Whatever Happened to the VC-Backed Startup Class of 2010?


Remember 2010? Since it’s hard to put a value on these private companies, it’s difficult to assess where their venture capital investors stand in terms of recouping their investments since 2010.

KROHNE Announces OPTIBAR PSM 1010 and OPTIBAR PSM 2010 ultra-compact pressure switches

Alternative Energy Mag

New ultra-compact pressure switches with IO-Link ideal for basic automation in food and beverage, water and wastewater, environmental and OEM equipment applications


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IFC has sunk US$1.8 billion into factory farming operations since 2010


While the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) says the investments create jobs and reduce poverty, critics contend they harm the environment and concentrate profits into the hands of a small few

Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources 2010 - 2018

Green Market Oracle

Here is a year by year summary of GMO's Green School Series from 2010 to 2018 which includes links to articles covering everything you need to know about sustainable academics, student eco-initiatives, green school buildings, and college rankings as well as a wide range of related information and resources. The 2010 Edition of The GMO's Green School Series In the first installment of the GMO's Green School Series there are a total of 60 articles.

Super-charged battery market logs 87 per cent price drop since 2010

Business Green

Analysts predict battery market will be worth $116bn a year by 2030

Meet Our 2022 Presenting Companies

CleanTech Alliance

Selected Presenting Companies Blue-O Technology: Blue-O Technology was established in 2010 dedicating our research and development to clean technologies for our living planet. Learn more about our 2022 Presenting Companies below!

Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources 2010 - 2019

Green Market Oracle

GMO's Green School Series - 2010 Edition In the first installment of the GMO's Green School Series there are a total of 60 articles. Click here to access the 2010 edition of The GMO's Green School Series. In 2019 the Green Market Oracle (GMO) is reprising its annual Green School Series.

Impact BioEnergy Wins King County’s Exporting Small Business of the Year Award

CleanTech Alliance

Census Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 71,070 non-farm firms with employees in King County during 2010, and 95% of these had 50 or fewer employees. Source: King County, September 27, 2019 The U.S. The challenges to operating a small business are infinite and often daunting, but the collective contributions of small businesses are […]. Industry News Member News


How corporates can use their land for conservation and climate action


In 2010, a partnership effort between Atlantic City Electric, New Jersey’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, and the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ found a way to use utility rights-of-way to help the eastern tiger salamander adapt to climate change.

World gets F on Aichi biodiversity report card

Inhabitat - Innovation

In 2010, representatives from 194 countries met in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and agreed on 20 biodiversity targets to reach in the next decade. Ten years later, the signatories have fallen far short

Rulemaking Notice: Revising WAC 365-135

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 21, 2021 Establishing conformance in reallocation dates for the Bond Cap Allocation program This rulemaking will provide conformance with the provisions of RCW 39.86, which were amended in 2010, to establish consistency in release/reallocation dates for initial bond cap set-asides from September 1 to July 1.

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Wind and Solar Increase Market Share Ten-Fold in the Past Decade


in 2010 to 6.1% The market share for wind turbines and solar panels in Canada's electricity mix has jumped ten-fold in the past decade, from 0.6% last year

Under cover of Covid-19, loggers ravage Cambodian wildlife sanctuary


Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia has lost almost a fifth of its forest cover since 2010, largely to agricultural expansion, illegal logging, and land grabbing

Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises 20%, Reaching $11.7 Billion in 2019, Reports Mercom Capital Group


126 GW of large-scale solar projects have been acquired since 2010


Big Ship's solutions for a flourishing Kenyan coastline


To alleviate poverty and prevent further harm to the environment, a group of conservation activists founded Big Ship in 2010 The densely-populated, low-income regions in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya often struggle to maintain a healthy living environment. Lack of waste-management facilities and extensive environmental degradation often exacerbate these problems.

No end in sight for deforestation, as national goals and funding fall short


and 5% of the estimated US$460 billion per year needed to conserve, manage and revive the planet's forests since 2010, according to a new report Countries have invested just 0.5%

AgDevCo raises $90 million to invest in African agri-businesses

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 28 – AgDevCo has invested $150 million since 2010 in small agri-businesses providing inputs, logistics and production assistance to Africa’s smallholder.

Commercial bank loan helps Bboxx expand off-grid solar in Kenya

Impact Alpha

based Bboxx launched in 2010 to provide pay-as-you-go solar products to low-income African households without electricity. ImpactAlpha, January 26 — U.K.-based A $15 million. The post Commercial bank loan helps Bboxx expand off-grid solar in Kenya appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Four ways investors are structuring financing to incentivize positive impact

Impact Alpha

The Social Impact Bond made its debut in 2010 with the purpose of aligning initiatives and investors around social impact objectives. Since then, The post Four ways investors are structuring financing to incentivize positive impact appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Growatt becomes the global No.1 inverter brand for residential solar


Since its establishment in 2010, the Chinese manufacturer has been focusing on distributed generation and has brought about strong competitive advantages over other brands in the sector Growatt has become the world's No.1 supplier of residential inverter, taking 16.6% of the market share in 2020 according to IHS Markit's latest PV Inverter Market Tracker report.


SUVs are driving more emissions growth than heavy industry, aviation or shipping


SUVs were the second-largest contributor to growth in greenhouse gas emissions from 2010 to last year, ahead of industries such as iron and steel, cement, trucks and aviation, said the International Energy Agency

New campaign warns of UK's unchecked environmental 'enforcement gap'

Business Green

Unchecked campaign launches with stark warning that funding for environmental enforcement agencies has been halved since 2010


The high cost of cobalt cathodes and some potential alternatives


The DOE says cobalt accounts for about a quarter of the cost of a typical battery, and was the most expensive cathode material in batteries between 2010 and 2021—climbing to $40 per pound in 2018.

Time for Construction to evolve again: Construction Carbon Emissions Bill

Martin Brown

Expect to hear more on the Construction Decarbonisation Bill and proposed PartZ amendment to the Building Regulations 2010. The Construction Decarbonisation or Emissions Bill was presented to parliament yesterday by Duncan Baker MP, and carried unanimously – the ayes had it! . Here is the recording of Duncan Bakers speech and well worth the watch. carbon

Tesla’s Year-End Push Lifts 2020 Deliveries To Musk’s Long-Sought 500,000-Unit Goal

Forbes Green Tech

The billionaire entrepreneur has targeted half a million annual sales since Tesla bought its California plant from Toyota in 2010.

Schneider Electric acquires EV Connect


EV Connect was established in 2010, and currently serves customers across 41 US states. “At Charging solution provider EV Connect has been acquired by energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric.

Solar PV and onshore wind to lead US capacity additions during 2021–2030 while offshore wind makes significant debut, says GlobalData


Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power have grown significantly in the US during 2010 to 2020, and are estimated to add significant capacities in the current decade – despite the IRS’s plans to phase out the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), and the uncertainty of Production Tax Credit (PTC) extensions, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company

Get freshly-roasted coffee delivered to your home


Seeing the need to upgrade the quality of their coffee offerings, Rose bought a roaster in 2010 and enlisted the help of her husband and Cofounder Haden to begin roasting coffee in-house Red Rooster Coffee is a small, family-run coffee company based in a town of 432 people in Floyd, Virginia. The business began as a community cafe opened by Red Rooster Coffee Cofounder Rose McCutchan along with her mother and sister.

Extreme weather conditions in Pakistan due to climate change

The Environmental Blog

On the other hand Pakistan has a long history of floods and floods of 1928, 1929, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1973, 1976, 1988, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2008, 2010, and recent 2020 share the saddest events with tremendous damages in the country.

IEA laments 'lost opportunity' as energy intensity improvements suffer slowdown

Business Green

Agency warns primary energy intensity improved at its slowest rate since 2010 last year

SilviaTerra raises $4.4 million to build a carbon marketplace from forestlands

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 11 — San Francisco-based SilviaTerra started in 2010 to build a detailed forestland map of the U.S. to promote better forest. The post SilviaTerra raises $4.4 million to build a carbon marketplace from forestlands appeared first on Impact Alpha.

NovaCHARGE to sell its charging hardware and software in Costa Rica


It currently boasts over 140 public charging sites, and its park of electric vehicles has grown from 247 in 2010 to over 5,000 in 2022. “As

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Failing to curb emissions puts Earth on "catastrophic pathway"


The report reviewed all the commitments submitted by the Paris Climate accord signatories and found that the globe would experience a 16% rise in greenhouse gasses by 2030 compared to 2010 levels.Scientists have warned that the world would be inhabitable if governments will not stop greenhouse gas emissions and The world will face catastrophic weather events unless governments take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

JinkoSolar Updates Value-based Strategy Combining Principles, Social Responsibility and Profitability


JinkoSolar began in 2006 as a wafer manufacturer before going public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2010. The value of its brand is intrinsically associated with achieving carbon neutrality through the gradual phasing out of fossil fuels and their replacement by renewable energy

UN draft plan aims to beef up global biodiversity protection

Business Green

Proposals intended to replace a 2010 framework are set to be discussed by diplomats at a major UN summit in China in October

Data Centers Are Not The Energy Hogs We Thought

Forbes Green Tech

Data centers ran 550 percent more applications in 2018 than they did in 2010, but they only used 6 percent more energy to do so, according to a paper published today in the journal Science

Sistema.bio secures $15.6 million for modular biodigesters for smallholder farmers

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 10 — Mexico City-based Sistema.bio launched in 2010 to sell farmers low-cost biodigesters to convert waste into clean energy and biofertilizer.

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10 biggest changes of the decade for forests


Forests have changed dramatically since 2010, and so have global policies, technology and environmental leadership governing them. In this new blog from World Resources Institute’s experts, they reflect on the major turning points that have happened for forests, and project the trends forward to the next decade and beyond

Enphase Energy and Australian Solar Industry Leaders Propose Safe Rooftop Solar Solutions


During 2010, in response to the proliferation of solar PV systems on rooftops globally, emergency services teams responsible for responding to house fires decided that a safe emergency access solution was required

At the Crossroads: Envisioning the Future of Global Biodiversity Policy

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : In 2010, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) set the so-called Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Ten years later, none of the twenty targets has been fully reached and only six have been partially achieved. Policymakers, scientists, and country negotiators are now preparing for the next generation of biodiversity goals for…

What does satellite data tell us about the Amazon fires?


According to data from Global Forest Watch, it looks like 2019 will be the third-highest year for Brazil's forest fires since 2010. Here are 5 things to note about the fires that have raged in the Amazon


Impact investors catalyze $10 billion for India’s social venture market over 10 years

Impact Alpha

billion in equity capital has been invested in Indian companies with a social mission since 2010 (when impact investments totaled only. ImpactAlpha, July 14 – A decade ago, India’s first wave of impact investing collapsed under the weight of unregulated and unsustainable microfinance lending.

How Do Hybrid Vehicles Perform on the Second-Hand Market

U.S. Green Technology

Used Car Comparison 2010 Hyundai Accent. Hybrid vehicles continually increase in popularity as petrol prices soar. While fully electric cars will revolutionize the automotive industry, hybrid cars are the best current alternative to petrol-guzzlers.