Tag: investment

Wichita City Council approves $7 million in industrial revenue bonds for POET’s Ethanol Product

Wichita City Council approves $7 million in industrial revenue bonds for POET’s Ethanol Product

May 4, 2016 |

In Kansas, the Wichita City Council has approved $7 million in industrial revenue bonds towards POET’s Ethanol Product’s planned $8 million investment in a new 26,000 square feet building. The bond will help the company to secure lower interest rates on the proposed project that will be co-located with its current Wichita headquarters. The company […]

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Finland to invest $88 million for biofuels and renewable energy technologies

Finland to invest $88 million for biofuels and renewable energy technologies

February 25, 2016 |

In Finland, the country will invest $88 million for biofuels and renewable energy technologies to help in its transition towards a clean energy market in 2030, cutting its fossil fuel imports by half during the 2020s and stop the use of coal. The country hopes to use renewable energy for half of its energy demand […]

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New clean energy investment decreases 2% to $74.9 billion in Q2 15

New clean energy investment decreases 2% to $74.9 billion in Q2 15

July 19, 2015 |

In New York, Clean Energy Pipeline reported that new investment in the global clean energy sector totaled $74.9 billion in Q2 15, a 2% decrease on Q2 14 ($76.5 billion). Despite the annual decrease, investment was still 11% above the average quarterly volume of investment during the past three years ($67.2 billion). New investment was […]

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Dutch firm to invest $302 million in Philippines’ largest ethanol plant

Dutch firm to invest $302 million in Philippines’ largest ethanol plant

March 31, 2015 |

In the Philippines, Dutch firm Van Kessel Inc. plans to invest $302 million to build the country’s largest ethanol plant. The fuel, produced from nipa, sweet potatoes, cassava, sweet sorghum and coconuts, will be developed primarily to export to the Japanese and Korean markets.

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World clean energy investment up 16% in 2014, hitting $310 billion

World clean energy investment up 16% in 2014, hitting $310 billion

January 12, 2015 |

World clean energy investment in 2014 rose 16% in 2014 to $310 billion, with offshore wind in Europe and solar in China and the US as the main drivers. This marks the first year since 2010-2011 that investment actually rose. Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s annual data highlights China as the strongest performance by far, and […]

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Greenbelt Resources secures $550,000 in investment round

Greenbelt Resources secures $550,000 in investment round

December 11, 2014 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources announced it has successfully achieved its goal of raising $550,000 from individual qualified accredited investors. The investments were offered in the form of either restricted common stock or unsecured interest bearing convertible debentures, with substantially all of the proceeds directed to common stock purchases. The net proceeds will be used for […]

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Philippines’ Dept. of Energy calling for more ethanol investment

Philippines’ Dept. of Energy calling for more ethanol investment

November 6, 2014 |

In the Philippines, the Dept. of Energy has issued a call for more investment in biofuels following the UNCTAD report released recently suggesting the fuel as beneficial for developing economies. The Dept.’s director says there must be more support for private sector investment in ethanol especially, and will look into the existing barriers to investment in […]

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Pavel Molchanov notes Q3 depression in cleantech investment

Pavel Molchanov notes Q3 depression in cleantech investment

October 12, 2014 |

In New York, Raymond James energy analyst Pavel Molchanov writes of 2014’s third quarter for clean tech investment: Amid a rather sharp “risk-off” trade towards the end of the quarter, 3Q was not a pleasant time for most clean tech investors (well, unless you were on the short side). Of course, the same was true […]

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World clean energy investment to bounce back from two years of decline

World clean energy investment to bounce back from two years of decline

October 6, 2014 |

In New York, according to Bloomberg, world clean energy investment will almost certainly bounce back from its two years of decline. In the first three quarters of 2014, investment was 16% ahead of the same period of 2013, at $175.1 billion. According to the analysis: “Third-quarter investment was $55 billion, up 12% from 2013, thanks […]

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4 Rules for Becoming an Investment Winner in industrial biotech

4 Rules for Becoming an Investment Winner in industrial biotech

September 16, 2014 |

It’s hard to make a valuable molecule out of low-value biomass. And even harder to make money out of it. What are the rules of the road, as understood by those who have dared, and done it, and lived to tell the tale? So, the Biofuels Digest Index is up 10 percent since May, but it’s […]

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