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Biofuel investing falls as sector matures

Investing in biofuel companies that produce oil-alternatives fell 5.4 percent to $930 million in 2010, down from $980 invested in alternative fuel companies in 2009, according to a report from cleantech analysis firm Lux Research.

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Market tantrum scares cleantech investors

Cleantech companies might not be feeling the sting of today’s market frenzy any worse than the rest of the pack. But for those companies, which typically require massive capital investments, a sustained downturn could crunch down on the sector’s badly-needed cash flow.