HECO and Khosla Ventures Very Strange Duo or Is It?

HECO on Tuesday announced an agreement with a clean tech venture capital firm in California to test new “green” technologies.

HECO said it will help test emerging clean technologies being developed by startups backed by Khosla Ventures of Menlo Park, Calif…

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Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

The choice of Khosla Ventures is a bit curious to me.

VC Ratings blog provides a list of 26 renewable energy startups that Vinod Khosla’sKhosla Ventures’ has invested in. He is well known for his investments in biofuel related companies, but the list reveals a much broader scope. Many, if not most, of these companies have a long way to go before they pay off, and some will not make it, but it interesting to see what he is doing. Here are the categories he uses and the specific companies (except for 5 that he labeled as stealth) that he has invested in.

From The Energy Blog (April 4, 2007)

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