Smart Grid

Cities Get Smarter with Corporate & Startup Partnerships

August 31, 2016

Large companies including Google, Microsoft and IBM are helping cities achieve their sustainability goals. Cities are now key drivers of new clean tech projects as they strive to become...

New Technology on Display as ARPA-E Preps for Funding Surge

April 11, 2016

We take a look at some of the new technologies displayed at last month's ARPA-E Innovation Summit, as well as funding initiatives over the past year and some of the numerous companies...

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....

Investors Look to Asia for Returns on Solar, Smart Grid Projects

May 11, 2015

Leaders from the World Bank, FMO, Asia Climate Partners, and Armstrong Asset Management discuss opportunities for private equity and project investing in Asia’s clean tech market....

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...

“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 Fundings & Deals Roundup

August 29, 2014

Nuclear energy tech fundings getting hot; Hefty VCs dump $8M into Enevo for waste collection sensoring; Green & Grow absorbs $6M for organic gardening; 3M zaps $5M into Smart Energy...

New Illinois VC Fund and the Growing Midwest Cleantech Cluster

July 11, 2014

New venture investment and funding activity shines a light on innovative cleantech companies in the Midwest.

This Week’s CleanTech Industry News Analysis

July 11, 2014

U.S- China cooperate on cleantech deals; major U.S. DOE cleantech investments; new EV battery breakthrough; new milestones for biofuels.

U.S. DOE Revives $4B Loan Program for Clean Tech

April 23, 2014

The Department of Energy is offering nearly $4 billion in loan guarantees to foster the commercialization of some U.S.-based renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.