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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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Virgin’s Richard Branson Emerges As Investor in Solazyme

A little more than month after announcing a $52 million Series D, South San Francisco, Calif.,-based biofuel developer Solazyme is releasing names of some of the boldface investors that joined its latest funding round.

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The Week In Green Energy: M&A Wave Hits Greentech

M&A activity looks to be taking off in cleantech and renewable energy again.

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Agribusiness Co. Bunge Invests in Biofuel Startup Solazyme

Solazyme, a research and development-focused algae-based biofuel company in South San Francisco, Calif, announced that Bunge, the White Plains, NY food company, has� invested an undisclosed amount in its Series D round.

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The Week In Green Energy: Scaling Back The Government Dollar

Money remains tight these days and so cuts are in order, even when it comes to supporting the establishment of a dominant renewable energy sector. The Obama administration and the Democratic-led Congress share a single, ambitious goal when it comes to renewable energy: Crudely speaking they want to beat China and win the global green…

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