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Google-backed $5 billion power line clears hurdle

Ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is just the first step. The project would transport electricity from wind farms off the Atlantic coast.

By May 19, 2011


Google funds power backbone for major wind farm

The Net giant is a major investor in a project to carry power from offshore wind turbines to the East Coast.

By October 11, 2010


Offshore wind cable plan highlights grid bottleneck

A Google-backed transmission project secures initial funding to build a backbone to move offshore wind power up the East Coast using new transmission technology.

By October 12, 2010


Wooden iPod dock looks like a blockhead

Ugly and pricey is a bad combination.

By June 26, 2008


Wooden keyboards, assembly required

Japan's Hacoa is switching to a dubious DIY strategy.

By October 3, 2007


But does it need varnish?

A keyboard made of wood

By June 8, 2007


Tridium snags $5 million

By September 26, 2002


VC watch: MetaTV secures $21 million

The software company receives $21...Cranite gets $12 million...SupplySolution raises $9.5 million.

By September 27, 2002


Substrate Technologies scores $25 million

Substrate Technologies announced Monday that it completed a $25 million round of financing from Merrill Lynch, Carson Private Capital and Marubeni. The transaction involved conversion of existing debt and preferred stock, new cash investment, and commitments for future funding. Substrate also appointed board member Jeffrey Davis as its chairman and chief executive officer. The Carrollton, Texas-based company, located outside of Dallas, makes substrates, or "packages," for chips that enable chips to work. Substrate operates manufacturing facilities in Texas and Shenzhen, China.

June 25, 2002


VC watch: Substrate gets $25 million

Substrate gets $25 million...Vernier receives $24.2 million...Business Engine drives home $22 million.

By June 26, 2002