In the face of South Africa’s worsening energy crisis, marked by increasingly severe power shortages, implementing daily electricity rationing has become imperative to avert the risk of a nationwide
After working together at corporate venture capital firm Xerox Ventures, Chris Fisher, Tim Chiang and Dean Mai form Myriad Venture Partners.
Husk Power Systems, a clean energy company at the forefront of fueling rural electrification since 2008 and that announced plans to launch 500 solar mini-grids in Nigeria over the next five years, has
Public Ventures seeks out nascent life science and cleantech startups, particularly in Canada, focused on “improving health equity and supporting climate preparedness for underserved communities.”
One major problem with renewable energy sources like wind, solar and hydro is intermittency. This means they cannot be relied on constantly since, for example, the sun might stop shining or it
Persistent Energy has raised $10 million in Series C funding to grow its climate venture building business in Africa, in a round led by Kyuden International Corporation, a subsidiary of the Japanese K
Climate tech is more than just a rebrand of clean tech — it offers founders and investors new tools to make profits and slash carbon.
The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.
Evergrow, a stealth climate fintech startup, just landed over $7 million in seed funding. With a two-pronged approach, Evergrow aims to be the world’s first dedicated carbon offtake company —
he debate is a reminder that recycling in general is a very messy process. It is chemical-, machine- and energy-intensive.
Internet of Things devices are proliferating, making daily tasks more convenient for many people — but that comes at a cost. The United Nations expects the amount of e-waste created globally to reac
Hydrogen-based generators are an environmentally friendly alternative to ones powered by diesel fuel. But many rely on solar, hydro or wind power, which aren’t available all the time. Brisbane-based
The European Commission has announced a partnership with Bill Gates’ sustainable energy funding vehicle with the goal of unlocking new investments for clean tech and sustainable energy projects
Mark Mills Contributor Share on X Mark Mills is the author of the forthcoming book, "The Cloud Revolution: How the Convergence of New Technologies Will Unleash the Next Economic Boom and a Roaring 202
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg recently pledged to rapidly spend $500 million in a bid to push the U.S. “Beyond Carbon,” aiming to end this country’s use of coal an
Michael Bloomberg is an unrepentant capitalist who, as he says in his 2017 book A Climate of Hope, is “not exactly your stereotypical environmentalist.” Yet over the past decade, Bloomberg has bec
London's Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a clean tech incubator aimed at sparking a new startup cluster in the UK capital focused on helping to foster the development of low-carbon and clean-tech prod
Seeo, a Hayward, California-based company that makes lithium polymer batteries, has closed a $17M round led by new investor Samsung Ventures, the investment arm of Samsung Group. Existing investors Kh
Another day, another funding from SoftBank. This time the corporation, one of Japan’s leading telecoms, has invested $7 million in Altaeros Energies, which is based at the Massachusetts Institute of
WISErg, a bio-tech company that recycles discarded food into organic fertilizer while harvesting data from the scraps, announced today that it has raised a Series B round of $5 million from private in