New York unveils $6m co-investment fund to support emerging clean energy firms

Financing is being made available for green companies seeking to match investments from investors

GridBeyond named as one of the world-leading technology innovators in advancing global sustainability

Out of thousands of innovators from across the globe, GridBeyond, a leader in intelligent energy technology for industrial, commercial, institutional and utility partners, was named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group.

UK cleantech firm raises £3.6m for smart hot water tanks

Mixergy claims the technology can help households save up to 20% on their hot water bills and has been certified to deliver grid balancing services to National Grid

Estonian firm lent €12m to commercialise fuel cell tech

It plans to manufacture around two million cells per year, accounting for an electrical capacity of 50MW

UK announces £40m fund to support cleantech companies

The Clean Growth Fund will support companies seeking to commercialise ‘promising innovative’ green solutions

Siemens joins with finance firm for Canadian cleantech

A technology firm has partnered with an investment group to advance cleantech innovation in Canada. Siemens and Kensington Capital have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help accelerate the progress of technologies such as smart grids and energy storage. They also identified a number of other areas to concentrate on, including transmission and distribution, […]

London-based cleantech start-up raises £480,000

A cleantech start-up based in London has raised £480,000 in its latest seed funding round. Switchee creates smart thermostats for use by social landlords which are expected to help consumers save money on their heating bills. The latest funding brings the total raised to date to more than £1 million. The smart thermostat learns a […]

Is West London set to become a cleantech hub?

Plans to develop a new business district for cleantech innovation in West London have been unveiled. The London Sustainable Development Commission (LSDC) has set out recommendations for a major ‘Cleantech Cluster’ to support the expansion of innovative new green companies in the capital. Its report suggests the area covered by Old Oak and Park Royal Development […]

UK-India invites green bids for share of £3.4m

The UK and India are investing up to £3.4 million in collaborative research and development projects, including those focused on green energy. Businesses in the UK are invited to partner with Indian firms to apply for a share of the funding for projects in the fields of clean energy, healthcare and ICT. The Department for […]

New cleantech exchange platform launched in Asia

A new online marketplace that will link low carbon technology companies with possible clients has been launched in Asia. Called IPEx Clean Asia, the pilot service will broker technology transfers from developed countries to nations in Asia as well as provide a platform for knowledge sharing. It will be based in Singapore and initially focus […]