Intersolar North America 2008 to Take Place July 15-17

Intersolar North America 2008

Intersolar North America will take place from July 15-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.  This event, held in conjunction with SEMICON West, is a trade show and conference focusing on photovoltaics, solar thermal technology, and solar architecture.

Intersolar North America will feature informative conference sessions, an exhibit hall with more than 200 companies, and an Innovation Exchange seminar.  This event is expected to draw over 10,000 attendees, including technology developers, investors, and government officials.

There will also be a number of complementary programs taking place in conjunction with Intersolar North America, including the North American Photovoltaic Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conference and two programs organized by Greentech Nedia – Solar Finance: Utility, Commercial and Residential Financing Solutions and Markets and Concentrating Solar Technologies and Markets.

For some background, the following video provides information on the Intersolar Europe 2008 conference which recently took place in Germany and featured more than 1,000 exhibitors and 52,000 visitors from 140 countries.

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Greentech Media Receives $2.75 Million in Series B Financing

Greentech Media

Greentech Media, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based online media company, announced on Tuesday that it raised $2.75 million in Series B financing. This round was co-led by new investors EGORA Holding and The Massachusetts Green Energy Fund. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Northport Private Equity also participated, along with new investor King Hill Capital.  Greentech Media previously raised a $1 million series A round in May, 2007.

Greentech Media said that it will use the new funds to expand its staff, news coverage, products, and sales efforts.  In conjunction with this funding news and its growth strategy, Greentech Media also announced the hiring of former CNET editor Michael Kanellos as senior analyst.

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