Solyndra’s bankruptcy announcement dominated the news this week (roundup on our blog), but Harvest Power raised money and we had some excellent blog contributions from Bic Stevens and Martha Johnson (GSA Administrator), among others.

New England Clean Energy Council & Sponsor/Member News:

Black Coral’s Rob Day Talks Cleantech By Way of IT, Why Evergreen Solar’s Bankruptcy Isn’t the End, and Boston’s Energy Future | Xconomy

Waste-to-Energy Technology Act aims to reduce US dependency on fossil fuels | Harvest Power

Mintz Levin’s Cleantech Newsletter

Blog Highlights:

Solyndra Roundup, Without the Bluster – Walter Frick

The Case for a Massachusetts Investment Tax Credit for Angel Investments – Bic Stevens, Energy Leaders Forum

Government Plugging Into Energy Markets – GSA Administrator Martha Johnson

More from New England’s clean energy cluster:

Mass. doles out $16M in fed green funds for eight towns – Mass High Tech Business News

UMaine gets $3M grant for offshore wind research – Mass High Tech Business News

GT Advanced Tech buys Confluence Solar for $60M – Mass High Tech Business News

Outside the cluster:

Los Angeles AFB to go electric

Solyndra:

House Republicans step up Solyndra investigation – The Washington Post

Solyndra could be the biggest VC loss in history — Cleantech News and Analysis

Once A Shining Light For Solar Power, Solyndra Goes Bust – Venture Capital Dispatch – WSJ

 

Bonus:

Why do green jobs pay better than other jobs? | Grist


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Walter Frick

Walter is a former Communications Manager at the New England Clean Energy Council.

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