The federal government's approach to hydrogen is strikingly similar to the way it promoted biofuels a decade ago. That's not a good thing.
Dublin-based XFuel announced an €8.2 million investment round led by AENU, a new German VC firm, and joined by Union Square Ventures and HAX/SOSV.
Recycling startup Circ announced a $30 million Series B round led by Bill Gates-founded Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
It is a financial and a moral imperative to make climate technology, together with medicine, the main priority of humanity.
For some founders, tying themselves to impact is a way to play into trends and get noticed by investors, but there's a fine line between impact and pushing a narrative for marketing purposes.
The energy giant Shell has joined a slew of strategic investors — including All Nippon Airways, Suncor Energy, Mitsui and British Airways — in funding LanzaJet, the company commercializing
Royal Dutch Shell Group, one of the largest publicly traded oil producers in the world, just laid out its plan for how the company will survive in a zero-emission, climate conscious world. It’s
New space startup bluShift wants to bring a new kind of propellant to the small satellite launching market, with rockets powered by bio-derived rocket fuels. These differ from traditional fuels in tha
The news last week that U.S. utility and renewable energy company NextEra Energy briefly overtook ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco to become the world’s most valuable energy producer shows just how v
As part of the continuing global rollout of LanzaTech’s technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions and turn those emissions into fuel and chemicals, the company is rolling out a new small-sc
Figma for filmmakers, TikTok for English learners and a cryptocurrency twist that actually makes sense? After 197 pitches, Y Combinator’s Demo Day for its Summer 2020 cohort has concluded. While the
Since many business operations are struggling to find cash and loans to just remain open, new clean technology may be delayed.
Jeff Ubersax knows yeast. The chief executive officer of Demetrix studied yeast genetics and biochemistry in school and was an early employee at Amyris Biotechnologies, a technology company that was u
In the nine years since private equity and venture capital investments into sustainable technologies last crossed the $6 billion threshold, the problems caused by global carbon emissions have only int
Biomanufacturing technologies — taking modified versions of existing organisms and bending them to the will of humans — has moved from the world of science fiction to becoming a new realit
The trio of synthetic biologists behind Industrial Microbes, a new East Bay-based startup backed by Y Combinator, have had years of experience in working with biofuels. They met at LS9, a biofuels sta
One future source of green energy may be as close as the nearest dumpster thanks to companies vying to make fuel from trash. <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/enerkem">Enerkem</a>, based in M
<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/1097/51097v2-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Maybe it's just a biofuels thing this year, but it seems like the feds are giving clea
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/gevo-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> A Richard Branson- and Khosla Ventures-backed biofuels and biochemicals maker, <a href="http://www.gevo.co
<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0011/9112/119112v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> A Cambridge, Mass. biosciences company that makes plastics, chemicals and energy from