So far we have heard from some very promising teams who have all received insightful questions from the judges.
Up first, Gurpreet Singh Neeraj pitched Urja Rural Energy Solutions - We propose solutions to energy needs of rural India by identifying alternative energy generation methods and promoting them among investors.
Mike Stanton pitched PowerDown - We merge social networking and behavioral economics to create green communities that compete to conserve energy and donate to social causes.
Andrew LeBlanc pitched Token Energy - We are developing real time building energy use displays, which allow residents of dorms to see exactly how much energy the dorm is using.
Shawn George pitched Green Energy Team - Our technology utilizes solar energy to its fullest by providing point-of-use solar thermal energy for home heating and electricity.
Kapil Ramachandran pitched SwitchEnergy - Building commercial refineries that will convert switchgrass, a carbon-sequestration energy crop, to ethanol, to provide clean power to cars and home generators.
And finally, Hudson Levy pitched MethaneCap - Environmental degradation from hog waste is a major issue. We've developed a technology to capture methane gas generated from hog farms.
Time for a short 1 min break before the second half of the pitches.