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15 January 2013

MIT spin-out Arctic Sand Technologies brings on multiple VCs in $9.6m Series A

Arctic Sand Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company for power management in electronic devices, has closed $9.6m in a Series A round bringing on a syndicate of investors including Arsenal Venture Partners, Northwater Capital and Ray Stata.

15 January 2013

Aster to deploy from €105m fund II, raise capital again within two yearsp

European venture capital provider Aster is looking to deploy €105m in capital from its second fund, with plans to raise new monies within the next two years, NewNet has learnt.

11 January 2013

Deal round-up: US venture players show willingness to take technology betsp

As a new analysis shows venture investments plummeted in 2012, initial activity in the US surrounding tech investing seems more positive so far this year but a clear shift to green chemistry and energy efficiency plays is apparent.

11 January 2013

Ingenious-backed Anesco Energy partners with UK council for energy savings

Anesco Energy Services, which is backed by renewable energy and entertainment investor Ingenious, has partnered with the Mid Devon District Council in the UK to promote energy efficiency.

10 January 2013

OFT calls out UK efficiency providers ahead of Green Dealp

The Office for Fair Trading has called into question the standards of some UK’s energy efficiency providers, ahead of the official Green Deal launch.

10 January 2013

Exclusive: Climate Change Capital to launch successive property vehiclep

Climate Change Capital will look to build on the success of its first property fund by pooling even more capital for a successive vehicle in 2013, NewNet has learnt.

9 January 2013

Efficiency focus could cut US consumption 27% by 2030p

New technologies and programmes could create electricity savings in the US economy of 27 per cent by 2030.

9 January 2013

Versatilis launches energy efficient lighting arm

US-based technology innovator Versatilis has launched a new venture to commercialise the company’s energy efficient lighting technology.

8 January 2013

Green for Growth Fund aims to hit €500m over five yearsp

The Green for Growth Fund South East Europe, which provides finance to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, is looking to expand to up to €500m over the next five years.

8 January 2013

Mitsumi Electric, Greenvity partner for smart building offering

Japanese technology company Mitsumi Electric has partnered with US-based Greenvity Communications to develop energy management solutions.

7 January 2013

NewNet Investor Profile: Lloyd Stevens, Finance in Motion, service provider to the GGFp

The Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF) is helping channel public funds across the region into energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Lloyd Stevens, a director of Finance in Motion, investment advisor to the fund, helping support the GGF’s goals, told NewNet the fund aims to fill a specific market niche, injecting capital into the elements of green projects that purely profit-motivated investors might not consider.

7 January 2013

Venture-backed device management business nears close of equity roundp

television_170_170 A venture-backed device optimisation business in the US is nearing the completion of an $11.97m equity capital raising round.

7 January 2013

Nevada utility becomes first out-of-state operator to green California grid

Nevada-based Valley Electric Association (VEA) has become the newest transmission owner to join the California grid.

4 January 2013

Abengoa establishes new US subsidiary

Spanish cleantech company Abengoa has launched a new subsidiary to serve the US market.

4 January 2013

Sacramento launches $22m efficiency drive

Sacramento_170SQ The City of Sacramento and Ygrene Energy Fund have announced $22m of energy efficiency projects as part of the launch of Clean Energy Sacramento.

4 January 2013

Esco Technology buys smart grid company Metrum

US-based Esco Technology has bought smart grid solutions company Metrum Technologies, which is based in the US state of Texas.

4 January 2013

Energy Points names Gideon Argov as chairman of board

US-based Energy Points has appointed Gideon Argov as chairman of the company’s board of directors.

2 January 2013

Headworks wins sludge treatment deal in Saudi Arabia

US-based wastewater treatment specialist Headworks has won a contract to upgrade a sludge plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

28 December 2012

EQM buys Vertterre for $1.5m

US environmental services provider EQM Technologies and Energy has acquired efficiency specialist Vertterre for around $1.5m.

24 December 2012

Alstom to buy smart grid business from ASAT Solutions

French power equipment maker Alstom has bought green energy company ASAT Solutions’ to expand its smart grid business for an undisclosed price.

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