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Waste-to-energy firm Ze-gen piles up cash

Ze-gen, which has a gasification process that can transform construction debris into electricity, raises $20 million in a funding round led by a conglomerate based in Oman.

By January 13, 2009


Waste-to-electricity firm Ze-gen raises funds

Additional $2.5 million debt financing from Pinnacle Ventures will finance construction of full-scale gasification plant.

By January 10, 2008


Waste-to-energy firm Ze-Gen gets $4.5 million

The company plans to open a test facility later this month which will use gasification to convert waste to electricity.

By July 16, 2007


Green news harvest: Germany's coal pump, ethanol-making microbe

A bullish forecast for thin-film solar cells, a legal challenge for trash-to-electricity firm Ze-gen, Range fuels to try energy crops, Freescale gets into LED business, growing demand for mass transit, and clean-tech investing maturing.

By September 9, 2008


Teaching the government to love garbage

The Obama administration is eager to promote green technologies, but some energy entrepreneurs, like Bill Davis, are still struggling to explain what they do.

By December 14, 2009


Cleaner trash-to-energy tech hits the ground

A new generation of trash-to-energy technologies are cleaner than incinerators, say advocates, but the high costs and environmental concerns remain barriers in the U.S.

By March 10, 2009


Five electric cars that will change the world in 2012

There are plenty of interesting electric cars on the road today, but none of them will hold a candle to the ones we're expecting in 2012.

By November 23, 2011


For VCs in green tech, it's time for Plan B

Energy technology typically requires lots of time and money to commercialize, which is causing venture investors to adjust their strategies in clean tech.

By December 8, 2010


Apple's rumoured 6-inch iOS device could be the iPad 3 or a big iPod touch

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has publicly rubbished the idea of sub-10-inch tablets in the past, but how about a 6-inch iPod touch? A new rumour suggests it's on the cards for this autumn.

By February 21, 2011


PG&E starts getting gas from manure

The utility and a company called BioEnergy are ready to use bovine biomass from a Fresno area farm to help heat homes across California.

By March 3, 2008