Meet our startups

We are taking a systems approach to building a multi-stage portfolio. We have awarded $22M 
to 63 portfolio companies, co-funding 35 demonstration projects. Our portfolio companies have gone on to raise over $350M of follow-on funding.

Every year we announce a new cohort of 12-15 startups. Check out 2018's dozen!

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Big data meets location analytics for the transportation grid

Real-time management for a distributed energy network

Smart(grid) EV charging

Smart water leak detection & control for homes

Intelligent energy monitoring for solar customers

Solar sharing for multi-family dwellings

Weather analytics and forecasting for renewable energy management

Manage your ranch from your pocket

Behavioral science to save aviation fuel

Artificial intelligence and blockchain for critical grid infrastructure

Aerial spectroscopy to help farmers efficiently allocate resources

Uninterruptible power supply for microgrids

Bringing computational firepower to solar system design

Database platform and high definition analytics to help solve grid challenges

Mapping the grid to enable data-driven decision making

Upgrade that old-school AC unit with Momit Cool

Converts CO2 into cost-competitive chemicals and fuels

Fitbit for farms

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

A big data platform for public transportation

Noise canceling headphones for the distribution grid

DIY energy monitoring platform

Centralized energy management platform for single & multi-site facilities

10x cheaper, whole-building energy efficiency

Simple CSP

Software and business solutions for energy storage systems

Cloud‐based platform protecting companies against cyber‐crime

Energy management via machine learning

Customized home efficiency and maintenance

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

Universal application programming interface for energy data

Customer engagement for water utilities

Automated solar sales

Your personal energy advisor

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

Energy efficient lighting and automation

Plug-and-play solar connection

Mobile EV chargers

Raising local beef through vertically integrated supply chains

Reduced financial risk for solar

Delivering superior control and efficiency to industrial freezers

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

Creating virtual power plants from existing infrastructure

Real-time transportation information

Flywheel energy storage

Liquid metal battery

Social transportation for taxis

Plug-level visibility and control

Social platform to align personal values and spending

Creating the smart home from your smartphone

Predictive analytics and energy storage

One crop, multiple revenue streams