VCs invested $3 bln in cleantech in 2007 -report


SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 29 (Reuters) - High oil prices and growing public concern over carbon emissions helped push venture capital investment in clean technologies to a record $3 billion in 2007, a 43 percent rise on the year before, according to a report released on Friday. The United States led the way, accounting for more than four of every five "cleantech" dollars invested in 2007, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Venture capitalists invested $2.5 billion in 159 U.S. cleantech deals ...

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