Cleantech Funding Roundup


Over A Billion and Counting: Ernst & Young and Dow Jones VentureOne rehash some cleantech investing data that they put out in September: that global venture capital investments in clean technology companies grew to just over $1 billion in the first six months of 2007 — release.

$600M Carbon Credit Fund: According to a report from Business Intelligence Middle East, cited by Climateer Investing, Istithmar, a unit of investment group Dubai World, and Sindicatum Carbon Capital Holdings will raise $600 million to invest in projects that produce carbon-emission credits in Asian countries like India, Indonesia and China. — Climateer Investing.

Battery Maker Brings in $25M: International Battery has raised $25 million from investment firm Digital Power Capital. The company, which makes lithium ion batteries, will use the funds to build out a manufacturing facility in Allentown, Penn. —

Sunny Funding: According to Venture Wire, Israeli solar startup SolarEdge has raised a Series A round of $11.8 million via Opus Capital, Genesis Partners, Walden International Ventures, and ORR Partners, for its technology to increase the efficiency of solar power components.

Recycle This!: Proactive Ink Recycling has raised an undisclosed round from private equity firm KCA

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