Meet Our Portfolio Companies

Since 2013, we have worked alongside CEOs and leadership teams to grow their companies, and design and scale projects with commercial customers.

Meet Cohort 8

$6 million in funding awarded to 17 startups tackling urgent challenges in food & agriculture, water, energy, and mobility

17 companies and 10 projects in food & agriculture, energy, water, and mobility

Sighten & GRID Alternatives

Sighten is partnering with GRID Alternatives to provide solar design software and boots-on-the-ground labor for the planning and installation of solar projects.

How Our Just Innovation Prize Winners are Accelerating Access in California

Solar for 10 low-income households in California's disadvantaged air quality districts

TerViva

TerViva planted 10,000+ pongamia trees, a crop that produces biofuel and cattle feed, on fallow agriculture land in Hawaii.

TerViva

10,000+ trees can produce 36,800 gallons of biofuel and 276 tons of plant protein annually

Stem & Hawaiian Electric

Stem piloted its utility value proposition in a 1 MW distributed energy storage project with Hawaiian Electric.

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29 commercial and industrial businesses received systems that combine powerful learning software with energy storage to automate energy savings

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Allume Energy

Shared solar for multifamily homes

Amber Kinetics

Flywheel energy storage

Ambri

Liquid metal battery

Ampaire

Electric commercial aircraft 

Amply Power

Fleet charging, simplified 

Autowatts

Automated solar sales

Bandwagon

Social transportation for taxis

Bidgely

Your personal energy advisor

Bikeshare Hawaii

Honolulu's bike share program

BioCellection

Upcycling hard-to-recycle plastic waste

BlocPower

Machine learning and structured finance to green inner cities

Blue Ocean Barns

The seaweed solution to livestock methane emissions

Blue Pillar

Centralized energy management platform for single & multi-site facilities

Blue Planet Energy Systems

Grid Optional™ Energy Solutions

Blyncsy

Big data meets location analytics for the transportation grid

Bright Light Systems

Energy efficient lighting and automation; Acquired by PE-backed Phoenix in 2019

BrightBox Technologies

HVAC's smart software layer; Acquired by NEXTracker in 2016

Buoy Labs

Smart water leak detection & control for homes; Acquired by Resideo in 2019

Carbon Lighthouse

10x cheaper, whole-building energy efficiency

CarbonCure

Reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment

Ceres Imaging

Aerial imagery solutions for farmers

Chargetrip

Smart navigation for electric mobility

ConnectDER

Plug-and-play solar connection

eMotorWerks

Acquired by Enel in 2017; Smart(grid) EV charging

EthosGen

Transforming waste heat into energy 

Farm Link Hawaiʻi

Farms at your fingertips

Feasible

Ultrasound and data analytics for better batteries

FlyWire Cameras

Electronic monitoring for sustainable fisheries

FREDsense

Portable water quality sensors for rapid contaminant analysis

FreeWire Technologies

Clean electrification beyond the grid

Full Cycle Bioplastics

Converting organic waste into compostable bioplastic

Geli

Software and business solutions for energy storage systems

Go Electric

Uninterruptible power supply for microgrids; Acquired by Saft in 2019

Goodr

Feed more. Waste less.

GrubTubs

From kitchen to chicken

Heliogen

Replacing fuels with sunlight

HST

The clean energy contract and project siting platform

Ibis Networks

Plug-level visibility and control

Imprint Energy

Ultra-thin, flexible printed batteries

in2lytics

Database platform and high definition analytics to help solve grid challenges

Jupiter Intelligence

Data analytics platform to predict and assess asset-level climate risks

Kando

Situational awareness for the wastewater network

Kevala

Mapping the grid to enable data-driven decision making

KIGT

Smart vehicle-to-grid EV charging

Kunoa Cattle Company

Raising regenerative beef through vertically integrated supply chains

kWh Analytics

Reduced financial risk for solar

Lastwall

Cloud‐based platform protecting companies against cyber‐crime

Leap

Universal distributed energy exchange

Microvi

Biotechnologies for safe drinking water, wastewater treatment, and renewable chemicals

momit

Upgrade that old-school AC unit with Momit Cool

Nnergix

Weather analytics for the energy industry

Numina

Providing urban ecosystems unprecedented intelligence without surveillance

Ohmconnect

Making saving energy fun — and rewarding

Opus 12

Converts CO2 into cost-competitive chemicals and fuels

Opus One

Real-time management for a distributed energy network

Oroeco

Social platform to align personal values and spending

PastureMap

Manage your ranch from your pocket

People Power

Creating the smart home from your smartphone

PlotWatt

Energy management via machine learning; Acquired by American Efficient in 2018

Pono Home

Customized home efficiency and maintenance

Pono Island Capital

Hawaii-based carbon offset fund

Propagate Ventures

Agroforestry simplified

Proterra

The battery electric bus for the masses

Rebound Technologies

Delivering superior control and efficiency to industrial freezers

Remix

The leading platform for shaping urban mobility

Ridescout

Creating the future of urban mobility; acquired by Daimler in 2014

Scoot

Shared electric mobility; Acquired by Bird in 2019

Shifted Energy

Creating virtual power plants from existing infrastructure

Sighten

Software platform that supports the entire solar workflow, from lead to financing

Signol

Behavioral science to save aviation fuel

Smart Yields

Fitbit for farms

Solar Analytics

Intelligent energy monitoring for solar customers

Solstice

Shared solar for every American

Span

Advancing clean energy adoption for the distributed grid

SparkMeter

Smart meters for emerging markets

Stem

Predictive analytics and energy storage

Sunfolding

Seriously simplified air-driven solar trackers

Swiftly

A big data platform for public transportation

T-REX

Valuation and risk analysis tools to unlock investment into renewable energy assets

TerViva

Producing carbon negative plant protein and vegetable oil on distressed agricultural lands

TransitScreen

Real-time transportation information

Trove

Powering resale for leading brands

UtilityAPI

Universal application programming interface for energy data

Varentec

Noise canceling headphones for the distribution grid

VIA

Artificial intelligence and blockchain for critical grid infrastructure

WaterSmart

Customer engagement for water utilities

Whisker Labs

DIY energy monitoring platform

Zero Mass Water

Making drinking water from sunlight and air