inflation reduction act
Why a fast-growing climate tech startup raised its second Series B in 13 months
The Inflation Reduction Act hasn’t changed the company’s business model, but it has changed its business plans.
BMW, Rivian, Hyundai, Volvo lose access to EV tax credit
The United States Treasury updated its list of electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 EV tax credit per its new rules for battery sourcing, and BMW, Nissan, Rivian, Hyundai, Volvo and Volkswagen are
Climate tech tapped the brakes in Q1. Will the slowdown continue?
Climate tech’s resilience has led some to call it the ultimate “recession proof” investment. Is that still true?
Battery sourcing guidance might slash EV tax credits
UPDATE: Tesla tweaks Model 3 page of U.S. website encouraging buyers to take delivery now in anticipation of reduced tax incentives by March 31. The U.S. Treasury Department’s guidance on bat
Why startups should care about geopolitical repercussions of US climate law
A fluid geopolitical landscape could roil the climate tech industry. How should founders and investors react?
BlocPower hits its stride, landing $25M Series B to expand its residential energy retrofit platform
The Inflation Reduction Act will ramp up demand for heat pumps and home electrification. BlocPower’s platform can help make energy retrofitting more accessible.
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.
TechCrunch+ roundup: VC trick questions, building 3-case models, B2B sales coaching
I have nothing personal against investors, but sitting in a room with one while I try to sell them on my billion-dollar idea sounds very stressful.
The climate founders’ guide to the Inflation Reduction Act
The IRA has instituted meaningful developments toward the governance and financing of influential climate initiatives, but where will it go from here?
Here’s how we know the US climate legislation is already working
Competitors complaining, investors piling in. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act are off to a good start.
Here are the industries ripe for innovation under the Inflation Reduction Act
The Inflation Reduction Act all but ensures that climate tech for buildings is likely to emerge as one of the sectors to watch in the coming years.
Biden to announce $900M to build EV charging stations
President Joe Biden will attend the Detroit Auto Show Wednesday and announce the approval of the first $900 million in funding to build electric vehicle charging stations in 35 states as part of the $
A complete guide to the new EV tax credit
Tucked inside the massive Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that was signed into law in August is a complex set of requirements around which EVs and other clean vehicles do and do not qualify for a $7,5
Toyota triples US EV investment in North Carolina
Toyota said Wednesday it will triple its planned investment for its first U.S. battery factory due to rising consumer demand for electric vehicles. The automaker now plans to spend $3.8 billion, up fr
Can battery recycling help end US reliance on China?
China has long been the leader in battery supply and manufacturing. The Inflation Reduction Act seeks to end reliance on the East Asian country and turn the U.S. into a battery powerhouse.
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV begins production in Alabama
Mercedes-Benz began production of its first battery-electric SUV for the U.S. market on Thursday, fronting a movement expected to bring auto manufacturing onshore over the next decade. The 2023 Merced
Biden admin says about 20 models will still qualify for EV tax credits
The Inflation Reduction Act, which President Joe Biden signed into law Tuesday, says that if automakers want their electric vehicles to be eligible for tax credits, they’ll need to have final as
Winners, losers abound as Inflation Reduction Act becomes law
As with any legislation, there are winners and losers. But the details matter, and some climate tech sectors got a better deal than others.
Tesla’s next gigafactory might be in Canada
While onstage at Tesla’s annual shareholder event, CEO Elon Musk hinted that the automaker would choose the location for a new gigafactory by the end of the year. Musk jokingly asked his fans wh
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.