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Commercial Vehicles Increasingly Go Electric

November 30, 2017

Tesla stole the headlines in mid-November when it unveiled its much-anticipated electric semi truck. DHL, Wal-Mart and trucking firm J.B. Hunt are among the companies that have placed orders, even as...

Southeast Asia Needs $3T in Green Investments: Asia News Roundup

November 26, 2017

Infrastructure, renewable energy and energy efficiency are among the areas that will need billions or trillions of dollars of investments over the next decade-and-a-half in Southeast Asia. We also take...

News Briefing: Utilities, Oil & Gas Companies Pour Money into Renewables + Institutional Investors Drives New Sustainable Infrastructure Fundraising

November 6, 2017

In this briefing, we take a look at recent investments by Engie, E.ON, Shell and more. We also highlight fundraising activity across the cleantech space and check in on various public and private sector...

Indoor Vertical Farms Yield Growing Investor Interest - Industry Analysis & Funding Activity

October 7, 2017

Money is flowing into companies that specialize in indoor, vertical farms, often located in warehouses or other urban locations. Such farms are expected to grow in coming years as a surge in urban population...

Electric Vehicles Pick Up Steam, Driven by Gov'ts and Car Makers

September 29, 2017

Automakers are developing more EVs as companies race to build out a charging infrastructure amid government plans to discourage or entirely eliminate the sale of fossil fuel-burning vehicles in coming...

Cities, Companies Adjust Their Responses to Massive Storms, Driving Smart City Investments

September 8, 2017

This year's spate of major hurricanes, including Harvey and Irma so far, has brought renewed attention to how cities should respond to a world in which massive storms are getting more powerful.

Clean Tech and Sustainable Investing Fundraising News: LP Demand Growing

September 8, 2017

We're seeing a healthy amount of fund-raising for clean tech and sustainable investment vehicles recently. Several newly launched funds are raising sizeable amounts of capital due to growing LP demand...

China Roundup: China Turns to Drones for Pollution Monitoring, Farming

September 8, 2017

China Tech Giant Tencent Invests Heavily in US Cleantech; New Incubator for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency Formed in Singapore; Renewable Energy Gets Huge Boost from China's Belt-and-Road Program;...

Microgrid Projects Attract Innovative Financing Models

July 31, 2017

Developers and consumers are showing increasing interest in microgrids, those small networks of electricity users that are usually connected to the larger grid, but that can typically fully separate from...

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