Venture Capital


For many of us who have been in the cleantech industry for the past decade, together we are trying to build the new energy economy. We are coming from an era where an adolescent industry tried to push technologies that weren’t mature into the hands of early adopter customers who were willing to pay a… Keep reading →

FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit - Day 3

Anyone who follows the energy business has by now heard about the recent 60 Minutes segment “The Cleantech Crash,” that basically said cleantech is dead. Understandably, the blow back from cleantech industry stakeholders has been harsh, loud and swift. However, while cleantech is certainly not dead and some VC firms even remain bullish, the story… Keep reading →

Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota

Oil and gas companies have discovered most of the world’s “easy oil,” but face extreme pressure from shareholders and Wall Street to consistently increase production and replace reserves, which takes them further offshore and closer to the poles. And as petroleum resources are increasingly developed in outpost locations with unconventional methods, the key to making… Keep reading →


Because they just hit a venture capital home run with Google’s acquisition of Nest. Despite recent mainstream media reports, cleantech venture capital is alive and kicking at the start of 2014. Just ask Peter Nieh and the cleantech team at Lightspeed, KPCB’s Randy Komisar, Venrock’s David Pakman or Shasta Ventures’ Rob Coneybeer. That group, along… Keep reading →

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State v USC

Ecopropagator is the first crowdfunding platform to target the market for cleantech projects. It is for investors who want to make money whilst ‘making the world a better place’. We provide funding solutions and support for ecological projects as well as advice on government initiatives – all in a safe investment environment. As we are… Keep reading →

Germany Seeks Permanent Nuclear Waste Storage Site

The annual MIT Venture Capital conference is a summit where VCs from Menlo Park to Boston come together and present their views on the next hottest startup investments to eager MBA students, entrepreneurs, and fellow investors. As global leaders in engineering and technology, it’s no surprise that MIT has always been a pillar for energy industry development,… Keep reading →

City Of London Cemetery Pilots New Scheme To Reclaim Old Graves For Re-Use

This updated list is actually good news. OK, if Black Friday can start on Thanksgiving, then we can start making year-end lists on December 1. We listed the more than 200 VC-funded solar startups back in 2008. We knew that we’d be writing about most of them on their way up — as well as on their way down.… Keep reading →

UK's First Large-Scale Desalination Plant In Operation

“It all comes down to the performance of the membrane.” Greentech Media’s editorial focus is on renewable energy, the modernization of the electrical grid, and the evolution of the utility-customer relationship as distributed generation deployment increases. But we also cover water technology, because the water-energy nexus can’t be ignored. There is a looming water crisis… Keep reading →

IFA 2012 Consumer Electronics Trade Fair

Funding at least 30 cleantech deals and deploying more than $500 million in summer 2013 In case you were unplugged for a while this summer, here are the companies that took in cash from the greentech VC community in the last few months. If we missed any VC funding event since June, let us know… Keep reading →

Obama Nominates New Energy Secretary, New EPA Administrator

The US federal government has long had a hand in guiding development of the country’s energy sector. In some cases, such as the Department of Energy’s role in the early stages of research and development that helped usher in the shale boom, this has been hailed as a success. In others, such as the highly-publicized… Keep reading →

Page 1 of 41234