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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

Report | 2022 State of Climate Tech in Portugal

According to the World Bank, Portugal is particularly vulnerable to climate change consequences such as drought, flood and sea level rise. Climate change is a very complex challenge that demands a systemic change in all steps of the value chain in any sector. This also represents a major opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and businesses – […]

Article | The Direct Air Capture Venture Space

Capturing CO2 from the air and slashing down unavoidable emissions? According to the International Energy Agency, Direct Air Capture (DAC) refers to processes and technologies used in extracting carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere, generating a concentrated stream of CO2 for storage, utilisation or production of carbon-neutral fuel. While it’s hard to argue about the […]

Article | Climate Fintech Insights

Net zero insights climate fintech europe

Our analysts recently took a deep dive into roughly 30K climate tech startups, from our database, to investigate how fintech is supporting decarbonisation and sustainability. Looking at the European venture space, we have identified 617 startups and scaleups developing climate-mindful solutions to address financial sectors such as banking, insurance, tax and accounting and investment services. The […]

Solar Innovation Startups: A New Taxonomy and Climate Impact

Insights on solar energy generation hardware technologies: a new solar innovation taxonomy and climate impact metrics. This is an exciting time to indulge in the surging world of solar innovation. The year 2020 marked the moment solar power broke even with coal and made headlines as the cheapest source of electricity. [1] As more efficient […]