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Elemental is a nonprofit investor in climate technologies with deep community impact.
We bring more than a decade of experience across the climate sector, with an active and maturing portfolio of 150+ companies. Elemental fills two gaps fundamental to addressing climate change: funding projects for climate technologies in communities, and embedding equity and access into climate solutions. We invest in transformative technologies to create a system change for a more resilient, equitable future.Read more
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Decarbonizing Buildings to Make Communities Healthier — and Wealthier
How BlocPower pioneered a program to decarbonize buildings and spread the benefits of green energy projects in low- and moderate-income communities.
Frances Sawyer Is Helping Rural Electric Co-Ops Lead on Clean Energy
Elemental Policy Lab Fellow Frances Sawyer is working with rural leaders and electric cooperatives to accelerate federal funding implementation.
Welcome Cohort 12
15 companies reimagining climate solutions.
Elemental and Technip Energies Announce Recipients of Clean Maritime Innovation Challenge
Technip Energies held its first Innovation Challenge on net-zero maritime shipping solutions, with the support of Elemental Excelerator.
Traversing the Scale Gap at Climate Week NYC
Once climate technology companies pass the R&D phase and build a successful pilot, commercializing their solutions at scale requires an entirely different set of skills.