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The Week in Green Energy: The Unique Position of Cleantech

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U.S. Venture Funds Invest $1B in Cleantech Companies

Last quarter U.S. venture capital funds invested $1.1 billion in cleantech companies across 76 deals, according to an Ernst & Young analysis of data compiled by Dow Jones VentureSource. The bullish data is good news for a renewable energy sector wrestling with an overall uncertain funding climate. On a consecutive quarter basis, dollars invested in…

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The Week in Green Energy: Green Energy Investors Contemplate a Double Dip

By Mark Pabst, San Francisco Given the roller coaster ride stocks took this week, investors can be forgiven for feeling a little nauseous. Between renewed fears about European debt, Standard and Poor’s recent downgrade of the U.S.’ own long-term debt, and the looming specter of a double dip recession, it took a strong stomach to…

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The Alternative Agenda: Midterms; Falling VC Investments; Countdown to Cancun

U.S. Midterms Tomorrow, America heads back to the polls. Predictions have confidently called a Republican takeover of the House and for Democrats to maintain a thin� Senate majority.� A Republican win tomorrow will of course deflates Obama’s once ambitious alternative energy agenda, at least until 2012. Over the summer, Democrats floated the idea of passing…

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The Week Green Energy: China’s 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 / climate change this spring and summer, China invested $11.5 billion in…

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