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News Roundup: Fundraising, Advances in Technology, Corporate Actions and More

February 17, 2017

A brief run-down of some recent news in the clean tech and sustainability space, including BlackRock chief Larry Fink’s thoughts on ESG investing; new green mandates, funds and bond issuances; and the...

Distributed Solar Deployment Opportunities, Financing Models & Key Players

February 8, 2017

Second in a series of briefings on distributed, sustainable project deployment and financing trends. We uncover how financing developments are powering the future of rooftop solar in both residential...

Top Investment Themes for Sustainable Infrastructure Financiers

January 24, 2017

CleanTechIQ has been speaking to bankers, investors, project developers and other experts to learn exactly where that money is going to go this year, and what type of distributed, sustainable investment...

Rising Momentum for Sustainable Infrastructure Deployment in 2017

January 11, 2017

A wrap up of key developments that will drive the growth of sustainable financing and cleantech projects in 2017, including global policy developments, smart cities, new capital sources, corporate partnerships,...

Fundings Analysis: How the Internet of Things is Intersecting with Clean Tech

December 16, 2016

Major interest in the Internet of Things is broadening out the clean tech sector to “capital light” models, attracting funding from large corporations, and spurring traditional VCs to return to the...

Energy Efficiency, Green Bonds Need Market Attention, HSBC Says

September 30, 2016

HSBC’s head of sustainable financing, Kurt Vogt, details what he thinks needs to happen to drive even greater interest in green bonds, and to help make financing easier for energy efficiency projects....

Airlines Increase Their Use of Green Jet Fuel

September 30, 2016

JetBlue and Virgin Atlantic have joined United Airlines in pioneering programs to use sustainable biofuels to help power their jetliners. However, the volumes involved are a tiny percentage of airlines’...

Whole Foods' Solar Project Points to Benefits of PPAs

September 30, 2016

The grocery chain is putting rooftop solar on about 100 stores and warehouses. The company’s approach -- including PPAs and standardized lease language across all its stores -- is a model that other...

Siemens to Build ‘Urban Sustainability Hub’ in Chinese Smart City

September 16, 2016

A related trio of recent conferences in Singapore -- on water, cleaning technologies and smart cities -- brought a wealth of information about new deals, technology advancements, and cooperative agreements...