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Greater Awareness of Global Water Risk Attracting Capital

November 16, 2014

Corporations increasingly realize that water risk is a priority and have elevated its importance in the boardroom. With greater water investment by corporates, increased regulation, and water infrastructure...

Mission-Driven Cleanweb “P2P” Startups Raise Funding

November 16, 2014

Sharing app Yerdle, who's goal is to reduce new durable consumer goods bought by 25%, and Open Utility, an online marketplace that brings clean energy generators directly in contact with consumers, both...

Follow-Ups on US-China Climate Deal: What’s the Impact?

November 16, 2014

Major news outlets have outlined the pros and cons of the deal, and experts question whether it represents China’s increased commitment or just “business as usual.”

The GOP’s Senate Takeover Implications on U.S. Energy Policy

November 16, 2014

What energy issues will be prioritized by Republicans under the likely Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? What are the implications for cleantech entrepreneurs?

“Survivors” Win Admiration from Investors in New Cleantech 100 List

November 4, 2014

This year's list revealed that investors are rewarding companies that are gaining market traction and revenue, not unproven “hopefuls.” We spoke to judges who reveal their top investment themes and...

Company Profile

New Fundings, Accolades Shine on CO2-to-Chemicals Startup Liquid Light

November 1, 2014

The NJ-based startup, cleantech’s Rising Star of the Year, recently raised $15 million in Series B financing and has corporate customers lining up for its ability to turn waste into valuable industrial...

U.S. DOE Invests $53M in Solar Startups, Including VC Deal Opportunities to Watch

November 4, 2014

We’ve profiled innovative startups funded by the DOE's $53M Solar SunShot Initiative, and have identified promising startups raising new venture rounds including: Faraday, Village Power Finance, Clean...

NYSERDA Funds 9 Early-Stage Energy Storage Technologies

November 4, 2014

New York is investing $2.2M into innovative energy storage startups and projects, including Bettergy, a DOD, ARPA-E, and NSF-backed developer of low cost zinc batteries, which is seeking its first institutional...

Cleantech & Resource Efficiency New Fundings and Fund Activity

November 4, 2014

New Indian Impact venture fund; Cycle Capital ventures into China; $100M Closed Loop recycling fund launch; Digital Lumens raises $23M; Illinois Clean Energy Fund Makes first 4 investments; Harvest Power...

Lux: Bio-Based Materials and Chemicals Will See $1B Investment This Year

November 1, 2014

Bio-based materials and chemicals funding is shifting towards later-stage rounds and more activity from corporate investors, driving an increase of 28% this year, says Lux. Its a $1 trillion potential...


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SOLARPRAXISNov 27 - Nov 28, 2014, Berlin, Germany
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