Green Building

FirstFuel Software Offers Wealth of Energy Data that Utility Companies Badly Need

June 29, 2015

Having gained market adoption for its proprietary energy data analytics software, designed to enhance the energy efficiency of buildings, FirstFuel plans to continue its expansion...

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...

India’s Smart Cities, Green Buildings Present Opportunities for Cleantech Firms

May 12, 2015

India is investing $16 billion over a five-year period to develop 100 smart cities and rejuvenating another 500.

What’s Hot in 2015? Energy Entrepreneurs Sound Off

February 9, 2015  |  1 Comment

Distributed energy storage is “where the innovation is” and corporate VCs are the best source of capital for game changing energy technologies, says a Columbia U. panel.

“Survivors” Win Admiration from Investors in New Cleantech 100 List

November 4, 2014

This year's list revealed that investors are rewarding companies that are gaining market traction and revenue, not unproven “hopefuls.” We spoke to judges who reveal their top...

Cleantech & Resource Efficiency New Fundings and Fund Activity

November 4, 2014

New Indian Impact venture fund; Cycle Capital ventures into China; $100M Closed Loop recycling fund launch; Digital Lumens raises $23M; Illinois Clean Energy Fund Makes first 4 investments;...

Early Stage Cleantech VCs Love New York… Know Why?

August 29, 2014

New York’s cleantech startup scene was on full display during a recent big industry pitch contest, attracting investors looking for their next home run. We run down the hottest NY-based...

Cleantech’s Investing Pulse Remains Strong in Distributed Generation, Data Analytics & Social Impact

August 29, 2014

Prolific VCs Rob Day and Josh Green and family office investors Eagle Cliff Partners and Prelude Ventures reveal key trends and where they are finding opportunities in cleantech’s...

New Fundings: Beyond Meat Raises Series D Round, Its Largest Yet

August 2, 2014

Inventys closes round to fund deployment of carbon capture; Green Charge Networks secures $56M for energy storage; pressure monitoring startup WheelRight secures $4M; DOE Grants to...

New Fundings: KPCB, Andreessen and First Round Capital put $25M behind San Francisco-based Airware

July 25, 2014

Smart buildings startup CrowdComfort raises $344K of a $1.5M round; Solar thin-film company Solexel moves toward commercial production with $31M; Natural pesticide company TyraTech...