Flux Marine has designed an electric marine engine for boats that bests both the traditional and developing outboard products on the market.
Fifth Wall is the largest venture capital firm focused on the global real estate industry and property technology for the built world.
Fusion is a suitable replacement for fossil fuels because it is carbon-free and provides equal or greater reliability with higher power density working in concert with conventional renewables to provide deep decarbonization across the entire energy ecosystem.
The Fund Betting on Technologies That Have Derisked Since CleanTech 1.0.
Reforestation has started to garner a larger portion of the general public’s attention. Its importance in habitat and wildlife conservation, its key role in supporting rural populations, and the growing need to reforest areas ravaged by wildfires are all strong motivators.
Conservation, as we’ve seen, is vastly important. It takes much more time to break, remake, and then wait for the gains to hopefully reappear. Governments and businesses alike must adjust their definition of value so that the long-term benefits of our environmental impact weigh more heavily than the short-term cost of investment and a quick turnaround to profitability.
For many countries like the US, or places like the EU, policy becomes the primary driver in enabling a transition away from fossil fuels. This is where a country like Bhutan can provide valuable insights though it is vastly different in its economic and political structure.
Bhutan is carbon negative and produces 99% of it’s energy needs from hydro
A utility’s sole purpose isn’t to buy as much solar as they humanly can afford. Their purpose to ensure uptime across the grid and service all of their customers while making money and dealing with regulatory checks and balances.
There is a gap between lab-scale prototypes and fully commercialized plants/processes with predictable performance and economics.
The cleantech community was shaken today when Eric Wesoff announced on his new blog that GreenTech Media was shutting down.
Span adds strategic investors Munich Re Ventures and Amazon Alexa Fund to support growth and provide integrated energy solutions for homes.
Aric is the CEO/Founder of Envoy There a startup making Electric Vehicles an amenity. Ian Sumner sits downs with Aric to learn about how car sharing can be ingrained into American Culture.
In Your Inbox: California in the dark again; Sustainable meat raises $2M; Hydrogen supercar; and an interview with Waterless
Epic CleanTec, a startup decentralizing wastewater treatment, just raised a $2.6M seed round.
Oatly just raised $200 million at a $2 billion valuation, effective selling a 10% stake in the company. The Blackstone Group led the round of fundraising, along with other backers – Howard Schultz, Oprah Winfrey, Roc Nation, Natalie Portman, Orkila Capital, and Rabo Corporate Investments.
Sunrun to acquire Vivint Solar for $3.2 Billion which would push Sunrun to 500,000 customers and more than 3 GW of assets on their books. The combined value of Sunrun + Vivint pushes it to an estimated $9.2 Billion based on the closing price July 6, 2020.
Solar installers across the US are suprised about Tesla’s claim of “lowest price solar” yeilding concerns about over promising and under delivering.
Lyft or Uber will likely never replace publicly funded transport. But if they enter from a sustainability angle where the state doesn’t have to invest their tax payers money into a large fleet of EVs it could open up the states that didn’t sign up for the ride share hype early on.
Compared to other green hydrogen producers, SGH2’s process displaces 23-31 tons of carbon dioxide (others displace 10-12 tons) and requires only 1.8 kWh per kg of hydrogen (others require 62 kWh per kg of hydrogen).
NKLA this past week reached $79.73/share and fetched a valuation of over $22B – putting it in the value range of Ford.
The two big headlines that stood out the most was Freewire – a battery integrated EV charger – raises $25M in Series A funding to bring their yet to be priced – but likely priced at ~$120K battery integrated fast charger to market. How we got that pricing for Freewire’s boost charging solution – insider info…