The NanoSteel Company, a leader in nanostructured steel materials design, has been named a 2012 GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winner in the Green Materials and Green Buildings category. NanoSteel's selection, its second in four years, recognizes the company's leadership in game-changing technologies.
Cocona, Inc., the leader in active drying technologies, introduced the new Cocona® Merino Fabrics, where nature meets function. Soft, lightweight and super fast dry rates are among the features being offered exclusively to Cocona’s licensed brand partners.
InVisage, a manufacturer of image sensors for smartphones, has raised a Series D funding round led by GGV Capital with participation from Nokia Growth Partners. InVisage nnvestors include OnPoint Technologies, RockPort Capital, InterWest Partners, and Intel Capital.
Blue Pillar, Inc., the leading distributed energy asset management software and systems company, announced the close of a $7 million Series B equity financing round. Participants include Claremont Creek Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners, Allos Ventures, OnPoint Technologies (U.S. Army's venture capital fund) and several existing investors.
Bioformix, a developer of energy efficient sustainable monomer and polymer platforms, announced that it has closed a $13.6 Million Series A-1 round of funding. The new round was led by Braemar Energy Ventures and includes Arsenal Venture Partners, Mitsui Global Investment (MGI) and other strategic investors.
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association announced its winners for the 2011 Later Stage Award, which included the storage/smart grid winner, PowerGenix. The 10 North American and European companies were selected by 28 cleantech venture capitalists, investors and serial entrepreneurs who collectively manage $3.5 billion in clean technology investment.
Petra Solar announced the acquisition of EnergyFlow Consulting LLC, a full service Jordan-based consulting firm that provides local, cost-effective specialized software and hardware, professional consulting, engineering, high-tech field services, and training to energy producers and consumers.
Petra Solar has launched its IllumiWave smart street lighting energy management solutions. enabling significant cost savings for municipalities and other providers of street lighting.
The area between broadcast TV channels on the spectrum is referred to as white space. A new FCC test began in September to convert it to a much stronger Internet access pipeline.
Nanosolar Inc of San Jose, CA, USA, has announced the installation of 538kWp of its utility panels at the Camp Perry Ohio National Guard Base in Port Clinton, OH.