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The Week in Green Energy: America’s Gloomy Wind Sector

After a couple of years of sustained growth, U.S. wind power investments have fallen off the cliff over the past year, pummeled by a combination of record-low natural gas prices, low power prices and ongoing uncertainty over the expansion of key federal stimulus programs. Add reverberations from the Great Recession and one starts to understand…

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BrightSource Readying IPO?

BrightSource Energy is expected to win one of many approvals for its Ivanpah plant today but there are rumors that the company is readying an IPO.

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Cleantech Is Where Most of The VC Dollars Are Heading These Days

PeHUB, today released a Top 10 ranking of this year’s largest venture capital deals, so far. And, not surprisingly, half of the 10 deals listed involved cleantech companies. Better Place, the battery service provider, leads the ranking with $150 million raised. Electric automobile maker Codax Automotive takes third place with $158 million raised in equity…

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BrightSource Scales Back Solar Plant; Desert Tortoise Wins!

BrightSource Energy has proposed an alternative design for the 440-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, that would reduce the project�s footprint and have less impact on the threatened tortoise.

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Can Google Transform Green Energy?

if Google came up with a better search engine, why can�t it also make renewable energy scalable and affordable? Because success in one area does not guarantee, or even correlate with, success in the other.

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