NewNet Daily Newsletter: Better Place’s $100m equity raise leads Israeli PE activity

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NewNet Daily Newsletter

10 May 2013

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Deal News

Better Place’s $100m equity raise leads Israeli PE activity PREMIUM

Scottish LED lighting scheme pitches for Green Investment Bank funding PREMIUM

Khosla-backed Infinia sees success with 2013 fundraising drive

Exim Bank signs €150m loan from EIB to support green projects

Yingli supplies 220MW of modules for China Power Investment

Axion Power completes $9m private placement

Camco disposes of South East Asia arm to Payar Investments

University spin-out Picasolar gets cash from MIT Clean Energy Prize win

Ventive raises funding from Mercia for heating efficiency

Solazyme, AkzoNobel to develop bio oils for paints


Company News

MidAmerican sets ambitious 1GW Iowa wind goal

China seeks talks with EU over solar duties

Electric car maker Tesla makes millions on t-shirt sales PREMIUM

EU proposals for Chinese solar duties ‘disappointing’

LDK-owned Sunways brings in administrators

Exclusive: MaRS Cleantech Fund closes in on $30m target PREMIUM

EU duties will be death of UK solar industry, says STA PREMIUM

Bilal Zuberi jumps ship from General Catalyst to Lux Capital

ABB’s CEO Joe Hogan stands down for private reasons



Deal Leads

BDC Venture Capital expands Canada technology accelerator

Canadian investor seeks policy-risk free green opportunities

US EPA makes $9m available for diesel emissions reduction

US concentrated solar specialist reveals fundraising plan


Latest Analysis (PREMIUM CONTENT)

Germany takes distributed power seriously

One of the main tasks in delivering a smart grid will be to install and bring together Smart Grid systems such as AMI and Automatic Distributed Response with distributed energy and smart buildings to win negawatts. Sector specialist Memoori says Germany’s approach is one worth following.