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TheRealReal Closes $40M Funding Round, Cynthia Ringo to Join BOD

TechCrunch
April 10, 2015

Lux­ury Con­sign­ment Site The Real­Real Adds $40 Mil­lion In New Fund­ing By Sarah Perez: Online lux­ury con­sign­ment site The Real­Real announced this morn­ing its largest round of financ­ing to date with news that it has closed on $40 mil­lion in Series D fund­ing, as the com­pany is poised to dou­ble its $100 mil­lion in annual rev­enue in 2015. The round was led by Indus­try …
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Study finds when utilities add renewables consumer costs drop

Southern Environmental Law Center
April 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report recently shared an analy­sis that shows states with the high­est share of elec­tric­ity gen­er­a­tion from renew­able energy sources pay less for power. These find­ings con­firm what many believe: increas­ing renew­ables will bring down cus­tomers’ elec­tric­ity bills. With the EPA set to issue final rules this sum­mer for its Clean Power Plan to cut power plant emis­sions, …
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Revolution Foods: Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurship of the Year 2015 Awardee

Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship & World Economic Forum
March 30, 2015

Kristin Groos Rich­mond, Co-​​​​Founder and CEO, Rev­o­lu­tion Foods www​.rev​o​lu​tion​foods​.com Kirsten Saenz Tobey, Co-​​​​Founder and Chief Impact Offi­cer, Rev­o­lu­tion Foods www​.rev​o​lu​tion​foods​.com Geo­graphic Area of Impact: USA No. of direct Ben­e­fi­cia­ries: 1,400,000 Rev­o­lu­tion Foods’ aim is to dra­mat­i­cally trans­form school lunch and close the access gap to healthy food for mil­lions of low-​​​​income chil­dren in Amer­ica. 70% of the meals served by …
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Press Releases

OPX Bio Wins $2M DOE EERE Grant

February 20, 2015

Energy Depart­ment Announces $10 Mil­lion to Develop Inno­v­a­tive Bioen­ergy Tech­nolo­gies Feb­ru­ary 20, 2015 — 1:23pm The Energy Department’s Bioen­ergy Tech­nolo­gies Office (BETO) announces the selec­tion of seven projects across the coun­try to receive up to $10 mil­lion to sup­port inno­v­a­tive tech­nolo­gies and solu­tions to help advance bioen­ergy devel­op­ment.  These projects will sup­port BETO’s work to develop renew­able and cost-​​​​competitive bio­fu­els …
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Business Conservation Coalition Hails Designation of Three New National Monuments

February 20, 2015

Busi­ness Con­ser­va­tion Coali­tion Hails Des­ig­na­tion of Three New National Mon­u­ments   Wash­ing­ton, D.C. – The Con­ser­va­tion for Eco­nomic Growth Coali­tion, a new advo­cacy group made up of high-​​​​profile CEOs and investors today con­grat­u­lated Pres­i­dent Obama on the upcom­ing des­ig­na­tion of three new national mon­u­ments at Browns Canyon in Col­orado, Hon­ouli­uli in Hawaii, and the Pull­man his­toric site in Illi­nois.   …
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Siva Power wins $3 million in funding from DOE SunShot Program

January 27, 2015

Through its Sun­Shot Ini­tia­tive, the US Depart­ment of Energy (DOE) has awarded US thin-​​​​film tech­nol­ogy startup Siva Power $3 mil­lion in fund­ing to sup­port the company’s com­mer­cial­iza­tion efforts. Specif­i­cally, the fund­ing sup­ports the firm’s plans to demon­strate a CIGS co-​​​​evaporation tech­nol­ogy that enables 12x higher man­u­fac­tur­ing through­put (m2/​​min) than is cur­rently available.This would enable a fully auto­mated CIGS depo­si­tion sys­tem …
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