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Dan Reicher quits Google for Stanford policy shop. Is Washington next?

Former assistant energy secretary, NRDC attorney and all-around green energy superman Dan Reicher has left his post as Google’s director of climate change and green energy initiatives to join Stanford’s new energy policy and finance center. Reicher’s departure has been framed in the context of Google’s widely reported struggles to hold onto top employees as…

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The Week In Green Energy: Government As A Long-Term Investor

With the clock ticking on key stimulus-funded renewable energy programs, green capitalists are concerned. They are pressing Congress and the Obama administration to extend these funding programs, including the very popular 1603 direct cash grants. Cleantech investors and developers want more than one-time handouts and are asking for long-term government funding.� At stake, they say…

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Google’s Dan Reicher: A Conversation at REFF About The Valley of Death

A conversation with Google’s Dan Reicher about bridging the �Valley of Death�.

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Google Makes $39M Direct Investment In Wind Farm

Google, on its blog, announced on Monday that it would invest $38.8 million in two wind farms in North Dakota, set to generate a combined 169.5 megawatts of electricity. NextEra Energy Resources is developing the two farms. This is the first time the company directly invests in a wind farm and marks a milestone for…

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Google’s Second Act: Company Says it Plans to Directly Fund Renewable Energy Projects

Google says that it is considering directly investing in renewable energy projects, and specifically in power plants. At a gathering of energy executive last night in San Francisco, Dan Reicher, director of climate change and energy initiatives at Google, said the company is looking at all options — backing companies as an early stage investor…

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