Ventive has followed up on being named as a regional winner in the Shell Springboard competition by securing £900,000 of funding from Mercia Fund Management and the Angel Co-fund.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has allotted £21 million to a group of entrepreneurs bringing low carbon products to market.
Angel investors are supporting the growth aspirations of E-Car Club, a business which calls itself the UK's first entirely electric car club.
Getting a healthy return from a cleantech investment has often been hard work – but for David Mott and his Oxford Capital Partners firm, it’s made them award winners.
A business which has previously provided lighting products for Manchester Airport has secured growth capital from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental.
With raising finance for energy projects often being a hard sell for developers, GrowthBusiness meets Abundance Generation to find out how it is revolutionising the process.
GrowthBusiness talks to companies including Abundance Generation and Ecology Building Society about being recognised at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2013.
In 1980, a Yorkshire solicitor spoke up at a Green Party conference regarding the difficulty in finding a mortgage for a property needing extensive renovation – the result was the Ecology Building Society.
James McKenzie was lauded at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2013 for his ability to combine technical expertise with sound business acumen, as well as an ability to use the financial markets. GrowthBusiness took some time to find out more.
The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square was the setting for the sixth New Energy & Cleantech Awards, where the topic on everyone's lips was how the cleantech market was going to evolve.
Alex Blackburne, editor of sustainable investment magazine Blue & Green Tomorrow, looks back at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards and forward to the future of sustainability.
The sixth New Energy and Cleantech Awards saw entrepreneurs, businesses and advisers from across the cleantech market recognise the standout achievements of the past year.
A first direct equity investment in offshore wind has seen the UK Green Investment Bank back Rhyl Flats Wind Farm.
The sixth annual New Energy & Cleantech Awards saw PhotonStar LED CEO James McKenzie pick up Entrepreneur of the Year.
The task of commercialising and mainstreaming cleantech technology was top of the bill at the inaugural GrowthBusiness New Energy & Cleantech Conference.
EcoLogicLiving has gone back to the North West Fund for Energy & Environmental to secure the capital it needs to launch a new product.
A business which has developed an environmentally friendly laundry cleaning system has closed an eight-figure investment round led by Invesco Perpetual.
Bridges Ventures has sold its interest in Whelan Refining and netted itself a 4.7x return on a seven-year investment.
A business founded on technology developed at the University of Bradford has secured backing from the North West Fund for Energy & Environmental.
A London Business Angels-led investment deal has seen tidal energy platform company Sustainable Marine Energy charge itself with £150,000.
David Barker reflects on resisting the temptation to say 'Yes' to the first offer when he opened his data centre, and how choosing instead to diversify his client base at launch has enabled 4D Data Centres to maintain rapid growth in a recession.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.