Is the Avis / ZipCar Acquisition Green?

On January 8, 2013, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

I am selling my little Honda in California, since I moved to Texas two years ago, I left a car in San Francisco to drive when I’m here. So I’d been looking into getting car share.  Absolutely loving the concept, been trying to figure out if it is a better deal for me than renting […]

Cleantech Venture Backed M&A Exits? Well, Yes, Sort of . . .

On September 17, 2012, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

When people ask me, are investors making money in cleantech, I tell them yes, but not by whom or in what you thought they were. Most of the analyses of cleantech exits do not differentiate for venture backed companies.  So we conducted our own study. In the last 10 years, Cleantech.org’s Cleantech Venture Backed M&A […]

Real Companies Entering Renewable Energy

On July 9, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi I reckon that relatively few readers have heard of the company called Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ: PLPC). I know I hadn’t, even though their headquarters is just a few miles from where I live in suburban Cleveland. A couple of months ago, I came across a press release indicating that PLPC […]