Tag: cleantech

Activity and prospects: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the Clean Tech Primer

Activity and prospects: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to the Clean Tech Primer

January 5, 2017 |

This week, Raymond James released its Clean Tech Primer 2017, arguably the most cogent and concise summary of activity and prospects across the gamut from solar power through to water technology, including all biofuels, biopower and bioindustrials. The report’s lead author, Pavel Molchano, will be on stage at ABLC 2017 this year for an in-person update […]

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Cleantech average investment size doubled since 2013, says Cleantech Group

Cleantech average investment size doubled since 2013, says Cleantech Group

October 18, 2015 |

In California, i3 Connect, a Cleantech Group division said that $2.3 Billion in Cleantech VC investment across 165 deals took place in Q3 2015. Cleantech VC-backed companies are maturing with the average investment size triple what it was 2 years ago in 3Q 2013, the group said, noting that “Corporate participation in cleantech VC deals has never […]

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Do Liberals Hate Biofuels?

Do Liberals Hate Biofuels?

August 27, 2015 |

By Douglas L. Faulkner, “The Cleantech Conservative”, special to The Digest Most liberals don’t hate biofuels. But most don’t love them either, mainly because of their underlying environmental concerns about first-generation biofuels, corn starch ethanol and soy biodiesel. The left’s deep ambivalence toward biofuels is thus a mirror image of conservative views, amplifying that political […]

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4 minutes with… Stephen Gerritson, Vice President EDC of Seattle & King County and Chairman, CleanTech Alliance – Washington

4 minutes with… Stephen Gerritson, Vice President EDC of Seattle & King County and Chairman, CleanTech Alliance – Washington

February 23, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. The EDC’s role is to create jobs and advance the economy in King County. One sector we focus on is Clean Energy and Technology, which includes clean fuels. We provide technical and organizational assistance to companies in this sector at no charge. Tell […]

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Bronzeoak Philippines JV secures funding for $90 million 20MW biomass plant

Bronzeoak Philippines JV secures funding for $90 million 20MW biomass plant

November 5, 2014 |

In the Philippines, Bronzeoak Philippines, Inc. and ThomasLloyd Cleantech Infrastructure Fund plan to invest $90 million in a 20MW biomass-fired power plant co-located at its 22MW solar farm in San Carlos. The facility’s funding has been secured on a 30-70 basis and construction should take up to 24 months. China’s Wuxi Wagwang has been hired […]

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17 advanced bioeconomy companies make 2014 Cleantech 100 list

17 advanced bioeconomy companies make 2014 Cleantech 100 list

October 8, 2014 |

In Washington, 17 advanced bioeconomy companies were named to the 2014 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, and LanzaTech was named North American Company of the year, awarded to the highest-ranked company on the list from the region. According to the Cleantech Group, a record number of nominations were received: 5,995 distinct companies from […]

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Greenergy Holdings sells 60% share in Biomass Holdings for $9.24 million

Greenergy Holdings sells 60% share in Biomass Holdings for $9.24 million

July 8, 2014 |

In the Philippines, Greenergy Holdings has sold its 60% shareholding in Biomass Holdings to ThomasLloyd Cleantech Infrastructure Fund for $9.24 million. Biomass Holdings’ first project is a 18MW co-generation facility located at the San Carlos ethanol plant that is slated to come online later this year. The other major shareholder is Cleantech Projektgesellschaft.  

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CleanTECH San Diego picks up Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity grant from California for biofuels development

CleanTECH San Diego picks up Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity grant from California for biofuels development

June 27, 2013 |

In San Diego, CleanTECH San Diego, the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation and the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation have been awarded a Regional Industry Clusters of Opportunity II (RICO II) grant from the California Workforce Investment Board.  This $250,000 grant is funded by Assembly Bill 118, Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology […]

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Guardian Energy Sued for Patent Infringement by CleanTech Corp

Guardian Energy Sued for Patent Infringement by CleanTech Corp

June 10, 2013 |

In Minnesota, GS CleanTech Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GreenShift Corporation, has filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota against Guardian Energy, LLC for infringement of GreenShift’s patented corn oil extraction processes. GreenShift Corporation develops and commercializes clean technologies to decrease the need for raw materials, to facilitate co-product […]

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Hawaii Fuel Test Center changes name to HiSERF, expands cleantech mission

Hawaii Fuel Test Center changes name to HiSERF, expands cleantech mission

December 6, 2012 |

In Hawaii, you can now call it HiSERF, the Hawaii Sustainable Energy Research Facility. The 10-year-old Hawaii Fuel Cell Test Facility – sponsored by the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawaii-Manoa and Hawaiian Electric Company — got that new name, a new logo and a new sign to reflect its new and expanded mission […]

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