CalPERS Details Clean Energy Investments: Report
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System emphasizes solar and biofuels in its $1.2 billion investment in alternative energy venture capital, according to its new sustainable investing report. The fund also invests $500 million in publicly traded companies that emphasize energy efficiency, low-carbon energy production and carbon trading.
Pike: New Consumer Sentiment Survey on Cleantech
A new Pike Research consumer sentiment survey covering 13 clean tech concepts reveals that consumer support for clean energy has declined significantly since 2009, with Biofuels suffering the biggest decline in favorability.