Today in Cleantech

The funds keep a flowin’. Continuing January’s funding streak, Green Plug announced that it had completed a second round of financing that brought in a significantly higher amount than what the company raised in January 2008. Like that first round, the amounts remain undisclosed. Green IT, public health and environmental research also got a shot in the arm thanks to the Google Focused Research Awards. Among the dozen projects sharing the $5.7 million in grant money are energy efficient computing research programs at UC Santa Barbara, Stanford and the University of Michigan.