The United States has embraced clean technology relatively aggressively, but is it enough? In particular, is it enough in comparison to the pace of clean tech development in China? I addressed this topic September 28 at the AlwaysOn GoingGreen 2011 conference, and the answer is that the U.S. isn’t doing enough. China is much more […]Read More
Two years ago Claremont Creek Ventures determined that the best opportunity to invest in solar would be in downstream distributed generation and that the right business model could create tremendous value for investors, for consumers, and for the U.S. at large. We then found that model with Clean Power Finance. That is why we are […]Read More
September 23, 2011 source: Forbes What the Solyndra Bankruptcy Means for Cleantech Investors by Jennifer Kho. Forbes Contributor As executives of defunct solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra keep mum in Washington, Silicon Valley and Wall Street are discussing what the bankruptcy – and the federal investigation – could mean for investors. “It has an impact; it’s such a […]Read More
September 17, 2011 source: AOL Energy Although venture capitalists have taken a battering in the renewables sector, as seen in the sorry Solyndra saga, investors continue to see value in smart grid investments, biofuels and electric vehicles. But the stakes are usually high, the capital costs expensive and the path to profit unclear in […]Read More
September 6, 2011 source: Clean Power Finance Solar finance stars join the Clean Power Finance team Clean Power Finance, the leading provider of integrated services and financing solutions for the solar industry, today announced Kristian Hanelt as Senior Vice President of Renewable Capital Markets, and Brian Robertson, CEO of Amonix and co-founder of SunEdison, and […]Read More
September 2, 2011 source: Forbes For homeowners who want to put solar power on their roofs, a scarcity of financing has long been one of the biggest roadblocks. Many consumers simply don’t have the upfront cash to shell out some $30,000 for solar on their roof, even if it reduces – or eliminates – their […]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.