Vinod Khosla on Innovation and Startups in Greentech – GTM Daily Newsletter

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Vinod Khosla on Innovation and Startups in Greentech “Only small companies do impressive things.” One Step Closer to Vehicle-to-Grid? NRG Energy teams up with the University of Delaware to develop vehicle to grid for fleets—and then for everyone. Elevance Enters Green Chemicals’ IPO Goldrush Transforming plant-based oils into high-value chemicals …

Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place

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Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place A new study suggests that central charging is the only way to keep costs down and minimize grid impact. Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan The 170-employee startup is installing one megawatt per month. New Jersey …

Deal round-up: Cleantech fund space heats up

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27 June 2011 DEAL NEWS Deal round-up: Cleantech fund space heats up Opus Capital, Khosla Ventures lead $12m investment in Touchstone Semiconductor Coskata signs EPC deal for Alabama biofuels facility KiOR falls short of IPO expectations, raises $150m on Nasdaq listing Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento gets $50m for renewable …

Largest Canadian wind farm to use Vestas turbines

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10 June 2011 DEAL NEWS Largest Canadian wind farm to use Vestas turbines Nevada Geothermal Power acquires Iceland America Energy’s geothermal assets ADB, Carmanah secure $1m solar lighting contract with Marine Corps US renewable energy company General Compression raises $54.5m China’s Huaneng Renewables raises $800m in deferred IPO Downing invests …

KGRA Energy company locks in $2.75m for waste heat recovery

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10 May 2011 DEAL NEWS KGRA Energy company locks in $2.75m for waste heat recovery Innotech Solar bags €5.72m contract for Spanish solar plant Origin Energy acquires stake in Chilean geothermal explorer BP invests in renewable fuel start-up Verdezyne UK carbon capture company 2Co Energy acquires Powerfuel Power Nobao Renewable …

Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy files for IPO

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27 April 2011 DEAL NEWS Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy files for IPO Deal round-up: Cleantech innovators land windfall Solar Rainbow aims for new heights with roofing company acquisition Trina Solar seals Fotowatio sales agreement BASF buys inge watertechnologies from Emerald Technology Ventures Matrix Partners tipped to invest $15m in …

Deal round-up: Solar sector sears in the aftermath of Google deals

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18 April 2011 DEAL NEWS Deal round-up: Solar sector sears in the aftermath of Google deals Austrian solar company Isovoltaic cancels IPO Platina Partners buys 100MW of solar projects Zipcar IPO quick off the blocks Terra Firma’s Infinis buys three SSE onshore wind farms Greenko secures Karnataka wind, hydro concessions …