon its founding mission of supporting individuals and organizations in bringing sustainable, clean technologies and renewable energy to businesses, homes and communities around the world.