venture capital

April 21, 2022
Battery storage companies raised US$17 billion in corporate funding in 2021 but have raised US$12.9 billion already this year. 
April 7, 2022
e-Zinc, which claims its zinc metal-based battery technology could provide low-cost, long-duration energy storage has raised US$25 million. 
February 21, 2022
Aspen Aerogels has raised US$150 million in financing from a Koch family investment firm to help grow its aerogel thermal barrier technology division, including new products which prevent thermal runaway in batteries. 
February 17, 2022
Thermal storage startup Antora Energy has raised US$50m from a group of investment firms including Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures to accelerate the development of its heat-based carbon block energy storage system for heavy industry. 
January 31, 2022
Battery storage companies raised 159% more corporate funding in 2021 than in 2020, with funding activity reflecting the “significance of battery energy storage in the energy transition,” analysis group Mercom Capital has said. 
October 25, 2021
Companies in the battery storage sector attracted US$11.4 billion in corporate funding in the first nine months of 2021, a 363% rise on the same period of last year. 
October 15, 2021
AutoGrid has raised US$83.5 million in funding to scale up its virtual power plant (VPP) platform for distributed energy resources (DER) and Leap has raised US$33.5 million to scale and develop its DER software solution.
September 2, 2021
Tesla’s ability to offer rooftop solar, electric vehicles and home battery storage in one package could place the company in a strong position as an electricity retailer in Texas.
August 26, 2021
Energy Vault has become the latest startup with a novel, non-lithium battery energy storage technology to attract significant investment, raising US$100 million through a Series C funding round. 
August 25, 2021
Investors in large-scale battery projects are recognising the power of software, argues Steve Hanawalt of Power Factors.

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