November 28, 2012. Source: Nobel Profit
Listen to venture capitalist Nat Goldhaber, managing director of Claremont Creek Ventures, share his insights around energy and policy in California in regards to clean tech investments. In this interview he focuses on a particular investment in solar with Clean Power Finance as it relates to the public utilities and our indigenous production as a relief from foreign oil, a strategy he sees as vitally important to circumvent . . .
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Our portfolio company Clean Power Finance is on a tear. Recently they partnered with Morgan Stanley subsidiary MS Solar Solutions Corp to help fund up to $300 million in residential solar leases. This illustrates that consumers are increasingly demanding low-risk, high-reward solar – and participating solar installers can easily provide their customers with a variety of lease options. . . .
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March 19, 2012 source: Bloomberg Businessweek
Today Bloomberg New Energy Finance announced that our portfolio company, Clean Power Finance, is a 2012 New Energy Pioneer! It was selected as one of ten out of hundreds of applications from around the world. Clean Power Finance is driving the mass-market adoption of residential solar by building an online business-to-business marketplace to connect the solar industry with capital markets. For solar marketers, installers and distributors, it . . .
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December 12, 2011 source: originally published at
Pessimism about the clean tech space has been on the rise recently, thanks in part to a pair of high profile failures of government-backed companies. Congress and the media have pounced on the carrion like starving scavengers.
In the frenzy of sensationalism, it is hard for the public to derive a reasoned understanding of the facts and even more difficult to feel comfortable about the future. . . .
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December 2, 2011 source: GreenTech Media
At the end of 2010, Clean Power Finance (CPF) CEO Nat Kreamer and a group of the biggest names in greentech venture capital, including Kleiner Perkins and Google, decided to take the company to the next level.
CPF was founded in 2007 as an online tool to connect solar buyers and sellers with financial products and help them design solar systems. By 2010, . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures’ portfolio company Clean Power Finance channels $1 Million into solar every day
Two years ago Claremont Creek Ventures determined that the best opportunity to invest in solar would be in downstream distributed generation and that the right business model could create tremendous value for investors, for consumers, and for the U.S. at large. We then found that model with Clean Power Finance. That is why we are proud of Google’s announcement yesterday about their new partnership with Clean Power Finance along with an . . .
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September 23, 2011 source: Forbes
What the Solyndra Bankruptcy Means for Cleantech Investors
by Jennifer Kho. Forbes Contributor
As executives of defunct solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra keep mum in Washington, Silicon Valley and Wall Street are discussing what the bankruptcy – and the federal investigation – could mean for investors.
“It has an impact; it’s such a big story,” says Sheeraz Haji, CEO of research firm Cleantech Group.
In what some are calling “the Solyndra . . .
→ Read full post: Goldhaber claims there’s still plenty of investor enthusiasm for companies that are installing or financing solar projects
September 17, 2011 source: AOL Energy
Although venture capitalists have taken a battering in the renewables sector, as seen in the sorry Solyndra saga, investors continue to see value in smart grid investments, biofuels and electric vehicles.
But the stakes are usually high, the capital costs expensive and the path to profit unclear in uncertain political and economic times in the US. But the gains for the US economy are . . .
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September 6, 2011 source: Clean Power Finance
Solar finance stars join the Clean Power Finance team
Clean Power Finance, the leading provider of integrated services and financing solutions for the solar industry, today announced Kristian Hanelt as Senior Vice President of Renewable Capital Markets, and Brian Robertson, CEO of Amonix and co-founder of SunEdison, and Ed Feo, Managing Partner of USRG Renewable Finance, join the Clean Power Finance Board of . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Clean Power Finance Names Kristian Hanelt Renewable Capital Markets Senior Vice President, Brian Robertson and Ed Feo Join Board of Directors