Search Results: Energy Efficiency

 
Comverge Announces $20 Million Revolving Credit Facility Increase
of Smart Grid, demand management and energy efficiency solutions, today announced that it entered into …
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Crossing the Cleantech Divide: The Road to 2020
the venture capital, entrepreneurial, public policy, energy and … NGO communities. Our goal is to focus the attention, insight, and energy of the group on the question of how best to … innovative technology companies in the energy generation, energy storage and energy efficiency sectors … ]]>Eastern Standard Time02010-04-10T01:00:00FalseFalse2010-04-08T15:00:00Eastern Standard Time
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SUPERMATH Conference: Forum on Analytics
SUPERMATH is a one day, invitation-only … internet advertising and securities trading to energy and … management. They permeate every facet of our lives creating efficiencies and a higher quality of life. … of hands-on demonstrations of cutting-edge Internet, Energy, Medicine, and Security analytics from … SUPERMATH keynote speakers include: energy-policy analyst, transport economist and environmental …
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Great Leaps Forward: Three Observations About Investing in China (PDF)
GREAT LEAPS FORWARD: THREE OBSERVATIONS ABOUT INVESTING IN CHINAFEBRUARY 2008 VENTURE CAPITAL UPDATE 1In August of this year, the People’s Republic of China will host the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. For this emerging global powerhouse, the Summer Games are much more than an international athletic competition …
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Interpreting the Latest Venture Trends: From Bedtime Story To Reality (PDF)
1 MARCH 2007 venture capital update U.S. economists are predicting a Goldilocks economy in 2007—not too hot, not too cold, possibly just right—and potentially a combination of extremes, with some sectors heating up and others cooling off. SVB Capital sees a parallel in venture capital. The hot spell of the bubble is lo …
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Economic Outlook
June 23, 2009 Posted by
No matter how much I am around technology, I am continuously amazed.
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Cleantech
April 09, 2010 Posted by
The U.S. has subsidized rooftop solar PV primarily through a combination of federal tax incentives and utility-administered programs. At the same time, Germany, Japan, and Spain have all achieved explosive growth in their renewable energy markets in recent years through Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs), where a government policy directly sets the subsidy price to eligible consumers. Many are now advocating that the FiT model should be applied in the U.S. Others are questioning what impact it would have in the market and whether the structure of incentives leads to different technology choices by consumers.
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Cleantech
June 03, 2010 Posted by
On April 8-9, 2010, Silicon Valley Bank broughttogether 104 experts from the entrepreneurial, venture capital, energy,academic and policy worlds to discuss critical issues affecting the long termgrowth of the energy generation, storage and efficiency markets.  Here are our key takeaways from this set ofinvigorating, closed door discussions.
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Cleantech
April 09, 2010 Posted by
The magnitude of opportunities in global energy markets is enormous, but scaling up a new technology to “utility” scale also presents unique challenges for the venture model. The leap from initial product demonstration and small scale manufacturing into production or assets in the hundreds of megawatts (and hundreds of millions of dollars) largely exceeds the capacity of venture equity financing. Given the current state of capital markets, start-ups are wondering what sources of lending are available for initial large scale manufacturing or projects and what role can and should government play (for example, through loan guarantees and grants) in “picking winners” and lowering the hurdle for new clean energy technologies to attract commercial capital and gain traction in the market.
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Cleantech
April 09, 2010 Posted by
The last year has seen a wave of investment and utility interest in home and business energy intelligence tools. Power providers and companies that supply infrastructure envision a smart grid that will provide significant improvements over the current utility distribution grid. Targeted improvements include automated meter reading, faster outage detection and repair, demand response tools to reduce energy usage during peak usage times, and load shifting capabilities to distribute power to high demand areas in real time.
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