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Volkswagen Leads €886 Million Investment in Northvolt

Car manufacturer Volkswagen has led an eye-watering €886 million investment in Swedish startup Northvolt – a supplier of sustainable battery cells and systems. The...

Sugar Substitute Startup Xilinat Wins Chivas Venture Award in Amsterdam

A Mexican startup that transforms corn waste into a low-calorie sugar substitute has won the big prize at the Next Web Conference in Amsterdam. AgTech...

Choose Your Energy Source and Cost with Power Ledger

What if you could earn or save money through selling and purchasing clean, cheap and reliable electricity from your next-door neighbors? Power Ledger makes that possible. 

Skeleton Technologies Aims to Make Charging an Electric Vehicle Faster than Filling a Gasoline Tank

The future is now. Skeleton Technologies produces ultracapacitors that lasts 500 times longer than lithium-ion batteries and packs in more power even though they much lighter. Step aside for the energy storage devices of the future.

Fresh Energy App Tells You How Much Energy Individual Devices Consume

Do you know how much electricity your fridge consumes? The Berlin-based startup Fresh Energy collects energy consumption data to provide their customers with valuable insights in real time.

Leanheat: The Smart Heating Solution

Traditional building heating systems are flawed. The startup Leanheat is a pioneer in smart heating solutions.

Trine Allows Everyone to Invest in a Solar Campaign

Solar energy is one of the cheapest, most abundant, and cleanest forms of energy. Trine aims to change lives by making it easy for people to invest in it.

LO3 Energy is Making Democratized Energy a Reality

What if you could buy and sell excess energy with your neighbors? One US-based startup aims to make this the energy model of the future.

Flexible Power Grid to Boost Energy Transition

Envelio’s main objective is to contribute to a cost-effective shift in the current energy system in Germany. With their digital intelligent grid platform, envelio offers the planning and operation of networks in a more flexible and efficient manner.

Acacia Innovations Fights Kenyan Deforestation

The rate of deforestation in Kenya is alarming. Trees are burned for charcoal, the main source of cooking fuel, which is also responsible for harmful indoor pollution. Kenyan startup Acacia Innovations aims to tackle both of the issues.

XCharge: A Major Player in the Electric Vehicle Industry

The demand for electric vehicles has boomed in the past couple of years, and so has the need for charging stations for these vehicles. Xcharge is solving this problem by innovating and producing various smart charging stations throughout China and Europe in the future.

Hydra Energy Wants to Use Hydrogen Fuel to Power a Cleaner Future

We see cars powered by natural gas, ethanol or solar power, but hydrogen once promoted as the clean fuel of the future, has yet to meet its promise. A Vancouver-based company came up with a solution to utilize waste hydrogen to solve the decarbonization dilemma.

SunCulture Brings the African Farming Back to Life

Farmers throughout African countries face numerous problems including limited rainfall, high energy costs, and more. SunCulture solves this challenge by creating a low cost, solar powered water extracting and irrigation system for these farmers to bring sustainable agriculture into the country.

e·pilot Aims to Turn Any Energy Provider Into an E-Commerce Powerhouse

e·pilot is a German startup providing cloud-based solution that accompanies energy providers on a journey to digitization. They aim to bring together every player in the energy market to the end customer.

A Teenager Who Developed a Smart Application That Cuts on Energy Costs

Some were partying non-stop, others founded their company at 17. Ted Braakman is the founder and CEO of Hero Balancer that adds artificial intelligence to the existing BMS to reduce costs and save energy.
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Volkswagen Leads €886 Million Investment in Northvolt

Car manufacturer Volkswagen has led an eye-watering €886 million investment in Swedish startup Northvolt – a supplier of sustainable battery cells and systems. The...

€200 Million in Funding for Mobile App Optimization Company Adjust

Adjust, the data aggregation and fraud detection service for mobile marketers, raised a massive €200 million this week. Eurazeo Growth, Highland Europe, Morgan Stanley...

Indoor Farming Startup Infarm Raises €88 Million Series B

The Berlin-based indoor farming startup Infarm has raised €88 million in its Series B Round, led by venture capital firm Atomico. The ‘urban farming’...