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The Week In Green Energy: Got Projects, Need Funding

There’s a trend that’s been fueling a lot of merger and acquisition deals, not just this week but over the past couple of years (since the dark days of September 2008). It goes something like this: Small, promising renewable energy developer with promising …

The Week In Green Energy: Google Goes Offshore

This week Google dipped its toes in the largely underdeveloped but extremely promising U.S. offshore and, in doing so, further clarified its ambitious renewable energy strategy. The Mountain View, Calif., search engine giant announced that it would partner with Swiss private equity fund …

The Week In Green Energy: iBanking Goes Sustainable

Morgan Stanley's iconic headquarter in New York The renewable energy and cleantech sector is ripe for a wave of consolidation and Wall Street banks don’t want to miss out on this potentially lucrative stream of green advisory fees. That’s why a growing number …

The Week In Green Energy: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Welcome to day one of the fourth quarter…2011 is only 90 days away! That’s just 90 days before crucial stimulus programs, including the very popular 1603 cash grants, expire. With Congress adjourned and a Democratic majority that’s fighting for its survival, it sure doesn’t …

The Week In Green Energy: The Money Is In China

China: The Green Dragon China is the “it” place these days when it comes to everything green. The country is more and more looking like a leader of the global renewable energy sector and less like the emerging contender. The Chinese market has …

The Week Green Energy: Chinas Green Shadow

The U.S. may have lead the IT revolution but it’s clear China is intent on leading the green revolution. The contrast between the two countries is stark when it comes to green energy. While Congress dithered over the passage of a renewable energy …

The Week In Green Energy: M&A Wave Hits Greentech

Green Energy M&A has started to get, erm, traction… If the dark cloud that is the Great Recession has a silver lining, it is that companies across America have accumulated huge stockpiles of cash. Now, nearly two years after the implosion of global …

The Week In Green Energy: The Local Option

WCI partners and observers A week after the Democratic Senate leadership killed comprehensive energy reform, the onus is on the states to fix the country’s emission and energy problems. We saw the beginnings of this with the release, this week, by the Western …

The Week In Green Energy: BP’s Cleantech On Thin Ice?

It started out as idle speculation: could BP, one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, survive the massive Gulf oil spill that began on April 20. But, after another calamitous week for the British oil and gas company’s stock and a …

The Week In Green Energy: ?Plug The Damn hole!?

Week of May 24 – to – May 28, 2010 President Obama tours the beach at Port Fourchon with Parish President Charlotte Randolph. The oil spill resulting from the Deepwater Horizon disaster now officially ranks as the worst in U.S. history. Eager to …