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German Cleantech Semiconductor Company Secures $19M

A German developer of semiconductors for LED lighting technology and other high-voltage applications, has raised more than $19 million from European and North American early-stage investors.

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Smartgrid Developer SynapSense Raises $5M From GE and Current Investors

Folsom, Calif.,-based SynapSense, a developer of wireless energy efficiency solutions that cuts power costs of data centers, has raised $5 million in a new financing round. GE’s energy financing unit, GE Energy Financial Services, stepped in as a first-time investor.

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This Week In Green Energy: The Solar Shuffle


Week of:  March 22, 2010 – March 26, 2010Solar 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 several days…

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VC Update

Calera, a developer of technology that turns CO2 into building materials, has received a $15 million private equity investment from coal producer Peabody Energy. The proprietary technology developed by Los Gatos, Calif.-based Calera converts CO2 released from power facilities, cement plants or refineries into carbon negative building materials. The Calera process also acts as a…

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This Week In Green Energy: Cleantech’s Revolving Door

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What’s often forgotten in the whole debate surrounding the energy and climate change bill is that cap – and – trade is just one of a number of provisions that combined will bring long-term certainty to the U.S. renewable energy sector and help put it on par with other dominant renewable energy markets in Europe and yes, China.

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Exclusive: Emerald Technology Ventures Nears First Close on €150M Cleantech Fund

Emerald Technology Ventures, a Zurich-based cleantech venture capital fund, expects to hold a first close for a €150 million ($204 million) cleantech-focused fund, by early summer, an industry source tells G.E.R.

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Emerald Technology Ventures to Launch €150M New Cleantech Fund; Whitney Rockley Joins as Partner

Zurich-based cleantech venture fund Emerald Technology Ventures is looking to raise as much as €150 million ($220 million) for a yet to be launched third fund and has hired cleantech veteran Whitney Rockley from Nomura as a partner to help oversee the effort. Scott MacDonald, a partner at Emerald’s Montreal office, tells GER that investments…

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