March 2007
In Business;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that several venture capital firms are investing heavily into energy related startups with big technical firms including SunPower Inc., Nanosolar Inc. and Lilliputian Systems. A front page article published in the periodical "The New York Times" shows that many technology veterans have regrouped and found a new mission in alternative energy including developing wind power, solar panels, ethanol plants and hydrogen-powered cars. The venture capital firms put $474 million into a broad range of Silicon Valley start-ups in energy storage, generation and efficiency in the first three quarters of 2006.


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