Burger, Not Well Done

On November 22, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Last week, First Energy (NYSE: FE) announced that it was pulling the plug on a planned biomass conversion of its R.E. Burger coal powerplant. This proposed project had been a source of controversy since it was first unveiled in April 2009.  At that time, special favorable treatment was being offered by the state […]

Global Cleantech 100

On October 18, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi This past week in New York, at its annual East Coast investor forum, the Cleantech Group released its 2010 Global Cleantech 100, profiling the private cleantech companies that a set of panelists thinks has the most promise for large long-term impact. Some highlights from the list and the report: In the […]

Kleiner Perkins on Biomass

On August 23, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi I was recently forwarded an article by Amol Desphande, partner of the renowned venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, entitled “Investing in the Biomass Industry”, which appeared in the September 2009 issue of BioCycle magazine. No doubt seeking to contrast Kleiner Perkins from its peers, Deshpande questions the prudence of investing in […]

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