15 Sep '11, 4pm

Can Wind Generate Electricity at $0.04 Per Kilowatt-hour?: In the poker game being played for the future of...

Can Wind Generate Electricity at $0.04 Per Kilowatt-hour?: In the poker game being played for the future of...

In the poker game being played for the future of the wind turbine’s drivetrain, VC NEA just told VC CMEA Capital they would see the $15.1 million round B on permanent magnet generator (PMG) specialist Danotek and raise with a $35 million bet on PMG innovator Boulder Wind Power. As just reported by Greentech Media, PMG technology’s emerging inevitability as a replacement for the traditional gearbox in the turbine drivetrain was affirmed when CMEA Capital and three other heavyweight Danotek backers (GE Energy Financial Services, Khosla Ventures, and Statoil Hydro) re-upped funding to advance development of the company’s PMG converter system. NEA, which had already invested $11 million in first round backing for Boulder Wind Power (BWP), joined with first-time investor and international rare earth metals powerhouse Molycorp in a second round of funding. This is a unique synch...

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