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Clouds On The Horizon For VC-Dependent Cleantech Startups

In the U.S. renewable energy and cleantech companies, will find it� more difficult to secure early-stage financing, concludes� a survey��released yesterday by the National Venture Capital Association and Deloitte & Touche.

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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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This Week In Green Energy: Obama�s New Drill

Week of March 29 – to – April 2, 2010 Why did he do it? That was the question many people asked this week after President Obama endorsed offshore oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to central Florida, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and Alaska�s north coast. The announcement follows 14…

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Clean Tech Investing Bounces Back With Electric Car Deals Leading The Way

By Mark Boslet, co-editor, TechPulse360 Venture capitalists returned enthusiastically to clean-tech investing in the first quarter, increasing their spending. But they shun solar companies for electric cars and backed away from the smart grid. To hedge their bets, they spread their money more broadly than in the past, putting smaller sums in more companies. Clean-tech…

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This Week In Green Energy: The Solar Shuffle

Week of: March 22, 2010 – March 26, 2010 Solar Millennium is not in trouble, its finances are solid and it only hired an auditing firm to dispel ongoing negative market rumors surrounding the German solar company. In essence, that’s what the company’s flacks told G.E.R. in an email response to questions we sent them…

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