Clean energy investments may close 2022 hitting new heights, setting stage for lofty 2023
This year has been all about energy — who has it, who doesn't and how much it costs. Investors took note.
Ford locks in solar energy deal with DTE Energy
Ford said Wednesday it has reached a deal with DTE Energy to power its electricity supply in Michigan with clean energy, a step toward its goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. The automaker’s deal
Here’s how Manchin and Schumer’s surprise 725-page bill could boost climate tech
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 stands as one of the most significant pieces of climate legislation proposed in the U.S.
Look out Putin — Ukrainian woman invents ‘solar for balconies’ to wean Europe off Russian gas
Much has been made of how European countries are, on the one hand, supporting Ukraine in its fight against the heinous and illegal invasion by Russia but at the same time remaining heavily dependent o
4 climate tech investors sound off on Supreme Court’s EPA ruling
The U.S. was delivered a setback in its efforts to mitigate climate change. Investors are dismayed but still optimistic.
These four iconic European founders plan to kick the asses of VCs who never started a company
Until recently, Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder of Wise, and Sten Tamkivi, co-founder of Teleport, had banded together as a sort of “mini Angel brand” known as “Taavet+Sten.” Tamkivi has done arou
Samara is building tech to switch Spain’s households onto solar energy
Despite being one of the countries in Europe with the most hours of sunshine, Spain has extremely low levels of household solar installations. Madrid-based Samara, a startup founded in May this year &
US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm will speak at TC Sessions: Climate
It’s hard to believe that, despite a scientific consensus and mountains of verified evidence, climate change has become a global political football. And yet here we are. All the innovative climate
The US just announced that cars will have to be a lot more fuel efficient by 2026
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a dramatic change to domestic fuel economy standards, a crucial step toward putting more electric vehicles on the road while reducing dependence o
China’s EV upstarts are building their own investment powerhouses
The investment game going after automotive startups is getting more competitive in China with not only established venture capital firms joining the fray but also industry veterans. Two mobility-focus
Kyoto Fusioneering secures $11.7M to build out its fusion reactor technologies
With startups getting into nuclear technology, it’s no surprise to see more fundraising happening. Now, Kyoto Fusioneering, a fusion energy startup based out of Japan but increasingly expanding
Clean energy firm Husk signs UN energy compact as it begins solar mini-grid expansion in Nigeria, rest of Africa
Husk Power Systems, a clean energy company that has been at the forefront of fueling rural electrification since 2008, is planning to launch 500 solar mini-grids in Nigeria over the next five years. T
Is that weed you’re smoking green enough?
For most industries, sustainability is an exercise in correcting the mistakes of the past — from changing mindsets to the machinery used. But for the fledgling cannabis industry, there is still hope
The climate policies tucked into Congress’ budget package are signals to investors
The climate measures in the budget reconciliation package now before the U.S. Congress could unlock an investment boom that would allow us to take action to protect our future.
A road map for climate investors
Climate in the last decade has been unprecedented in many ways, none of them good. Wildfires in California have consumed entire towns; thousands of miles away, New Yorkers inhale the ashes.
Laser-initiated fusion leads the way to safe, affordable clean energy
Fusion power plants will eventually replace most conventional power plants and related large-scale energy infrastructure that are still so dominant today. There will be no need for coal or gas.
Workrise, once known as RigUp, raises $300M at a $2.9B valuation
Workrise, which has built a workforce management platform for the skilled trades, announced today that it has raised $300 million in a Series E round led by U.K.-based Baillie Gifford that values the
Mercado Libre taps Pachama to monitor and manage its $8 million investment in Latin American rainforest restoration
Mercado Libre, one of the largest e-commerce and financial services company from Latin America by market cap, has selected the startup and Y Combinator alumni Pachama as its strategic partner in devel
Prime Movers Lab raises $245 million for second fund to invest in early stage science startups
After revealing its first fund just last year, a $100 million pool of investment capital dedicated to early stage startups focusing on sustainable food development, clean energy, health innovation and
Fundr, launching its first portfolio, uses an algorithm to remove bias from investing
For all the ways that the Silicon Valley scene excels, diversity and inclusion is not one of them. But a new startup called Fundr is looking to do the heavy lifting to help investors diversify their p