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Khosla Ventures Portfolio Company Raises $13.7M Series B

San Francisco-based solar technology developer PVT Solar has raised $13.7 million in� a series B round led by Sigma Partners.

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Japan Takes On Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Let the trade jousts begin! On Monday Japan filed a complaint with the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) against Canada, arguing that Ontario’s very popular Green Energy Act, and in particular, its Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) unfairly favors local firms.

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Japanese Companies Lead Cleantech Innovation Race

The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted some 271 clean energy patents during the third quarter of 2009, which is the highest amount of approved patents in a single quarter, according to the latest Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) compiled by law firm Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti. The index offers some indication…

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In and around the green

EU bank grants $1.2 billion in loans for clean cars (Cnet) Obama flexible on CO2 permit auctioning- W. House (Reuters) Solar subsidies not so popular in Japan (Green Light via GreenTechMedia.com) Report: Spies hacked into U.S. electricity grid (Cnet) Surprise, Saudi Arabia not excited about carbon cuts (The Vine via The New Republic) Obama looking…

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