October 12, 2010 source: AZnanotechnology the A-Z of Nanotchnology What do a smart window company, a microbial analysis start-up and waste-heat recovery start-up have in common? They’re all located in the San Francisco Bay Area and they’re all based on technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…. Alphabet Energy is another start-up that has seen […]Read More
September 21, 2010 source: greentechgrid Michael Kanellos’ article on The Top Ten VCs in Smart Grid; Who has the best investments for fixing the grid and automating power demand? lauds Claremont Creek Ventures and its portfolio companies: “Adura Technologies, EcoFactor (home energy management) Sentilla (energy management for data centers). EcoFactor, whose HAN doesn’t require a […]Read More
August 17, 2010 source:Gigaom Most of the recent research into thermoelectrics has centered around using nanotechnology to design thermoelectric materials that conduct electricity but not heat. In March, researchers at Boston College and MIT announced that they had achieved a major thermoelectric efficiency increase in bismuth telluride by breaking it down and “rebuilding it in […]Read More
June 9, 2010 source: ZDNet GreenTech Pastures [S]ome greentech companies [are] exploring the idea of how to use the heat created by your computers and mobile gadgets and feed it back into keeping them running for longer. Alphabet Energy, is engaged in this idea. It’s goal is to create chips that you would add to […]Read More
Claremont Creek Ventures was founded in 2005 by Nat Goldhaber, John Steuart and Randy Hawks to pursue early stage investing in exceptional technology startups.