Author: Susan Nicholson

Canary Media Interview With Dr. Johnson

This billion-dollar-selling toy was inspired by heat pumps Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson talks to Canary Media about the toy’s origin story and what he’s working on now as a climatetech entrepreneur. 31 January 2023 By Mike Munsell for Canary Media An early Super Soaker prototype (lonniejohnson.com) Canary Media’s Climate Meets Culture column explores the intersection of energy, climate […]

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JTEC Energy Adds Glenn Eisman to Technical Advisory Board

JTEC Energy Press Release ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — JTEC Energy, Inc. announced that Dr. Glenn Eisman has joined its Technical Advisory Board. JTEC Energy was formed in 2020 to finish development and commercialization of the JTEC device, a cleantech energy invention by Dr. Lonnie Johnson that converts waste heat into electricity more efficiently than any machine in history. “JTEC springs […]

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Lonnie Johnson Named one of 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2023

Georgia Trend released their list of 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2023. To welcome the new year, Georgia Trend is recognizing 100 influential Georgians for 2023 – a remarkable group — for their impact across the state. As always, we’re spotlighting CEOs, politicians, educational experts and the heads of nonprofits and economic development organizations, among others. Some are very […]

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Catching up With… Lonnie Johnson

From an article by Karen Kirkpatrick for Georgia Trend Magazine. Lonnie Johnson is an engineer and inventor who holds more than 100 patents. At JTEC and parent company Johnson R&D, in Atlanta, he leads the development of advances in clean energy and batteries. Photo: EricSunPhotography   Lonnie Johnson is an engineer and inventor who holds […]

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Cleantech company JTEC Energy is bringing its labs, headquarters to the BeltLine

Original article by Savannah Sicurella for  the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Renewable energy technology producer JTEC Energy Inc. can now call the West End’s Lee + White home. JTEC, now based out of a building on Decatur Street, has leased 18,755 square feet of space at the adaptive reuse development to anchor its headquarters, the company […]

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A Year in Sustainability Tech: What Happened in the Southeast

by Maija Ehlinger for Hypepotamus It was certainly a year of change for green technology. Sustainability Tech – including technology related to energy, climate, ESG, renewables, and carbon reduction – moved from a “nice to have” industry into a pillar in the overall tech scene. What drove that change? In short, regulation, legislation, and business sentiment. […]

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