Kachan in VentureBeat
“The development is significant, as third quarters have generally been the strongest of the year for cleantech investment.”
Cleantech investment declines in Q3, “There’s been a bubble” - October 1, 2010
Quoted in the press
Geothermal works out as less expensive than solar and wind if one factors in the cost of the storage systems that enable solar and wind to be relied on 24 hours a day, according to Dallas Kachan, managing partner of cleantech research and advisory firm Kachan & Co.
Geothermal Industry Plans 5,745 MW, Billions in Investments, Dec 23, 2011
"The largest risk, to cleantech and every sector in 2012, we believe, is the specter of precipitous global economic decline and the systemic changes it might bring."
Predictions for Cleantech in 2012, Dec 19, 2011
"We predict a decline in worldwide cleantech venture capital investing in 2012. But ... we believe the gap will be more than made up by infusions of corporate capital."
Predictions for Cleantech in 2012, Dec 8, 2011
"We believe today’s uncertainty will start to show in 2012’s performance."
Eggshells or bombshells for clean-tech in 2012? Dec 8, 2011
"Those who watch quarterly investment data, or who look only in a single geography (e.g. North America) may have seen troubling trends brewing this past year. But the true story, and the global outlook for the year ahead, is–as it always is–more complicated."
Cleantech 2012: clouds gathering, Dec 7, 2011
What’s the forecast for cleantech investing in 2012? Cloudy with a chance of decline, according a new set of predictions from Kachan & Co.
2012 Cleantech Investing Forecast Cloudy, Dec 3, 2011