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New York Fracking Ban Draws Attention to Health Concerns

December 23, 2014

Last week New York banned fracking statewide, a move which environmental activists say will encourage more states to do the same, reports National Geographic. Already, anti-fracking...

The GOP’s Senate Takeover Implications on U.S. Energy Policy

November 16, 2014

What energy issues will be prioritized by Republicans under the likely Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? What are the implications for cleantech entrepreneurs?

Bloomberg New Energy Finance: Q1 Clean Tech Investment Up, Sign of Possible Rebound

April 23, 2014

BNEF’s Michael Liebreich outlines the key drivers of clean energy global growth.

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...

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,...

Methane Hydrate Potentially Could Yield More Natural Gas Than Shale

December 27, 2013

The U.S. DOE is revitalizing its commitment to methane hydrate due to its "vast potential as a future energy source."

Windsail Capital Raises $20M for Dedicated Cleantech Fund

December 7, 2013

The Boston-based firm will lend to growth stage cleantech companies, and expects to raise $50 million total.

EnerTech Capital Raises $120M for New “Energy Tech” Fund

September 20, 2013

With a focus in Canada, the new VC fund received strong limited partner interest for investments at the intersection of cleantech and conventional energy.