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Energy Storage
12/21/12
Loan
.150
New York, New York

Undisclosed

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Summary: EcoVolt Power, a maker of advanced lead acid battery technology for industrial and energy firms, received $150,000 from an undisclosed investor. This round of convertible notes and warrants was disclosed via a regulatory filing.
Biofuel
11/30/12
Loan
175
Pleasanton, CA
Bank, Government, Private Equity
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Summary: Fulcrum BioEnergy secured commitments and is proceeding toward closing $175M in financing to fund construction of its first municipal solid waste to low-carbon fuels plant, which is expected to be completed in 2015. $105M of the $175M is a USDA loan guarantee, with the balance coming from bank financing and private equity capital. View Article
Biofuel
10/03/12
Loan
15
Roselle, Illinois
Private Equity
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Summary: LanzaTech, a waste-to-fuels and chemicals technology founded in 2005, closed on $15 million in debt financing from Western Technology Investment (WTI). Earlier this year, LanzaTech closed a $55.8M Series C funding round led by Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund, bringing the total capital raised to date to more than $100 million.   View Article Open

Company

LanzaTech

Key Products: Waste-to-fuels and chemicals technology

# of Employees:NA

Annual Revenue:NA

Solar
09/25/12
Loan
197
Portland, Oregon
Government
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Summary: The U.S. DOE’s $197 million loan guarantee to SoloPower, Inc. will support the retrofit of an existing building to operate a thin-film solar panel manufacturing facility in Portland, OR.  The project will produce low-cost, higher efficiency PV panels for roof-top applications. Before it can use the funds, it must have its first production line up and running and meet other milestones. In addition to receiving state incentives to locate in Oregon, SoloPower has raised some $200 million from private investors. View Article Open

Company

SoloPower

Key Products:Thin film solar modules

# of Employees: NA

Annual Revenue: NA

U.S. Department of Energy

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