Notable clean energy investments for the week of February 24, 2008.
Walmart Pledges $500K For UC Davis Energy Center “Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has embraced conservation measures as a way to cut costs at its giant stores, said Friday it will provide $500,000 over five years to support programs at the Energy Efficiency Center at University of California Davis…”
DOE to Invest $34 Million in Enzymes for Cellulosic Ethanol Production “DOE announced on February 26 its selection of four projects to develop improved enzymes for breaking down cellulosic biomass material into sugars, which can then be fermented into ethanol.”
New York Launches Clean Energy Workforce Training Initiative “The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) unveiled a $6-million clean energy workforce training initiative on February 25.”
U.S. Department of Energy Selects Venture Capital Firms to Accelerate Adoption of Advanced Energy Technologies “The EIR pilot program furthers President Bush’s comprehensive strategy to reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by empowering researchers and entrepreneurs to pioneer a new generation of clean energy technology.”
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