09 July 2010
Friday Green Skeptic Linkfest
Katie Fehrenbacher reports on how Smart Meters are A Fraction of the Smart Grid Market in Earth2Tech: Smart Meters.
Sequoia and Foundation Capital invest $12.5 Million in Smart Grid Software Company @emeter
Green Skeptic favorite Cree & Philips sign comprehensive LED patent cross-licensing agreement to help accelerate growth of LED lighting: $CREE (Disclosure: I am long CREE.)
Cleantech VC Rob Day warns that cleantech venture capital remains tepid, not hot in Cleantech Investing.
A New Report from the IEA says $46 Trillion more investment is needed for Cleantech by 2050: IEA
Jon Karlen of Flybridge Capital posted this reaction to Vinod Khosla's WSJ interview about Capital Efficency in Cleantech: Venturing Forth and here's a link to the WSJ piece (via my friends at FoxBusiness): Khosla on Cleantech
A solar-powered plane few for 26 hours, including at night, and set new records from Yale e360.
Greentech Media had fun with "Ten [Cleantech] Power Point Slides That Shook the Earth." (See One Cubic Mile of Oil image above.)
And speaking of slides, I took up "The Six Slide Challenge" offered by Fred Wilson on AVC.com and, more specifically, Andy Swan's outline in comments on that post. Here's what I can up with for my consulting and advisory firm VerdeStrategy