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VC Firm Emerald Technology Looking at Energy Storage, Microgrids

May 13, 2015

The firm’s managing partner Gina Domanig discusses investing in microgrids, energy storage, sensors, and data. And with energy storage investment growing by 40%, we reveal where the funding is going....

Executive Commentary: Persistent Drought Challenges Fracking

May 14, 2015

The oil and gas industry is turning to technology to find new sources of water for drilling operations, which is driving the development of innovative solutions to enable using new water sources cost-effectively....

Investors Look to Asia for Returns on Solar, Smart Grid Projects

May 11, 2015

Leaders from the World Bank, FMO, Asia Climate Partners, and Armstrong Asset Management discuss opportunities for private equity and project investing in Asia’s clean tech market.

India’s Smart Cities, Green Buildings Present Opportunities for Cleantech Firms

May 12, 2015

India is investing $16 billion over a five-year period to develop 100 smart cities and rejuvenating another 500.

Regulatory News Roundup: Hawaii Legislature Passes 100% Renewable Energy Goal

May 12, 2015

Portman's energy efficiency bill signed into law; $35 billion bill passed for Energy Department, water projects.

Tesla Battery Orders Exceed Expectations at $800M Driven by Homeowners

May 13, 2015

“The sheer volume of demand here is just staggering.” And firms such as Fronius, SunRun, LicthBlick, SolarEdge, and EnerNoc are partnering with Tesla to incorporate its new battery into their systems....

BNEF’s Liebreich: China, India to Drive Clean Energy Investments

April 23, 2015

China and India will make massive investments in clean energy projects over the next decade-plus, and that bodes well for the future of the industry. We're also not far from the time when solar power...

At $51B, Global Clean Energy Spending Falls 15% in Q1 2015

April 23, 2015

In the U.S., clean energy spending was up 2%, but China and Europe were both down significantly. The big country gainer was South Africa and waste-to-energy sector investment was up 94%. However, much...

News Roundup: China Opens Up Bond Market for Cleantech, Environmental Projects

April 23, 2015

Apple to build two solar plants in China; Bill Gates, Google back new battery technologies; GE sells first lithium ion batteries to Con Edison; Stanford’s fast, cheap, safe aluminum-ion battery breakthrough.


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