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 […]
Kleiner Perkins's John Doer has led some major green investments for the firm. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers foreshadowed a return to its digital core a few weeks ago when it announced that its new $1 billion Digital Growth Fund (DGF) would invest […]
Electric car maker Fisker Automotive has raised $150 million in a new round of venture funding, reports Fortune’s Dan Primack, citing a regulatory filling. Investors include New Enterprise Associates and return backer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The venture round was done at […]
What’s the best way to sell high-performance solar-capture technology like solar photovoltaic panels? Buyout your customers, of course! Specifically, buy the project pipelines of cash-starved independent developers that in better economic times would be purchasing? your PV panels. That’s the strategy adopted for […]
Arlington, Va.,-based? OPOWER, a developer of energy efficiency and smartgrid software, has closed a $50 million round of financing co-led by Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Bloomberg has a2,800-word profile on the irrepresible T. Boone Pickens this morning that includes the unsurprising analysis that the Texas-oilman turned green-energy guru is acting partially out of self interest. He has a 33 percent interest in Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NAS:CLNE), which […]
Are we seeing a new era of corporate activism on climate change or is this just a fleeting moment? Today, following on the heels of the latest defection from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its opposition to cap-and-trade, business executives from 150 […]