5 things the Reuters story on cleantech, Kleiner, and Doerr missed

Cleantech VC investing is hard and Kleiner Perkins has made some not smart bets in the sector. But the overall trends of population growth and resources management are still strong and most VCs have now learned new investing styles like to follow the clean web.

13 solar startups to watch in 2013

Solar makers are getting squeezed in a difficult global solar market, but the growth of solar panel installations continues to soar. This should all make 2013 a very interesting year for solar startups. Here’s 13 solar startups to watch in 2013:

How crowdfunding could revolutionize solar

If one percent of retail investments in savings accounts, money markets and U.S Treasuries was put into crowdfunding of solar projects, that would deliver more than $90 billion for the creation of clean energy projects, according to a new white paper from Bloomberg.