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MEDIA ALERT: Cleantech Group Offers Complimentary 2008 Annual Review & 4Q08 Investment Monitor in Honor of Earth Day

Exclusive cleantech investment report to be made available for one week only
(WORLD-WIRE) SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleantech Group™ (, founders of the clean technology investment category and providers of leading global market research and other services for the clean technology ecosystem, today announced that it is making its 2008 Annual Review & 4Q08 Investment Monitor available for free download to celebrate Earth Day 2009. For one week only, this report will be available to non-members to dramatically illustrate how technology is being used to save our planet and its natural resources.

The 2008 Annual Report & Q408 Investment Monitor provides a detailed analysis of key findings and trends within the clean technology industry throughout 2008, a breakdown of investments by geography, top investors in cleantech, and predictions for what’s to come for this important sector. Investment data is segmented by categories including, but not limited to:
  • Solar
  • Biofuels
  • Transportation
  • Wind
  • Green Buildings
  • Smart Grid
  • Water
The 80-page document also features a historical analysis of global investment and growth in clean technologies, as well as M&A and IPO activity including the size of specific investment rounds.

The 2008 Annual Review & Q408 Investment Monitor is typically available on an exclusive basis to members of the Cleantech Network only, an industry organization that helps entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, large corporations and governments accelerate their success with clean technologies. This is a one-time offer and will end at 5pm PT on Friday, April 24. For more information on Cleantech Network membership, readers can visit:

To download your complimentary copy of 2008 Annual Review, please visit:

About the Cleantech Group, LLC
The Cleantech Group pioneered the clean technology investment category in 2002. Today, it accelerates the development and market adoption of clean technologies globally. The company’s worldwide network of investors, entrepreneurs, enterprises, service providers and others—representing trillions of dollars in assets—receives access to capital, investment deal flow, networking, market leading research and data, sales leads and promotional opportunities. The Cleantech Group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments, publishes leading cleantech sector industry news coverage and produces the premier Cleantech Forum® events worldwide. Details at

“Cleantech Group” is a trademark and “Cleantech” and “Cleantech Forum” is a registered trademark of Cleantech Group. References to other companies and their products use trademarks owned by the respective companies and are for reference purposes only.

Liam Rose,
Sterling Communications,
for Cleantech Group