Event Date/Time: Jun 29, 2005
End Date/Time: Jun 30, 2005
With gas prices at a record high and a growing public demand for technologies to reduce power bills and fuel costs, more venture capital firms and strategic investors are investing in startups specializing in areas like conservation technology and alternative energy. In addition to renewable energy sources, companies developing clean technology including water & gas purification, waste recycling and processing, energy storage and tools are also now being funded. And this time, it's not just the specialized energy funds and strategies investors that are looking into this area, but also mainstream venture capital firms who seek the “next big thing”.