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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014


Former RIM CEO to lead Canadian agency on green tech

Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

By June 25, 2013


Kleiner Perkins closes $525M early stage fund

New fund will focus on investing in digital consumer, digital enterprise, green tech, and life sciences startups.

By May 17, 2012


U.S., India establish $100 million green-tech fund

Public and privately matched funding offered for joint green-tech research, development projects.

By May 26, 2011


Once booming, green-tech investing shifts down

The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.

By July 20, 2011


Why green-tech start-ups depend on big business

Corporate partners are vital to nurturing innovations from green-tech start-ups and giving them the gravitas they need to scale beyond niche products.

By August 4, 2011


Bill Gates investing in Vinod Khosla green-tech fund

Microsoft's chairman is getting "exposure" to clean energy technology start-ups through the $1 billion Khosla Fund.

By January 25, 2010


Green-tech incubator seeks 'fast' start-ups

Greenstart is looking to act as an accelerator for green-tech start-ups that can essentially be up-and-running in about six months.

By June 8, 2011


DOE's Chu kicks off green-tech transfer fund

As part of climate negotiations in Copenhagen, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announces program to accelerate use of solar-powered LED lighting in poor countries.

By December 14, 2009


Government funds, VCs boost green-tech start-ups

Venture capital investing in the third quarter shows fast growth and federal stimulus money starting to flow to smart-grid, auto, and other green-technology areas.

By October 29, 2009