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Ron Pernick is an American author and the co-founder and managing director of Clean Edge, a Portland, Oregon research and advisory firm that monitors clean technology markets.[1][2] He is "an accomplished market research, publishing, and business development entrepreneur with two decades of high-tech experience".


At Clean Edge, Ron Pernick has co-authored many reports on emerging green technologies and has worked with multinational companies, government agencies, and investors.[3][4][5] Through his work at Clean Edge, Mr. Pernick has also helped design and develop three clean-energy focused stock indexes with NASDAQ OMX (one for U.S. clean energy, one for global wind energy, and one for global smart grid). He has also taught MBA-level courses at Portland State University and New College, is widely quoted in the media, and is a regular speaker at industry events in the U.S. and abroad.[6]

With Clint Wilder, Pernick is author of The Clean Tech Revolution' and Clean Tech Nation: How the U.S. Can Lead in the New Global Economy (HarperCollins, September 2012).[7]

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  1. ^ Kanu Jr., Kingsley (November 2008). "Get in or Get Left Behind". Black Enterprise. 39: 86.
  2. ^ Anderson, Leonard (August 5, 2007). "For investors, a heads-up on clean tech". The Boston Globe.
  3. ^ "Sustainable Alpha: Ron Pernick". Sustainable Business Oregon. October 20, 2010.
  4. ^ Ron Pernick Clean Edge.
  5. ^ Ron Pernick Renewable Energy World.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2012-10-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Ron Pernick (2012). "Clean Energy Trends 2012" (PDF). Clean Edge. p. 7.

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