Worldwide, investors put $1.9 billion into clean tech startups in the first three months of 2010. That is an 83% increase from the same quarter last year and a 29% increase from the fourth quarter of 2009. Additionally, the number of deals hit a record high.
Electric car-related startups and solar technology startups received the most investment. The results come from a survey of investments made in 180 companies from North America, Europe, Israel, India, and China.
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