Greentech Generated 4 of 5 Largest VC Deals in 2010

Technology firms focused on sustainable and energy efficient improvements benefitted from significant infusions of cash from top venture capitalists:

U.S. greentech startups captured four out of the five highest grossing VC rounds of 2010, according to the MoneyTree Report based on data from Thomson Reuters, which was released on Friday. If it weren?t for Twitter, greentech might have landed all five top spots.

While last year ended on a high note for green technology with global investment reaching record levels in areas like clean power asset financing, greentech venture capital investing actually declined in the third and fourth-quarters. But clearly the year was dominated by these massive bets.