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Building connections
to power the future
Building connections
to power the future
How we do it

We invest in technologies that solve today’s challenges - and create tomorrow’s energy systems.  

Faster together

By bringing together entrepreneurs and utilities, we’re a bridge to the future of energy.

Accuknox

Formed in partnership with Stanford Research Institute, AccuKnox provides a Zero-Trust run-time Kubernetes platform for comprehensive security, compliance and governance in public and private clouds.

AiDash

AiDash is an AI-First vertical SaaS company enabling satellite-powered operations and maintenance in core industries with distributed assets.

Aperio

Aperio’s scalable software solution helps customers in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market increase revenue, reduce cost, and reduce downtime by providing access to better data.

Aporeto

Aporeto is the leader in Identity-Powered Security software for cloud applications and networks. Acquired by Palo Alto Networks

AptEdge

Based in San Mateo, CA, AptEdge leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to help companies in the energy, technology and other industries transform their customer support operations.

Audio Analytic

A revolutionary sound recognition technology that brings contextual artificial intelligence (AI) to consumer technology for a better customer experience.

Autogrid

AutoGrid helps deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy. It uses AI, machine learning, big data and Internet of Things technologies to create actionable information. Acquired by Schneider Electric

Baffle.io

Baffle.io provides advanced encryption to make cloud databases breach resistant without sacrificing performance, sharing or ease of use

CNIGuard

CNIGuard builds ruggedized internet-of-things (IoT) cloud sensors, delivering protection and asset management solutions for utility-critical infrastructure.

Carbon Lighthouse

Carbon Lighthouse is a tech company enabling a path to net-zero and profitability for commercial real estate.

Cogniac

Santa Clara, CA-based Cogniac, a provider of enterprise-class artificial intelligence image analysis to replace rote tasks with AI vision. Its technology reduces the cost of field engineering inspections for critical asset businesses such as utilities.

Copper Labs

Wireless real-time energy management solutions for a sustainable future. Copper Labs helps utilities take control of energy demand by engaging consumers with real-time meter data.

Copperleaf

The next generation asset management planning and decision analytics system designed for utilities and other asset-intensive companies. IPO, October 2021

Cyolo

A ‘Zero Trust, Zero Effort’ cybersecurity company that keeps enterprise users securely connected no matter where they work. Cyolo’s solution lets IT and OT teams easily minimize the threat of data breaches.

Dragos

Provides complete ICS (Industrial Control System) threat detection and response technology designed to protect critical systems and infrastructure.

EV Energy

ev.energy (London, U.K.) incentivizes electric vehicle drivers to charge at optimal times based on energy price and emissions. EV drivers with home solar arrays also can use ev.energy to optimize EV charging with clean energy, reducing their power bills and reliance on fossil fuels. 

Edcast

EdCast is the AI-powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning, and knowledge management across the enterprise.

Energy Impact Partners

Energy Impact Partners is a first-of-its-kind strategic utility technology fund formed by industry players with more than 100 years experience.

Finite State

Finite State of Columbus, OH, which automates product security in connected devices and embedded systems for utilities and other critical infrastructure industries undergoing digital transformation.

GoCardless

GoCardless is a cloud based disruptive payments service provider. They are the world leader in providing a bank independent online platform for frictionless direct debit and recurring payments for improved customer service.

IQ Capital

IQ Capital is a Cambridge-based venture capital firm that invests in UK ‘deep-tech’ across sectors including machine learning, AI, engineering and materials, and data focused propositions based on disruptive algorithms.

Incorta

Incorta is a unified data analytics platform purpose-built to help companies stay ahead of the accelerating rate, volume, and complexity of enterprise data. Powered by Direct Data Mapping™, Incorta helps some of the most valuable brands in the world make more accurate, timely and transparent decisions.

Jerusalem Venture Partners

Jerusalem Venture Partners is one of the leading venture capital firms in Israel, a global hub for technology & innovation, offers NGP broad access to the Israeli technology sector.

Leap

A marketplace for distributed energy resources that enables a more effective monetization of grid services.

LineVision

LineVision, Inc., is a leading provider of non-contact overhead power line sensor solutions to monitor, optimize, and protect critical energy delivery infrastructure.

Modern Hydrogen

Modern Hydrogen (Bothell, WA) is a cleantech company focused on heat and hydrogen. They help utilities and commercial and industrial (C&I) heating equipment companies who rely on natural gas today and are looking for ways to reduce emissions quickly. Modern's revolutionary system decarbonizes natural gas and biogas to produce clean hydrogen onsite, by removing the carbon before it can be become CO2.

Omnidian

Providing comprehensive protection plans for investments in residential and commercial solar energy systems.

Panaseer

Panaseer is the first Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM) platform for enterprise security. CCM is solving the biggest challenge in cybersecurity today. Enterprises do not know if their security controls are providing full protection at any given moment in time. Panaseer’s CCM platform uniquely correlates data from all security tools to identify and measure missing assets, control gaps, and advise on underperforming controls.

Pathr

Pathr uncovers human behavior and interaction in physical spaces like office buildings and factories. Pathr’s cutting edge Spatial Intelligence platform uses existing hardware infrastructure to generate anonymous location data in real time.

Pixeom

Pixeom is the market leading software defined edge computing company that uniquely allows enterprises to balance workloads and optimize operations. Acquired by Siemens

Risilience

Risilience, headquartered in Cambridge, UK, which helps companies plan and manage their transformation to net-zero emissions. The startup is an offshoot of the University of Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies.

RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in Attack Surface Management (ASM), providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. Acquired by Microsoft

Sensat

Sensat's solution helps teams visualise and collaborate on high-resolution, multi-layered digital twins, resulting in faster project completion, fewer missteps, lower costs and superior project performance. 

Sitetracker

Cloud-based enterprise project and asset management software for high-volume infrastructure projects allowing innovators to optimize their entire asset lifecycle.

SparkCognition

SparkCognition is an advanced market leading platform that provides artificial intelligence (AI) systems to enable customers to weave AI into the fabric of their organizations

Sync Computing

Sync Computing, a startup in Cambridge, MA, spun out of MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory. It uses a groundbreaking optimization engine to help industries accelerate cloud computing, while also saving energy and reducing their carbon footprints.

TS Conductor

TS Conductor, based in San Clemente, CA. Its technology replaces legacy materials in high-voltage electricity transmission lines with a next-generation conductor that doubles the lines’ capacity without the need to retrofit towers or other infrastructure.

The Hive

The Hive works actively with founders to co-create, fund and launch startups focused on AI in the Enterprise.

Tomorrow.io

A next-generation weather forecasting company, aiming to provide by-the-minute demand response for the smart grid for business optimization as well as asset-specific outage forecasts for storm response

Uniphore

Uniphore redefines the customer service experience of the future through AI-enabled Conversational Service Automation.

Urbint

Urbint empowers utilities and infrastructure operators to make communities safer and more resilient with artificial intelligence (AI), helping to quantify the tradeoffs between safety, reliability, and affordability.

Viridi

Viridi is revolutionizing the way energy is stored and used with its safe battery pack technology. As the world moves away from archaic fossil fuels, Viridi's innovative technology is the only design in the market that can be safely installed and operated in nearly any environment or location and is rugged enough to withstand the harshest elements.

Empowering entrepreneurs and incubating great ideas

We’re working to enable the global transition to clean energy.

Case Studies