Thanks much to Eric W. for filling in while I was off the grid for over a week -- I hereby BOTH denounce AND reject his "snark"
... but hope everyone enjoyed it.
Also regrettably missed the Cleantech Venture Forum out in San Francisco last week, which sounds like it was a pretty good one
. Some media coverage on major developments at the event:
Deals from the last week or so:
- GTM already discussed Southridge Enterprises, Miles Electric Vehicles, Ausra, 1-Solar, Solar Systems, Hoku, and Climos, as well as Mascoma, APX, PureSense, and ActaCell. More on the PureSense round here.
Investors in the news:
Cleantech cluster-building updates: Massachusetts thinking big
, the Rice Business Plan Competition looks like it will be very strong
, New York's renewable energy task force says the state should put $400mm into cleantech
, and the Bay Area may enact a carbon tax
(hope they checked out my last post on the topic
Finally, it's well worth checking out GTM's 9 big solar trends