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    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Google Invests $200M In Texas Wind Farm
    Mountain View-based Google said Wednesday that it has invested $200M in equity in a Texas wind power project, part of its efforts to fund alternative energy projects. Google said it invested in the Spinning Spur Wind Project, in Oldham County, near Amarill, a facility built by EDF Renewable Energy and providing 161 megawatts of power. The power from that project has been contracted to SPS, a utility that primarily serves Texas and New Mexico.

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    USVP Adds Melton As Venture Partner
    Menlo Park-based early stage venture capital investor U.S. Venture Partners said Tuesday that it has added Emily Melton as Venture Partner at the firm, to bolster its efforts in the mobile services, social media, and consumer services area. Melton was previously at Mayfield, and also was a Partner at DFJ. Melton has previously served on the boards of NearbyNow, RedFin and ShareThis, and was involved in investments in Box, Meebo, Kudo, RichRelevance, and F (More info...)

    posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013(Full story)

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