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Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

National Grid Partners

National Grid Partners is the venture investment and innovation group of National Grid plc (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG). NGP makes and manages strategically and financially attractive investments and leads company-wide innovation efforts. The organization will focus on innovation, incubation, corporate venture capital and business development providing a multi-functional approach to change the status quo. NGP is based in Silicon Valley with offices and team members in Los Gatos, San Francisco, Boston, London, and New York. Visit or follow us on Twitter @ngpartners_

Shell Ventures

Shell Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”). Continuing Shell’s tradition in venture capital since 1997, Shell Ventures’ investment focus covers the full energy spectrum from O&G to renewable energy technologies and digital solutions. Shell Ventures is a strategic investor seeking technology companies and business models with energy solutions that can create substantial deployment value. Shell Ventures co-invests with other corporate investors and venture capital funds in both early stage and late stage (growth capital) companies, generally investing $2M-25M over the life cycle of the deal.


innogy Ventures is the venture capital arm of innogy SE, one of Europe’s largest utility companies. The firm specializes in investments in seed/start-ups, early, mid, and late venture, emerging growth, and growth capital. It invests in renewable energy enabling technologies for storage of electricity, heat, and chemical energy; and in smart power and energy efficiency with smart home, smart grid, and smart meter and conversion technology using waste heat.


Tenaska, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is one of the leading independent power producers in the United States. Forbes magazine ranks Tenaska among the largest privately held U.S. companies. Tenaska affiliates also market natural gas and electric power and provide energy risk management services. With an eye toward emerging technology and disruption, Tenaska’s energy innovation investment initiative seeks to partner with thought leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to transform the energy industry.


The CLP Group generates, delivers and sells electricity and gas through its regulated business arm in Hong Kong and deregulated arm in mainland China, India, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Australia. CLP is the one of the largest utilities operating in APAC, with over 5 million customer accounts and nearly 25 GW of generation capacity.


Orsted A/S is a Denmark-based energy company engaged in procuring, producing, distributing and trading energy and related products in Northwestern Europe. The Company operates through three segments: Wind Power, engaged in the development, construction and operations of wind farms; Bioenergy and Thermal Power, responsible for the generation of electricity and heat from thermal power stations; and Distribution and Customer Solutions, responsible for the purchase, sale and distribution of energy.


The European utility company E.ON is one of the world’s largest utility holding companies, serving over 26 million customers in 30 countries. E.ON is based in Düsseldorf, Germany, and aims to make energy cleaner and better wherever they operate.

Stanford University

Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. From Hewlett Packard to Google, Stanford University has been the birthplace of many of the world’s leading technology companies.

Total Energy Ventures

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our 96,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits. Total Energy Ventures is Total’s venture capital arm for investing in energy start-ups. Its investments support the development of innovative businesses in areas such as renewable energies, energy efficiency, energy storage, digital energy and sustainable transportation.

Clearvision Ventures

Clearvision Ventures was founded by entrepreneurs dedicated to changing the world. Clearvision takes a long-term view of financing. As an evergreen fund, with no end of fund life date, Clearvision helps entrepreneurs avoid many of the conflicts typical in the venture industry. Clearvision focuses on software companies that can establish clear category dominance and leadership in in AI/ML, IoT and Security, and drive disruption in energy and industry.

Energy Impact Partners

Energy Impact Partners is a collaborative strategic investment fund that invests in companies optimizing energy consumption and improving sustainable energy generation. Through close collaboration with its strategic investor base, EIP seeks to bring the best companies, buying power and vision in the industry to bear on the emerging energy landscape.