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Clean Tech Needs Long-Term Investors, Not VC, Researchers Say

September 16, 2016

Two clean-tech experts talk to the Wall Street Journal about why venture capital investments in the space failed, and what must be done for the industry to find the funding it needs.

Water and Waste-Focused Companies Pitch for Investors in Singapore

September 16, 2016

We take a look at about a dozen companies that focus on water, waste- or pollution-reducing technologies that are seeking investors or other funding sources. They made their pitches at a large industry...

Distributed Energy Storage Attracts Funding from Major Infrastructure Investors

August 31, 2016

Distributed energy storage has reached its deployment phase, with leading developers Stem Inc. and Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) having recently raised a total of $300M of project finance capital...

Inst’l Investor Appetite for Clean Tech, Impact Investing Grows

August 31, 2016

Big institutional investors and foundations are stepping up their commitments to sustainable investing and clean tech, creating new sources of capital for startups, developers and fund managers. This...

Cities Get Smarter with Corporate & Startup Partnerships

August 31, 2016

Large companies including Google, Microsoft and IBM are helping cities achieve their sustainability goals. Cities are now key drivers of new clean tech projects as they strive to become more resilient...

Greensmith Energy Gains Utility-Scale Energy Storage Traction, Enters C&I Market

August 31, 2016

Greensmith Energy announced new grid-tied energy storage projects with AltaGas and E.ON, which invested in its Series C round, and is on track to install over 100MW of energy storage in 2016. It also...

Wind Industry Makes Strides with Massive Project, Efficiency Gains

August 31, 2016

Dong Energy’s $8 billion offshore wind project was recently approved in the U.K. And greater turbine performance and cost declines is sparking further wind energy deployment in the U.S. with 73,992MW...

Tax Credits, Storage, Community Solar and More Push Green Financing in 2016

July 22, 2016

CleanTechIQ attended the REFF- Wall Street conference in late June, where we learned about early stage project financing opportunities and the key technologies attracting interest by key developers and...

Corporate Actions Spark Financing for Renewable Energy

July 21, 2016

As more corporations purchase renewable energy, especially solar and wind, financiers are responding with more and more funding for such projects. It's a virtuous cycle that looks set to continue, experts...