Cleantech 2012: clouds gathering

Is cleantech investment headed for decline? That's the prediction from advisory group Kachan & Co, as sector confidence and policy support diminish amid a global macroeconomic maelstrom. But there are some silver linings.

It's that time of the year again, when cleantech industry experts publish their reviews of the ideas, companies and investment trends for the year that was, and their predictions for the year to come. One such report is the annual 'reflection' on cleantech VC invetsment by US research and advisory firm Kachan & Co. And this year, they're predicting stormy weather, with the chance of decline.



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