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For cleantech startups, the Valley of Death is getting harder to cross

It now takes an average of more than two years for a company to raise a Series B, according to a new Sightline Climate report.

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Decoding rising electricity prices

Clean energy isn't to blame for steeper rates, according to new research from Energy Innovation.

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It’s getting more expensive to firm up renewables

Lazard added firming costs to its annual levelized cost of energy report in 2023. And this year, those costs are ticking up.

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Mapping the data center power demand problem, in three charts

Load growth from data centers is increasing dramatically — the only question is by how much.

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Battery storage capacity needs to jump 50 times by 2050

In optimizing grid flexibility, flexible green hydrogen production will also need to scale-up to 1,200 terawatt-hours.

IEA: We already have the solar manufacturing we need by 2030

But the cleantech project pipeline is uneven, and needs to expand especially for wind and heat pump manufacturing, a new report found.

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Rounding up the week's slew of federal action on AI and energy

On Monday, DOE unveiled the work it has undertaken in light of an October 2023 executive order on AI.

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Report: Clean tech mining is getting less extractive as efficiency improves

Research from the Breakthrough Institute found that clean energy options, including nuclear, have much smaller mining footprints than fossil fuels.

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Report: Inside the utility mindset on AI deployments

New research from Latitude Intelligence offers a temperature check on AI adoption in the power sector.

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DOE: Utilities must act now to unlock latent grid capacity

Deploying new grid tech could increase capacity by up to 100 GW if installed “overnight,” the agency reports.

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Large solar hybrid projects are surging — and so are wait times for grid connection

According to new data from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, connecting renewable energy to the grid is taking longer than ever, while project completion rates are falling.

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Debt is dominating climate tech funding in 2024

Equity is taking a backseat as banks step up their climate investments.

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Five charts mapping the global renewables race

Though China leads in investment, Europe and the United States are catching up in clean energy deployment.

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Report: Utilities can meet short-term load growth without new gas power

An Energy Innovation report unpacks the tools utilities can use to manage growing data center demand.

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The Brattle Group: 45V could help push green hydrogen costs to parity with gray

Green hydrogen tax incentives can cut green hydrogen costs in half, a new analysis found.