Australian clean tech Endua fixes renewable energy’s intermittency problem
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
To fix the climate, these 10 investors are betting the house on the ocean
Founders and investors have a growing appreciation for the ocean’s potential to help solve the climate problem.
Orbital Sidekick raises $10M to bring hyperspectral imaging to oil and gas pipeline monitoring
Historically, oil and gas companies have monitored pipeline leaks using inefficient, expensive methods: workers equipped with handheld optical gas imaging cameras, for example. Or, as Orbital Sidekick
Noon Energy brings Mars tech down to Earth with carbon-oxygen battery system
Noon Energy sucked in $28 million Series A to store excess wind and solar energy using reversible fuel cells powered by carbon dioxide.
US offshore oil and gas rigs at ‘significant’ risk of cyberattacks, warns government watchdog
U.S. offshore oil and gas infrastructure faces “significant and increasing” cybersecurity risks that require “urgent” attention, a U.S. government’s watchdog has warned. The Gove
Rising energy costs are making the cloud more expensive
Rising energy costs are making cloud services more expensive to operate, particularly in Europe. Here's how -- and why.
Ideon Technologies digs up $16M Series A to use particle physics to find critical minerals
The startup’s technology promises to significantly slash some of the the time and expense of mineral exploration while also allowing mining companies to be more targeted in their extraction efforts.
OurCrowd announces its new $200M Global Health Equity Fund
OurCrowd, the global crowdfunding venture firm, today announced its newest fund. As the organization announced at today’s Clinton Global Initiative event in New York, it is partnering with the WHO F
Now that the Ethereum Merge is behind us, what’s next?
Although the Merge was a huge feat, there are plenty more upgrades planned for the Ethereum blockchain down the road.
‘The Merge’ could be good news for China’s Ethereum enthusiasts
When China banned cryptocurrency mining and trading, many saw it as putting an end to a burgeoning industry in the world’s second-largest economy. As it turned out, the country’s crypto i
North Korea’s Lazarus hackers are exploiting Log4j flaw to hack US energy companies
Security researchers have linked a new cyber espionage campaign targeting U.S., Canadian and Japanese energy providers to the North Korean state-sponsored Lazarus hacking group. Threat intelligence co
The YoloBox Pro is a one-stop shop for your live video productions
Somehow, we all became livestreamers during the pandemic, even if it just meant rearranging our office shelves for a better Zoom background. But the pandemic was also a boon for those catering to clie
One startup’s solution to the carbon-offsetting mess: Downgrade the ‘middle-men’ resellers
As well as the traditional carbon offset resellers and exchanges such as Climate Partner or Climate Impact X, the tech space has also produced a few, including Patch (U.S.-based, raised $26.5 million)
Disdain for NFTs in video games is part of a slow green revolution
NFTs aside, the video game industry is often left out when we talk about industries that have a major impact on the environment.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Gen Z VCs, choosing a GTM model, crypto crisis communication tips
To be clear: Most investors want to say “yes.” No one becomes a venture capitalist just so they can stomp on someone’s dreams.
Honda and LG Energy plan to build a $4.4 billion lithium-ion plant in the US
Honda is the latest car company with plans to manufacture lithium-ion batteries in the U.S. The automaker said Monday it is forming a joint venture with LG Energy Solutions to supply the North America
This new $100M fund plans to focus on startups accelerating the science around longevity
Longevity-focused startups have been proliferating in recent years as we become more focused on our health. However, it’s not just about apps to get you in the gym. Longevity startups can range from
Tesla doesn’t need to hit the panic button over China heat wave disruptions just yet
Some parts of China are suffering from record high temperatures in the past few weeks, prompting local governments to halt industrial power use, including those of battery plants. When news reaches th
Web3 giant Parity Technologies teams up with Watr over platform to track ethical commodities
As the U.S. and Europe bake in abnormal summer heat, the climate continues to climb up the world’s agenda. With everyone now talking about energy, how commodities are traded is also becoming a talki
Oil and gas didn’t benefit from investor largesse in recent years — but renewables did
For oil and gas companies, steady rates of investment should be a worrying trend.