We can only hope that Sec. Paulson is studying up on his Akerlof information theory (hence the title of this post, lame pun alert), before going on his big bad-debt buying spree. While the financial markets were in turmoil this past week, however, the news for cleantech VC was looking much brighter.  Early tallies of cleantech venture capital showed that the third quarter was another banner quarter for venture capital in the sector. The Venture Power Report from GTM counted $2.8B in greentech venture capital in the quarter (if it's like last quarter, this covers North America, Europe, Israel and Australia), the biggest quarter ever tracked by the GTM analyst, Eric Wesoff.  A...