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31 July 2012

Tourism boost in Cuba opens markets for cleantech companiesp

A Colombian engineering company focused on developing water treatment technologies has revealed to NewNet a project financing opportunity in the Cuban capital city of Havana.

29 July 2012

Stock round-up: Big decline in NEX listingsp

This week it was revealed that the WilderHill New Energy Index declined more than 15 per cent in the second quarter, with the measure of clean energy stocks down 11.5 per cent for the first half of the year.

27 July 2012

Deal round-up: Investors dig deep as green valuations nosedivep

Deals this week have seen major contributions from investors who seem to be reaching deep into their pockets despite reports showing that interest in cleantech and renewable energy is decreasing.

27 July 2012

Cleantech nanotechnology specialist reaches halfway point of Series D roundp

A nanotechnology company commercialising a product used in LED lighting and thin-film solar panels has reached the halfway point in its Series D financing round.

25 July 2012

Organic fertiliser company EcoScraps raises new capital

EcoScraps, a leading provider of organic, chemical and manure-free lawn and garden products, received $1.5m in series A venture financing.

24 July 2012

Cleantech investor raises capital to inject back into portfolio companiesp

A Nasdaq-listed investment firm has closed a public offering and will use a proportion of the proceeds to invest in a portfolio of cleantech companies.

10 July 2012

Finance available for UK community projectsp

A scheme that provides low cost finance to community renewable projects in Cornwall, South West England, has received a new funding boost.

9 July 2012

Camco appoints CFO

UK-based renewable energy project developer Camco International has appointed Jonathon Marren as chief financial officer.

6 July 2012

Stock round-up: London cleantech stocks see 3-month declinep

With North American markets interrupted with the 4 July holidays, European activity saw a greater focus. And, although a number of deals have been done, stocks remained low - continuing a three month decline.

5 July 2012

Cleantech firms that survived crash now solid businesses, says SAMp

green_idea_170_1701 Cleantech companies which survived the chaos of the financial crisis have gone from risky venture investments to solid growth equity options, the private equity head of sustainability investor SAM said.

4 July 2012

Technology EIS fund aims to hit £10m to invest in five start-ups

A UK-based technology investor told NewNet it will look to raise £10m for its third Enterprise Investment Vehicle and then go on to commit to up to five innovators.

3 July 2012

German renewables developer juwi appoints CFO

German renewable developer juwi has appointed Martin Winter as chief financial officer, with responsibility for corporate finance and accounting.

2 July 2012

Private equity breeds mainstream cleantech companies

mon Many private equity investments made ten years ago in promising cleantech start-ups with unproven breakthrough technologies now relate to profitable companies, as the industry has matured and evolved, according to a new study from sustainable investment boutique SAM.

29 June 2012

GE’s ecomagination project reaches $105bn revenue

US technology giant General Electric’s ecomagination initiative has reached more than $105bn in revenue since its launch in 2005.

29 June 2012

Cleantech companies lack innovation incentivesp

green_idea_170_1701 Cleantech companies are struggling to innovate due to a lack of financial incentives pushing forward technology research combined with hard-to-reach customers and a hostile media.

28 June 2012

Tocardo to promote Dutch renewables in the US

Dutch hydropower company Tocardo has signed an agreement with the Dutch government, universities and peers to promote the Netherland’s green technology in the US.

18 June 2012

Index Ventures raises €350m for latest technology fundp

Technology investor Index Ventures has raised €350m for its latest venture fund aimed at seed and early-stage tech companies.

14 June 2012

Hanwha, Assoimprese sign 2 year solar contract

China's Hanwha SolarOne has been contracted by Italian association Assoimprese to supply 47MW of solar modules in 2012, as part of a two-year contract.

11 June 2012

PE cleantech investment value down again, but more deals donep

The value of private equity, venture capital and development capital investment in the cleantech sector continues the decline started in January, sliding seven per cent from $300m last month to $280m, the lowest since September 2011, according to data compiled by Zephyr and Bureau van Dijk exclusively for NewNet.

11 June 2012

Heliocentris forms JV to enter Kuwait

German efficiency specialist Heliocentris has established a joint venture with the National Technology Enterprise Company of Kuwait, to support environmental initiatives in the country.

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