Cleantech firm Ecovision gets equity support from Business Growth Fund

Heap pump, solar panel, biomass and gas boiler installer Ecovision has raised £3.6 million of new finance led by founder Peter Randall.


A great year for cleantech in the UK

As ever, our annual New Energy & Cleantech Awards brought together the best of the industry and highlighted some groundbreaking developments.


Meet the winners of the New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2014

From Investor of the Year to New Energy Champion of the Year, GrowthBusiness puts the winners in front of the camera and asks what has gone into producing such a successful year.


Mark Robinson’s journey from early data to dotcom bubble to cleantech trailblazer

With new energy and clean technology offering entrepreneurs a number of new opportunities, Mark Robinson represents a business builder who has directed his company to take advantage of the growing market.


Securing funding for cleantech ventures

Cleantech businesses and projects are notoriously difficult to get off the ground, with cyclical changes in the cost-effectiveness and market potential for technologies having a big impact.


Cleantech spin-out Econic Technologies closes £5.1 million Series A round

Technology commercialisation investor Imperial Innovations has led a £5.1 million investment into cleantech business Econic Technologies.


As Cameron headed east, UK cleantech went west

Visiting Colorado with the best of the UK cleantech sector to develop contacts with investors and partners.


Cleantech deal sees Manchester business secure £500,000 from VC backer

PVC Recycling is planning on developing satellite depots around the UK after securing £500,000 of new growth capital.


Tech Innovators 2013: Moixa Technology

Cleantech entrepreneur Simon Daniel is never short of an innovative idea, and his Moixa Technology business is making waves in the energy storage market.


Tech City-based EcoMachines Incubator set to shake up the energy and cleantech funding space

A new business accelerator aimed at energy and cleantech ventures has been launched in London.

Venture Capital Funding

Making money out of cleantech the venture capital way

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.


PhotonStar LED's James McKenzie: From bright spark moment to cleantech entrepreneur

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.