Kachan in Chemical & Engineering News
“There are more indications than ever that some [large investors] are becoming increasingly reluctant to fund cleantech. They’ve been grousing about cleantech for years. But the politicizing of the Solyndra bankruptcy has amped the rhetoric higher than ever and will foster a self-fulfilling prophecy in 2012.”
Cleantech: Renewables Firms Will Look To Corporate Investors To Grow, Jan 12, 2012
Quoted in the press
The amount of venture capital entering cleantech will decline in 2012 for the first time since the global economic downturn in 2008, according to cleantech analysis and consulting company Kachan & Co.
Renewable Energy Joint Venture Investments to Decline in Upcoming Year, Dec 5th, 2011
"An incredibly interesting and well-written report about the outlook for clean technology in 2012."
Predictions for cleantech in 2012, Dec 2, 2011
"Negative clean and green rhetoric in America, which is still smarting from the Solyndra bankruptcy, could foster a self-fulfilling prophesy in 2012."
Predictions for cleantech in 2012, Dec 1, 2011
For the nuclear industry to continue to grow ... it will have to move away from conventional reactor designs of the type that were damaged in Japan ... [and] adopt technologies first championed decades ago, according to the Kachan analysis.
Global nuclear industry must adopt safer new technologies: report, Nov. 21, 2011
"The industry and supply chain that grew around this entrenched trillion-dollar complex has suppressed better alternatives. That's about to change."
China to Leapfrog America in Nuclear Advances, Nov. 21, 2011