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If the 2008 mortgage meltdown did anything to educate Americans about the complicated world of finance, it was to teach them about securitization. Securitization is the practice of pooling disparate sources of debt and selling it as a package to investors on the secondary market. The practice has grown immensely over the last few decades [...]
Dan Primack of Fortune again has the scoop on revenue at fuel cell “startup” Bloom Energy. And it doesn’t look great. Bloom had $42 million of pro forma revenue and negative $61 million of pro forma operating income in the first quarter of this year, according to documents obtained by Fortune. That’s down significantly from [...]
SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), a provider of distributed energy, just announced a $500 million lease financing agreement with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS). That translates to more than 100 megawatts of solar power. The combined lease is the largest of its kind for U.S. residential rooftops. SolarCity allows consumers to get electricity from grid-tied solar rooftops at [...]
NextEra Energy Resources, has acquired Smart Energy Capital, a commercial solar project developer with more than 75 megawatts of PV deployed across a number of states, according to sources close to the deal. Smart Energy Capital and NextEra have confirmed the transaction. Financial details were not disclosed. Parent company NextEra (NYSE: NEE) is a profitable [...]
Fuel cell “startup” Bloom Energy just raised $130 million more in venture capital, according to a scoop from Fortune. That takes the VC funding to beyond $1.1 billion for this firm and makes it one of the all-time leaders in VC funding. Along with Fisker and Solyndra — not exactly great company. According to [...]
You don’t see Apple Inc. employees speaking at very many events, other than their own product launches. So hearing from Apple’s Energy Manager at Friday’s SVLG Sustainability Summit was an event conspicuous by its lonesomeness. Forget about sharing the presentation with you — it’s secret. I asked them to share it. In fact, Apple’s energy [...]
Suntech, once the globe’s solar panel leader, recently declared insolvency. Yingli has replaced Suntech as the global solar panel leader. We are watching Suntech’s “ambiguous bankruptcy” as the company struggles to survive or transform. China’s Suntech is looking for more time to restate its full-year 2012 financials while revealing that its 2012 revenue halved to [...]
Today we’re announcing the official launch of our energy efficiency channel. Okay, so it’s not exactly “new.” It’s more of a re-launch. You’ve probably noticed our energy efficiency coverage for some time. We’re simply reminding our audience that we take energy efficiency very seriously. And more importantly, we see the industry moving in new dynamic [...]
Whirlpool is taking a new step in bringing “smart,” digitally networked appliances into the mainstream — it’s actually putting them on sale. Over the past month or so, the Benton Falls, Mich.-based white goods giant has been selling a refrigerator, a dishwasher and a washer/dryer unit equipped with its 6th Sense Live technology, which allows [...]
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