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Al and Tipper Gore Call it Quits

Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers partner and former Vice President Al Gore is separating from his wife of 40 years, Tipper.

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April Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: Cape Wind The 420-megawatt Cape Wind project �is big, but the expectations for it are even bigger. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who just last week�announced approval for the project amidst some stiff opposition, expects the Nantucket Sound wind farm to do no less than prove the viability of offshore wind in America. Much remains…

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Solar CPV Developer Announces 9-Digit Funding Round

Another day, another huge cleantech venture capital funding round, today Amonix, a Seal Beach, Calif.-based maker of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems, has closed a $129.4 million Series B funding. Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers led the round. Other participants included Adams Street Partners, Angeleno Group, PCG Clean Energy & Technology Fund, Vedanta Capital,…

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This Week in Green Energy: Sen.-elect Brown and the Future of Climate Change Legislation

Senator-elect Scott Brown’s (R-Mass.) stunning victory in Massachusetts over Martha Coakley was a shot heard across the country. Although the impact this victory will have on climate change legislation remains hard to assess, most agree that when it comes to issues like climate change (or healthcare…), Tuesday’s surprise win is not a positive. “It’s going…

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Wind Turbine Startup FloDesign Raises $34.5M

FloDesign Wind Turbine, a manufacturer of�high efficiency wind turbines that use technology initially developed by the aerospace industry, has closed a $34.5 million Series B funding round led by returning investor Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers.

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