Report: Green Technology Deals Up In Q2

A report released Tuesday afternoon by publisher Greentech Media says that green technology investments hits $1.2 billion in Q2, up from $836M in the first quarter of the year. According to the report, there were 85 deals in Q2 versus 59 deals in Q1. Among other numbers tallied by Greentech: solar power deals led in terms of investment category, with $33.4M in 17 deals; automotive and transportation was next with $202.5M and 8 deals; and biofuels/gasification/cleaner coal was third in terms of investments with $195M in 12 deals.