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Ford locks in solar energy deal with DTE Energy

Ford said Wednesday it has reached a deal with DTE Energy to power its electricity supply in Michigan with clean energy, a step toward its goal to...

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That big climate bill might actually make a difference

It’s not perfect, but it’s a major step, one that could restore confidence in global climate agreements.

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Online-only home solar seller bags $23M, pledging ‘dramatically lower prices’

Project Solar doesn’t make solar panels, nor does it employ crews to plop them on roofs, but the startup argues it can shake up the residential...

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Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy backs Terabase’s robot-built solar farms

Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a climate-focused VC firm linked to some of Earth’s wealthiest individuals, has joined a $44 million bet on solar...

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UAE aims to convert oil wealth into tech prowess

H.E. Al Olama recently spoke about the burgeoning Emerati startup and venture capital ecosystem, and the country’s approaches to attracting U.S. VC...

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Sono Motors reveals final design of its solar-charging Sion EV

Sono Motors unveiled this week the final production design of the Sion EV, a solar electric vehicle that’s been in the making since the...

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BAI Capital targets China’s globalizing startups with fresh $700M fund

BAI Capital, the storied China-focused venture investment firm that was formerly known as Bertelsmann Asia Investments, has raised $700 million to...

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Luminar to invest in Geely-affiliated Ecarx, eyes China market

Luminar, the Florida-based lidar company that went public via SPAC in 2020, has formed a close alliance with an auto behemoth in China. It’s...

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XFuel hopes to sail past biofuels’ troubled past with modular reactor design

Dublin-based XFuel announced an €8.2 million investment round led by AENU, a new German VC firm, and joined by Union Square Ventures and HAX/SOSV.

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This startup hopes to get us to Net Zero via its platform to construct wooden buildings

One of the stunning facts that’s emerged over the last few years – especially as VCs and startups have turned their attention towards the...

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Feds must step in or renewable energy will have nowhere to go, says MIT report

Building wind and solar farms is an important part of building a new green grid, but a calm night stops their energy generation cold. It’s just...

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Sure, Tesla, a solar trailer

Over the weekend, Tesla showed off its latest gadget: a solar trailer, featuring extendable panels, a satellite internet terminal and even a lick of...

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How one state’s aggressive climate policy could boost its economy

Offshore wind hasn’t made many waves in the U.S. yet, but it’s about to, and one state is making sure it's a centerpiece of its economic...

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4 climate tech investors sound off on Supreme Court’s EPA ruling

The U.S. was delivered a setback in its efforts to mitigate climate change. Investors are dismayed but still optimistic.

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Supreme Court’s EPA ruling all but ensures the US won’t be competitive with China or Europe

The United States still has a shot at turning things around, but it's a long one.

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Micropyramid lenses triple the light that hits solar panels

Stacks of teeny lenses that look like inverted pyramids could juice up solar panels, helping them capture more light from any angle on both sunny and...

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Glint Solar’s SaaS is helping developers spin up a pipeline of renewable energy projects

Norwegian startup, Glint Solar, has built a SaaS platform to help developers identify strong contenders for ground-based (or floating) solar projects...

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Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

The complete agenda for TC Sessions: Climate 2022

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Biden admin policy change could tip solar and wind projects into profitability

The Biden administration is hoping that the change will remove at least one roadblock to greater wind and solar development on federal land.

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Report calls out Apple’s membership in trade groups ‘stalling’ climate efforts

Apple joined other industry associations that are “fighting efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” according to a report from Tech...

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Diesel is a horrible thing for an economy to depend on

Want to tame inflation? Start by ditching fossil fuels.

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Planet FWD secures $10M so consumer products industry can track carbon emissions

Companies use its emissions reductions engine during the product development phase to understand how to create products with lower carbon footprints.

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A single question changed how Singularity viewed its market

One conversation with a customer changed how Wenbo Shi viewed his product and, ultimately, his company.

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Singularity Energy raises $4.5 million seed round to decarbonize the grid

Singularity provides detailed information about the carbon intensity of the electricity grid at any given moment.

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Okra Solar is bringing renewable energy to underserved markets

Okra Solar walked away with the trophy and a giant check at our 2019 Shenzhen Hardware Battlefield event. It’s a moment happily eternalized in a...

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After ultracharged growth, battery maker EcoFlow comes for the glampers

In recent years, episodes of extreme climate crises and power outrages have driven doomsday preppers to plan for off-the-grid survival scenarios. The...

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Oklo’s Caroline Cochran and Swell’s Sulemon Kahn talk scaling alternative energy at TC Sessions: Climate

Stopping the dire pace and consequences of climate change requires a diverse range of climate technologies across multiple fronts, and alternative...

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The answers to real estate’s climate tech questions may be all around us

For those who do care, there is no shortage of confusion on how to best tackle the looming threat of climate change. But what if an answer was lying...

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