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17 April 2014

Sony, Hydro-Québec to create smart grid joint venture

smartgridnetwork_170_170 Sony, Japan's biggest TV maker,has established a joint venture with clean energy company Hydro-Québec to develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids.

17 April 2014

US Department of Energy announces $4bn in loans for renewable energy, efficiency projects

westmill_solar_170_170 The US Department of Energy has announced plans to guarantee $4bn in new loans for innovative green energy projects.

15 April 2014

Battery & grid specialist Younicos buys the remains of bankrupt Xtreme Power

Grid1_170 Battery and grid software specialist Younicos has bought up assets from the bankrupt renewable energy storage company Xtreme Power.

14 April 2014

Renewable energy storage system provider Arista Power raises $1.5m

powergrid170 The renewable energy storage system provider Arista Power has raised a total of $1.5m selling 1,500 shares in a private placement transaction.

10 April 2014

NASA invests in alternatives to batteries for deep space missions

NASA_170SQ NASA is hunting for new energy storage technology that can replace the existing battery technologies it uses to power its missions both on Earth and in deep space.

2 April 2014

Advanced Hydrogen Plasmonics seeks $10m investment

hydrogen_170 Hydrogen energy technology company Advanced Hydrogen Plasmonics is seeking a $10m investment in return for equity, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed on 1 April.

28 March 2014

World Bank kickstarts cleantech incubator in Ethiopiap

ethiopia_170 The World Bank has launched a new cleantech business hub, the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center in Addis Ababa to support enterprises that address climate change and boost the local economy.

28 March 2014

Natural gas company NG Advantage raises $5.5m

Gas works_170SQ Natural gas delivery company NG Advantage has raised $5.5m selling debt to investors according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It says the company is targeting a total of $7m in the fund raising round.

26 March 2014

Cleantech developer Adelan hunts investment amid surging fuel cell optimismp

gas170 UK-based cleantech development company Adelan is looking for funding to further commercialise its technology amid increased optimism about fuel cell profitability.

25 March 2014

CABEI to invest $360m in Central America’s energy sector

wind-turbine-with-red-tips The Central American Bank For Economic Integration is expecting to finance energy projects in the region worth $360m this year.

24 March 2014

NEC buys commercial energy solutions unit from battery maker A123 for $100m

Battery3_170SQ Japanese technology multinational NEC has bought the A123 Systems' energys solutions business unit for $100m.

24 March 2014

EU delays decision on 2030 climate targetsp

European_union_PPCOE_170_170 European Union leaders have delayed a decision on ratifying the region’s 2030 EU climate and energy goals by seven months sparking concerns investment in the bloc's renewable energy sector could be discouraged.

21 March 2014

US Energy Department invests $17m in emerging cleantech businesses

wind_turbine2_170_170 US government grants worth $17m have been awarded to small businesses to help fund green technology innovation and research projects.

20 March 2014

Energy storage systems maker ZBB Energy raises $13.1m in public offering

battery170 US energy storage systems maker ZBB Energy Corporation has raised $13.1m after a public offering.

20 March 2014

Private equity-backed ClearEdge Power raises $5m

fuelcell170 ClearEdge Power (CEP) has sold debt and equity to raise $5m from investors.

20 March 2014

Qinous launches energy storage system on back of investment

windmill_170_170 VC-backed Quinous, has launched a storage system designed to supply off-grid regions with renewable energy.

20 March 2014

Battery specialist Flux Power seeks $5m investment

Battery3_170SQ Battery specialist Flux Power is seeking $5.2m in a fundraising round that has so far seen $1.9m committed to the company.

19 March 2014

Cleantech investment vehicle Infuse Ventures make second close on $18mp

a_solar_panel170 Clean technology investor Infuse Ventures has held a second close on its latest fund on $18m. The vehicle is targeting a final target of $20m.

18 March 2014

Energy Technologies Institute explores energy storage project

gas-170SQ The Energy Technologies Institute is seeking partners to develop a project to explore the potential for different gases to supply energy across the UK.

17 March 2014

Sustainable investment body urges UK government to protect green policies

n_pol_osborne_170 Chancellor George Osborne is being urged by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association to protect green policies ahead of his budget speech on Wednesday.

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