An ethanol-maker in South Dakota goes for Chapter 11. It's VeraSun, hit by a combo of high clorn prices, and tight credit.
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The world's first solar power billionaire is on a role. Not in Silicon Valley or Spain or even solar-blessed Arizona.
Courtesy: Iberdrola.An annually updated ranking of wind energy companies shows Iberdrola is now Numero Uno.
As one Canadian newspaper put it. Ducks in Alberta died a crude death.
MONDAY UPDATEGold and oil prices climbing higher to begin the week. Shock and awe prevail in the markets.
The man from the bank stood in front of the small gathering and talked about solar energy and why his bank helped put together a community solar project in my new hometown: Ashland, Oregon. Bank of the Cascades, Executive Vice President, Bill Haden, said he explained the whole project to his nine-year-old grandson who understood it and thought it was a good idea.
Enclave, courtesy Buick.The very nice man at the Auto Alliance did not accuse me of being stupid, nor did he even accuse you of being short-sighted.
There's an inevitable slowdown in venture capital investing and that's not good news for Silicon Valley nor the Cleantech start-ups. Last quarter VC activity was about one-third of the same quarter last year.
One Silicon Valley venture capital firm announced they'll put a quarter-billion dollars into green tech. Runs counter to the frenzied state of Wall Street and the Federal Reserve where they think a bunch of bankers missing their annual bonuses is somehow a really important economic problem.
In the next two weeks we'll see what chance there is for any of those on the waiting list to get their plug-in Chevy Volt, or whether there'll be a Chrysler 2010 model. On December 2, the automakers are to deliver their own plans for salvation to the Congress.