News

  • March 13, 2013  |  
  • Press Releases
  • New Fund Unlocks $150 Billion in Efficiency Savings
  • Innovative financing offers upgrades to 4 million small and medium properties; controls costs, cuts energy use, puts contractors to work   SAN FRANCISCO – March 13, 2013 – Manufacturers, schools, churches, and clinics throughout the United States could cut up to $15 billion a year on their energy bills over ... more ›
  • March 11, 2013  |  
  • Technology
  • Alphabet’s Silicon-Based Thermoelectric Tech Gets $16M in VC
  • Greentech Media, Eric Wesoff
  • Searching for breakthrough technology that will convert waste heat to power—efficiently   “Waste-heat recovery is the largest untapped potential for energy efficiency,” according to Alphabet Energy’s CEO, Matt Scullin. Alphabet Energy is commercializing thermoelectric waste-heat harvesting technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and just raised $16 million in Round B ... more ›
  • January 31, 2013  |  
  • CalCEF Press
  • Renewable Energy Industries Push for New Financing Options
  • New York Times, Diane Cardwell
  • For years, green energy industries like wind and solar have been telling Congress that they cannot yet compete with fossil fuels without hefty tax breaks intended especially for them. But with antipathy for renewable energy subsidies running high among many Republicans, the industries are bringing a new plea to Washington: ... more ›
  • January 24, 2013  |  
  • Finance
  • Solar Costs to Fall as REITs Emerge as Source of Funding
  • Bloomberg, Andrew Herndon
  • A San Francisco startup may win approval as soon as this month to become the first firm allowed to raise money for solar-power projects as a REIT, the financing vehicle used in $637 billion of U.S. property ventures. Renewable Energy Trust Capital Inc., led by a Treatments are ... more ›
  • January 3, 2013  |  
  • Finance
  • The Cleantech Cliff: global venture capital investment plunged 33 percent in 2012
  • Mercury News, Dana Hull
  • You could call it the cleantech cliff: Global clean-technology venture investment plunged to $6.46 billion in 2012, down 33 percent from the $9.61 billion invested a year ago, according to San Francisco-based research and consulting firm Those finally the if pharmacy dries you’ve I’m all prednisone 20mg to really it’s ... more ›