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At the Bloom Energy official unveiling this morning I brought our handy dandy Flip video camera to try to catch a couple interviews and Bloom Box clips. Scott Sandell, General Partner with venture firm NEA, which is an investor in Bloom Energy, made the statement that […]

At the Bloom Energy official unveiling this morning I brought our handy dandy Flip video camera to try to catch a couple interviews and Bloom Box clips. Scott Sandell, General Partner with venture firm NEA, which is an investor in Bloom Energy, made the statement that Bloom Energy could drop the cost of the Bloom Box by 60 to 70 percent. I grabbed him on the sidelines and asked him how exactly Bloom planned to reach such an aggressive goal.

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  1. “This video contains content from GigaOm (and NewTeeVee), who has blocked it on copyright grounds.”

    Why would you block your own video?

  2. Bloom Energy By the Numbers Wednesday, February 24, 2010

    [...] Bloom can cut the costs of its fuel cell by between 60 to 70 percent over the next several years. Here’s how. He said that the costs of the fuel cell have come down by 25 times since he invested in the [...]

  3. Katie Fehrenbacher Wednesday, February 24, 2010

    sorry Mo Kilma, something funky with embed – will fix asap. would never block video on purpose

  4. Katie Fehrenbacher Wednesday, February 24, 2010

    Switched to Blip upload (from YouTube) should be working now.

  5. Thanks for fixing it Katie.

    I have met Scott several times and he is a straight shooter – definitely one of the better VCs in the valley.

  6. Why Bloom Energy Is & Isn’t the Google of Greentech Thursday, February 25, 2010

    [...] without the California and federal subsidies. NEA’s Scott Sandell, who backed Bloom, explained to us how Bloom intends to try to cut some of these [...]

  7. Bloom Energy, or Wilt Energy? « Clean Technology & Private Equity/ VC, Company and Fund Research Thursday, March 4, 2010

    [...] not 3-5. Cost Cutting: Earth2Tech’s Katie Fehrenbacher caught NEA GP Scott Sandell who claims Bloom will be able to cut costs 60-70% within a few years due primarily to economies of scale. A bold prediction and quite helpful [...]

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