June 23, 2011 source: Sustainable Industries’ Top 10 Building Products Today, Adura Technologies announced that award-winning independent news source Sustainable Industries named Adura’s wireless lighting control system as one of its sixth annual 2011 Top 10 Green Building Products award winners. Sustainable Industries’ Top 10 Green Building Products guide is an annual digital and print publication […]Read More
Great news about our portfolio company EcoFactor. Homes using EcoFactor for controlling their heating and cooling have seen on average a 17 percent reduction in energy use, the company announced on June 9, 2011. In conjunction with local utilities and home service providers, Silicon Valley-based EcoFactor collected data from homes in both pilot and commercial […]Read More
April 21, 2011 source: Gigaom When it comes to clean-energy investing 2.0, venture capitalists are beyond looking for the silver bullet — or the magic battery –- they spent the last decade hunting and hoping for. Today, VCs are more likely to invest their dollars in slightly less ambitious energy-efficiency projects, Paul Kedrosky, senior fellow […]Read More
March 2011 source: Financial Executives International (download a pdf reprint of the article) Over the years, venture capitalists have invested in clean technology and renewable energy with the expectation that returns will take a long time. The VCs were right. Development of technologies such as solar cell manufacturing, utility-scale renewable energy projects and genetically engineered […]Read More
March 23, 2011 source: Building 43 Videos – Robert Scoble interview — “… Very little has changed since 1979-1980 in energy [management]…” Nat Goldhaber (1′ 30″ into video) Much of the technology-related startup news today is focused on companies in the social media or Internet application spaces. Today, however, we are meeting with Claremont Creek […]Read More
March 8, 2011 source: GreentechEnterprise – “When you are looking at waste heat, there is an interest if there is a very fast payback of less than two years when you are thinking of the stationary-furnace-type industries” said Paul Straub – Activity has been perking up in a once-obscure area. Here’s the report from ARPA-E. […]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.