Fisker Automotive, the vehicle manufacturer which took the clean transportation world by storm in 2009 when it announced the debut of its Karma model plug in hybrid vehicle, has announced its intention to renegotiate the terms of its $528.7 million conditional loan from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE.
For the second time in as many months, a solar manufacturer is announcing record conversion efficiencies for its solar energy-harvesting products.
Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) have introduced legislation aimed at extending the Production Tax Credit, or PTC.
According to a new report by Ernst & Young, U.S. venture capital (VC) investments in cleantech rose by 73 percent, to $1.1 billion, in the third quarter of 2011, in spite of a global slowdown in investment in most other business venues -- with the notable exception of Internet ventures and health care.
The newest report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), in cooperation with Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a clean tech analytics firm, shows that the combined impetus of stimulus funding, feed-in tariffs (FiTs) and renewable portfolio standards (RPS) generated a record $211 billion globally in 2010 in renewable energy investment.
KIOR, Inc., the Pasadena, Texas-based cellulosic fuels company that filed its IPO prospectus in April 2011, said Thursday it has priced its offering at $15 per share and will offer 10 million shares to the public and another 1.5 million shares to its underwriters as over-allotment options -- bringing the total proceeds to $172.5 million.
San Francisco-based renewable energy venture capital firm CleanPath Ventures LLC has announced plans to invest some $800 million in large-scale North American solar projects.
Agricultural biotechnology company Ceres, Inc., based in Thousand Oaks, California, filed an Initial Public Offering prospectus with the U.S. regulators Monday planning to raise up to $100 million and to list on NASDAQ under the symbol CERE.