Waste/Recycling

Roundup: Google’s Alphabet Looks To Erect Smart Cities

May 17, 2016

Caterpillar launches microgrid service; ExxonMobil invests in fuel cells, carbon capture; Supermarkets create energy from food waste; 1366 Technologies raises $10M; L.A. mandates water...

New Technology on Display as ARPA-E Preps for Funding Surge

April 11, 2016

We take a look at some of the new technologies displayed at last month's ARPA-E Innovation Summit, as well as funding initiatives over the past year and some of the numerous companies...

1955 Capital’s Andrew Chung on Top Clean Tech Opportunities in China

March 1, 2016

Andrew Chung’s quest to become global matchmaker for sustainability got a big boost recently with his firm’s initial close of $200 million in anchor commitments. Chung reveals...

$470M Wastewater-to-Energy Project Opens in DC

October 20, 2015

An innovative new thermal hydrolysis wastewater sludge-to-energy and fertilizer plant, financed by green bonds, opens in DC, the first such technology in the U.S. Public and private...

Goldman, Google, Walmart, Others Pledge $140 Bil. in Major Actions on Sustainability

August 12, 2015

We take a look at the efforts that some of the nation's largest companies, including UPS, GM, Cargill, and B of A, have pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to become...

Ehrenpreis on DBL’s New $400M Impact Venture Fund, the Biggest Ever

June 30, 2015

Ira Ehrenpreis, managing director of DBL Partners, discusses the fund's investment themes, impact investing, and fundraising trends. "This is a renaissance time for investing in energy...

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....

Corporate Venture Groups Seek Partnerships, then Investments

April 2, 2015

Executives representing the venture groups of four of the world’s largest corporations and conglomerates—in waste management, automotive, biotech and agriculture—participated...

Cleantech, Sustainability News Roundup

April 2, 2015

Clean energy loans from US Gov’t Resume with $259M for Alcoa; Samsung partners with ABB to develop battery storage for microgrids; New waste-to-energy plants break ground in N.C....

Sustainability Financing Companies See 'Huge' and Growing Market

March 5, 2015

New players, including GSVSP, Generate Capital and Black Coral Capital, are developing innovative financing and business models that expand the market for sustainability and resource-efficiency...