Braemar Energy Launches $300 Million Fund

Braemar Energy Ventures, which has offices in New York and Boston, plans to raise $300 million for a new fund, according to an SEC filing. Braemar focuses on energy technology and is invested in more than 25 companies in the fields of oil and gas, lighting, solar, clean coal, biofuels, smart grid, and more. Its current investments include South San Francisco-based Solazyme, a company that’s making clean energy from algae and other marine microorganisms and that recently filed for an initial public offering.

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