German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide into synthetic petroleum-based fuels.
In a $1.25 billion deal, GreatPoint Energy's coal-to-natural gas technology will be built in China, the first large-scale plant for that technology in the world.
Green-tech incubator shows interest in variety of startups from window treatments to biodiesel.
Greentown Labs in South Boston is trying to fill the need for work spaces where green-tech entrepreneurs can hack together product prototypes.
In its green business plan contest, General Electric and venture capitalists put $68 million in home energy start-ups to bring their products to market.
Venture capital investment rises 8 percent and a larger percentage of funding goes to later-stage deals, according to an Ernst & Young report.
Biofuel interest wanes while efficiency in size and material, and cleaning the environment takes root as winning trends in the annual contest.
The VC firm is launching its second China-based growth fund, aiming in part to go after cleantech plays.
Cheap natural gas from "fracking" shale rock and other unconventional fossil fuels are making life tough for cleantech.
Cleantech Group CEO says green-tech investors at diversified venture capital firms are facing more competition for attention from social media and Internet deals.