Smart Grid

Smart Wire Grid Raises $13.4M in Second Round of Venture Funding

March 14, 2014

The ARPA-E success story, which recently began negotiating contracts with customers, is seeking a total of $18 million in Series B venture funding for its innovative electrical grid...

Venture Capitalists: The Term “Cleanweb” Has Got to Go

March 1, 2014

Cleantech VC has clearly moved towards capital light, digitally enabled resource efficiency. But what to call it was recently debated in a panel that included Claremont Creek Ventures...

Energy Experts Weigh-in On Future of Climate Policy

March 1, 2014

An all-star panel of experts from the DOE, Alstom Grid, AEE, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Environmental Defense Fund offered their assessment of the promise and challenges facing clean...

Navigant’s Predictions for Storage, Transportation, Distributed Systems

February 21, 2014

The demand for clean generation and transportation, as well as the IT systems and storage to back it up, could reach new highs this year.

Report: Smart Grid VC Funding Stepping Out of Its Rut?

February 21, 2014

The fourth quarter of 2013 saw a spike in venture capital funding in the smart grid space after being stuck in the $50M range with 9-12 deals each quarter for almost two years.

BNEF’s Liebreich: 2014 Will Be Turning Point for Clean Energy Investment

February 10, 2014

That clean energy must ultimately replace traditional forms of energy will become the mainstream view this year, says Liebreich, who predicts investment will reach $300B this year,...

Navigant: Microgrid Industry Needs Innovation to Thrive

December 31, 2013

Developing commercially viable business models for microgrids is the current state of the market.

Future of Utilities a Balance of Immediate Need and Long-Term Vision

December 7, 2013

Leaders from ConEd, Brookings and A.T. Kearney discuss future utility business models.

Is Clean Energy A Growing Threat to the Power Grid?

December 7, 2013

Intermittency adds stress to the grid, causing energy officials to worry about its stability as states rush to bring more clean energy online, according to a report.

Mercom: Smart Grid Venture Capital Funding Grows 30% in Q3

October 25, 2013

Venture capital investors put $65 million in 12 smart grid companies this quarter, with corporate M&A in the sector expected to grow.


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