We suggest checking out the following links:
Straits Times: Temasek sells China Construction Bank shares for $368m – Cut and dried report from Singapore’s Straits Times. Nothing new here, unfortunately.
PR Newswire: CleanTech Venture Investments by US Firms Break Record in 2007 – US$2.6 billion invested in first 3/4 of this year, breaking the old record of US$1.8 billion invested last year.
Cleantech.com: EPA sets 2008 U.S. renewable fuels standard – Minimum amount of renewable fuels to be blended into transportation fuel upped from 4.02% this year to 4.66% next year, or 5.4 billion gallons
Cleantech Venture Network: Cash is flowing in the water industry – Canada’s EnviroTower is raking in cash with its electrostatic water conditioning system; another Canadian firm, Zenon Environmental was bought by GE for 3x earnings recently; Cleantech Venture Network says it’s part of a new innovation wave in water tech
AE Feldman: Venture Capital Professionals with Expertise in China in Demand – Recruiter AE Feldman points out opportunities – citing our cleantech article (CER Nov 2007) as evidence, but mistakenly attributing it to BusinessWeek, who syndicates our stories. Just sayin’, is all.
FinanceAsia: Citi’s outlook for 2008 – “He forecasts only a cyclical slowdown in the coming months, especially in industrial countries, but he says he expects central banks to ease policy, including another 100 basis point rate cut by the Fed.”