• VentureWire reported that ConsumerPowerline has raised an internal round of financing, but gave no further details on the round.
Other news and notes:  Hopefully the A123 IPO (tip of the hat to Richard Baxter for pointing me to the link) will help re-open the exit window for cleantech investors...  The East Side/ West Side feud continues -- who's dirtier?...  What particularly struck me here was the mention of $250mm in and "still developing its product," wow...  The other foodcrop-based biofuel in trouble -- biodiesel...  Finally, salmon-safe wine, my new favorite eco-label.