13 Apr '11, 2pm

Agriculture 2.0: Harvest Power Profits From Biomass: Solar and wind get most of the headlines in the green ene...

Agriculture 2.0: Harvest Power Profits From Biomass: Solar and wind get most of the headlines in the green ene...

Solar and wind get most of the headlines in the green energy generation press -- it's visible, high-tech, and it doesn't smell too bad. But "[b]iomass is the silent hero in renewable energy," according to Paul Sellew, the CEO of Harvest Power. I spoke with Sellew at the Agriculture 2.0 event in San Francisco on Monday. Harvest Power , based in Waltham, Mass., is a developer of renewable energy and fertilizer products from organic waste. The firm just raised a $51.7 million round B from Generation Investment Management, DAG Ventures, Keating Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Waste Management , Munich Venture Partners, and TriplePoint Capital. The CEO noted that the majority of that investment round came from Europe. Sellew said that the 150-employee firm is already profitable and has recently broke ground on its first commercial-scale facility in North America. Har...

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