The rising tide of ocean energy

Our planet is 70% ocean, and what if it could solve our energy challenge? Oceans are one of the planet’s most abundant sources of renewable energy. Changes in salinity, thermal gradients, tidal currents, or ocean waves are the various ways through which we can extract this energy from the ocean and generate electricity. The predictable […]

Monthly round-up | Climate tech funding takes an 85% MoM dip in April

  As we venture into Q2’23, April sees an 85% MoM decline in total funding, registering the lowest of any month in 2023 and 2022. A total of $2.6B was raised across 194 deals in Climate tech in Europe and North America.   April’s climate tech funding round-up   Despite a decline in total funding, […]

The State of Climate Tech Q1’23

  Net Zero Insights’ quarterly analysis on funding data in the private market venture space in Europe and North America.     New Q1 Climate Tech Investment Data from Net Zero Insights and Alder & Co. Shows VC Funding Down but Other Sources Keep Sector Liquid.  U.S. funding remains stable thanks to grant funding; Europe […]

Navigating the Hydrogen Startup Ecosystem

Hydrogen is gathering more momentum than ever. Considered a key contributor in reducing emissions to reach net zero by 2050, demand for green hydrogen is skyrocketing across key applications. The sector is also receiving an enormous flow of public money. Just last month, the European Commission announced the launch of a  European Hydrogen Bank (EHB), […]

What Climate Tech Conferences are out there and which ones should you attend?

Conferences are a crucial ingredient for spurring growth in the climate tech ecosystem. It is a place for collaboration, learning, networking and raising funding. There are various events throughout the year attracting promising startups, venture capital investors, corporates, policymakers and enthusiasts under one roof. Scouting for relevant climate tech events is hard. We ourselves are […]

Why are green steel startups getting “RED HOT”?

An overview of the green steel startups and initiatives   In the past two years, we have seen an increased interest in Green Steel. Startups in this space are raising increasingly larger amounts from venture capital investors. That’s not all, Swedish startup H2 Green Steel has secured billions in debt financing from leading public and […]

Monthly round-up | After all-time high in October, funding activity slows down in November

After October’s record-breaking capital flow (October’s report), November sees another slowdown in climate tech funding with $3.4B raised in Europe and North America. Still, 2022 has already surpassed 2021 in climate tech funding.   November’s climate tech funding rounds wrapped-up Following the same trend as in previous months, North America accounted for two-thirds of capital […]