Ahead of next weeks Cleantech Forum in San Francisco cleantech.com’s David Ehrlich reports on recent cleantech funding deals:

LED and solar power companies pick up some cash, along with deals for waste treatment, lithium ion batteries and wind power. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Ausra, Tel Aviv’s Pythagoras Solar and Cool Earth Solar in Livermore, Calif., all pulled in financing this week for team sun power, with Boulder, Colo.-based Albeo Technologies grabbing some cash for artificial lighting with its LED technology. Continued at: media.cleantech.com.

Its always good news to see cleantech companies funded – but we need to see more, a lot more…