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Resiliency Driving Demand, Financing for Smart Energy Storage

October 20, 2015

Green Charge Networks, Sunverge and NYSERDA officials discuss how energy storage is meeting customers' demand for grid resiliency. And Sunverge is raising capital to deploy its solar...

Steam Builds for ‘PACE’ Firms to Drive Energy Efficiency Retrofits

October 20, 2015

The Property Assessed Clean Energy financing model is gaining momentum as a key driver of energy efficiency retrofits in both commercial and residential markets, attracting financings...

Former ARPA-E Head Cheryl Martin’s Outlook on the Industry

July 8, 2015

Former ARPA-E director Cheryl Martin talks to us about cleantech funding, her new focus on the “middle of the pipe,” New York’s REV, and about making the impossible become inevitable....

Briefing: Emerging Opportunities in Distributed Energy Storage Systems

June 5, 2015

We surveyed top investors, including DBL Investors & Black Coral Capital, and innovators to uncover emerging trends driving adoption and financing of distributed energy and smart storage...

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...

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...

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...

New Innovative Financing Platforms Launch for Sustainability & Clean Tech

March 3, 2015

Solar+storage sees rise in third-party financing; Innovative Solar Systems offers individuals access to U.S. solar farm projects for $250K; new crowdfunding platform fuels renewable...

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