The a16z for Climate Tech
I've always admired the content/brand-led, services heavy, customer-centric approaches of firms like @a16z and @firstround. It is a fun e...
Sep 09, 2019 / Read More
Impact Capitalism on “The Pitch”
At CET, we love listening to the podcast “The Pitch”. It’s always exciting to hear about new businesses and to hear how other investors t...
Apr 11, 2019 / Read More
Energy Vampires and how to slay them
Last week on GTM’s Interchange podcast, Shayle Kann and Stephen Lacey sat down to talk about energy vampires—the devices in your home tha...
Aug 17, 2018 / Read More
Ample: A Better Better Place?
August is supposed to be the doldrums in VC land, a time when everyone goes on vacation and companies shouldn’t expect to see any new ter...
Aug 07, 2018 / Read More
VCs abandoned cleantech—here’s why we shouldn’t worry
This article was originally published on June 22, 2017 on the Clean Energy Trust blog.
Nov 30, 2017 / Read More
No, Tesla batteries are not a global warming disaster
A new report from the Swedish Environmental Research Institute has attempted to quantify the emissions tied to EV battery manufacturing. ...
Jun 13, 2017 / Read More
ARPA-E: Commercializing Energy Innovation
Last week the energy innovation community gathered outside Washington, D.C. for the eighth ARPA-E Summit. The event brings research and c...
Mar 07, 2017 / Read More
Software ate cleantech
Today, my colleagues Varun Sivaram and Frank O’Sullivan and I released a report through the MIT Energy Initiative on the past, present, a...
Jul 26, 2016 / Read More
Is the Cleantech Leasing Model Done?
If you spend enough time talking to people in cleantech, you’ll often hear them talk excitedly about how new business models will be key ...
Jun 02, 2016 / Read More
Climate Change: Innovation vs. Deployment
In Paris last week, Bill Gates and Barack Obama made headlines when they announced two new initiatives to fight climate change. The gover...
Dec 10, 2015 / Read More