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The Week in Green Energy: Wither Nuclear?

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Finding financing for carbon-free power plants is challenging. There are too many people chasing too few dollars. However, in less than a year Roderick Bryden, the CEO of waste-to-energy power plant developer Plasco Energy Group, has managed to raise nearly $250 million. Armed with a quarter billion dollars and a technology he believes will revolutionize…

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Soros Fund Management Leads C$140 million Investment in Canadian Waste-to-Energy Company

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Ottawa-based Plasco Energy Group, a developer of syngas technology, has closed a C$140 million ($143 million) equity financing led George Soros’s Soros Fund Management.

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The Week in Green Energy: VCs Still Like Green

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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 $38 million in Facebook.The news troubled some in the green power sector because it signaled that the firm’s interest in renewable and cleantech startups might…

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George Soros Partners With Silver Lake To Launch New Cleantech Fund

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Silver Lake Partners has partnered with George Soros’s Soros Fund Management to launch a clean energy-dedicated fund.

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Qteros Raises $22M Series C

Qteros, the Marlborough, Mass., developer of cellulosic ethanol, has closed the initial $22 million tranche in its third round of venture funding.

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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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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, Vachon…

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