Investment in renewable energy surged again in 2011, according to two new reports issued by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21).
Konarka Technologies, a developer of thin-film solar panels, has filed for bankruptcy and will begin to liquidate its assets immediately.
The U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) bank has given XCoal Energy & Resources, a coal-exporting firm, a $90 million loan guarantee. The decision has drawn the ire of environmentalists across the country.
Twenty of the world's leading off-grid clean energy entrepreneurs sent a letter today to World Bank Group president Robert Zoellick requesting $500 million in financial commitments to help them deliver on the world's energy access goals.
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), the world's largest maker of thin-film solar panels has seen its value fall to an all-time low today. At 4:00 PM EST, the company's shares were down 6.78%, trading at $19.25 on the Nasdaq.
This has been in the works for a while, so I’m delighted to hear that cleantech evangelists Tom Rand and Murray McCaig have formally launched their MaRS Cleantech Fund and, after first close, have secured h
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