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The Week In Green Energy: Calling For All Available Investors!

Week of April 19 – to – April 23, 2010 This week, biofuel developer Codexis sold shares as part of its much anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO). The company sold shares for $13, which was on the low-end of the $13 – to – $15 per share range, raising a total of $78 million. The…

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Is Soros Still Planning to Invest in Cleantech?

Yes, George Soros (# 10 in our November Top 10 Players in Green Energy) the activist billionaire, is still planning to invest in cleantech, a spokesman tells G.E.R., declining to provide more details on how and when that could happen.

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Soros: IMF Should Fund Climate Change Projects in Poor Nations

George Soros, one of a number of “global notables” in Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, told reporters today that a proposed $10 billion-a-year fund to assist poor nations adapt to climate change is not likely to�brake the deadlock over climate change funding for poor countries, one of the major hurdles to getting…

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The Top Ten Players In Green Energy: Nos. 6-10

Every month, GER assembles a list of the top ten players in green energy. Some of the rankings are counterintuitive, especially the players who oppose green energy initiatives. But these�rankings are based on the players� influence over green energy policy and their ability to move the debate. Other factors in the rankings include industry and…

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Details Emerge on Soros� $1bn Green Investment

Michael Vachon, George Soros‘ spokesperson, got back to us. He tells us that details are still being finalized on how the $1 billion will be managed. Will it be via Soros Fund Management, or a yet-to-be-formed dedicated investment company? “No decision has been made,” he writes in an email to GER. On the investment style,…

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