Geothermal home heating gets a $30 million boost from Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures –

There’s a low energy solution to home heating and cooling sitting right underneath most houses, but until recently no one has been able to tap it. That solution is geothermal … Read More

Fluence, the energy storage systems developer, is now worth over $1 billion after QIA investment –

The Qatar Investment Authority is investing $125 million into energy storage systems integrator and power management tech developer, Fluence, in a deal that will value the company at over $1 … Read More

AI-driven energy startup Octopus hits $2Bn mark after $200M investment from Tokyo Gas –

You’ve heard of challenger banks? Now meet the challenger energy suppliers. The UK’s Octopus Energy has attained a $2.06 billion valuation (£1.5 billion) after attracting a $200 million (£150 million) … Read More

New stimulus bill includes $35.2 billion for new energy initiatives –

The new economic stimulus proposal that has been approved by Congress includes roughly $35.2 billion for energy initiatives, according to summary documents seen by “This is probably the biggest … Read More

Residential renewable energy developer Swell is raising $450 million for distributed power projects in three states –

Swell Energy, an installer and manager of residential renewable energy, energy efficiency and storage technologies, is raising $450 million to finance the construction of four virtual power plants representing a … Read More

Panasonic explores a European battery deal with Norway’s largest energy and industrial companies –

Panasonic, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lithium ion batteries, has signed a preliminary agreement with the Nordic energy company, Equinor, and engineering and industrial company, Norsk Hydro, to … Read More

German energy company E.ON forms EUR250 million venture fund focused on smart grid tech –

The German energy company E.ON, which counts over 50 million commercial, residential, and industrial customers, has created a new EUR250 million ($265 million) investment fund called Future Energy Ventures to … Read More

Google claims net zero carbon footprint over its entire lifetime, aims to only use carbon-free energy by 2030

Google was at the leading edge of large technology companies seeking to go completely carbon neutral, having declared that status in 2007, and subsequently matching all of its global electricity … Read More