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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Positioning Your Cleantech Company for Venture Capital Financing

Posted in Investing

Many companies, including those in the cleantech industry, seek to raise venture capital to support or stimulate growth. Other companies raise venture funding to establish credibility or to access resource networks that their venture capital partners have developed through years of experience. A seasoned venture partner often becomes a valuable confidant, advisor, and sounding board… Continue Reading

Lower Costs and State Incentives Making Solar Increasingly Affordable in Commercial and Residential Markets

Posted in Renewable Energy, Tax Incentives

For years, many commercial and residential property owners have viewed solar power as a poor financial decision due to the high costs of acquiring and installing solar panel units. However, as this recent article by Jim Witkin of The Guardian points out, the continuing decrease in cost for solar panels—estimated by the Solar Energy Industries… Continue Reading

The Obama Administration Steps Up Support for Solar Projects

Posted in Renewable Energy, Tax Incentives

On October 12, 2012, the Obama administration, through Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, finalized a program by signing a record of decision that will clear the way for utility-scale solar energy development on public lands in six western states. The details of this program are contained in a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for… Continue Reading