Pledge raises $4.5M Seed round to build a carbon-measurement and removal API

With the Climate Crisis looming, lots of companies want to do their part. But asking customers to “offset the CO2 emission of this delivery” is usually a hammer to crack a nut. There is very little transparency around carbon offsets. Plus, smaller companies want to access high-quality carbon credits, but calculate their impact at a […]

The climate policies tucked into Congress’ budget package are signals to investors

Eric Kosmowski Contributor Share on Twitter Eric Kosmowski is managing partner at the Princeville Climate Tech Fund. Brett Hauser Contributor Share on Twitter Brett Hauser is a board member at Aligned Climate Capital. The climate measures in the budget reconciliation package now before the U.S. Congress could unlock an investment boom in clean energy, zero-carbon […]

Tracking CO2 emissions for supply chains leads Normative to a €10M fund raise

Increasingly, companies are being encouraged by governments to engage in carbon accounting, but of course, only a small number of companies actually do. Even those probably count only 10% of their emissions because they don’t account for the emissions of their supply chain, which, when looked at, probably accounts for 90% of their total emissions. […]

Al Gore puts $600M into UK Green energy-tech startup Octopus Energy Group

Former Vice President Al Gore has invested $600 million of equity into U.K. energy startup Octopus Energy Group via his Generation Investment Management vehicle, taking a stake of approximately 13% in the business. The investment means Octopus has attained a valuation of around $4.6 billion. Octopus has made a name for itself in energy circles […]

GM’s US factories will switch to renewable energy five years ahead of schedule

Steve Dent Contributor Steve Dent is an associate editor at Engadget. More posts by this contributor YouTube TV may drop 14 NBC Universal channels over a contract dispute DJI Mavic 3 drone leak details improved camera and a 46-minute flight time Earlier this year, GM announced plans to go green by 2035 with the vehicles […]

Zola Electric closes $90M funding round to scale technology and enter new markets

Millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa and emerging markets continue to live without access to electricity. Some reports peg these numbers between 500 million and 2 billion people despite the prevalence of renewable energy providers in these regions. Zola Electric, one such provider, is announcing today that it has closed $90 million in new funding […]

Kevala raises $21M to improve tools for managing energy grid infrastructure

Kevala, the startup that collects and analyzes energy grid infrastructure data for utility companies, renewable energy providers, EV charging companies, regulators and other energy industry stakeholders, has raised $21 million in a Series A round. The company says it will use the funds to grow its team from 60 employees to around 100 by the […]

Bedrock modernizes seafloor mapping with autonomous sub and cloud-based data

The push for renewable energy has brought offshore wind power to the forefront of many an energy company’s agenda, and that means taking a very close look at the ocean floor where the installations are to go. Fortunately Bedrock is here to drag that mapping process into the 21st century with its autonomous underwater vehicle […]