In order for an energy innovator to be successful in the marketplace requires an ecosystem. We are building a platform together with our industry leading partners for entrepreneurs to thrive. Our partners enhance our capabilities by providing different types of capital, industry relationships, research & technology capabilities and extensive expertise.


Founded in 2002, Cleantech Group’s (CTG) mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Core to this mission is i3, an online platform that connects corporates with innovation, at scale, by allowing them to find, vet, and connect with start-ups—efficiently building an innovation pipeline. In conjunction with i3, we offer premium Advisory Services for corporates in need of expertise designing and executing strategies for sustainable innovation, and managing the pipeline created in i3. The i3 platform comes to life at our global Events, which convene corporates and start-ups, along with other players shaping the future of sustainable innovation.

CTG is headquartered in San Francisco, and has an office in London.

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EICP is a specialty investment company focused on creating long-term, high-yield opportunities by partnering with innovative platform companies to accelerate the rollout of distributed infrastructure assets in global energy-technology, water and environmental management markets.

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Enovation Partners is a team of industry experts focused exclusively on serving the energy and infrastructure sectors. We work with senior management teams across strategy, technology, finance, and operations to deliver results.

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GTI is the leading research, development and training organization addressing energy and environmental challenges to enable a secure, abundant, and affordable energy future. For 75 years, we have been providing economic value to the natural gas industry and energy markets by developing technology-based solutions for industry, government, and consumers.

Our research initiatives address issues impacting the natural gas and energy markets across the industry’s value chain—supply, delivery, and end use. We offer an integrated systems perspective to expand the supply of affordable energy, ensure a safe and reliable energy delivery infrastructure, and promote the efficient use of energy resources. To date, GTI programs have resulted in nearly 500 products, 750 licenses and more than 1,300 associated patents.

GTI is an independent technology organization, established as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation. We are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Companies creating energy and sustainable resource technology solutions require a financial partner with an in-depth understanding of the fast-changing environment of the industry, and Silicon Valley Bank has an unmatched knowledge of technology companies' financial needs — and thrives in helping companies navigate from idea to market leader.

Dedicated to serving technology companies for more than 30 years, SVB has been a steadfast partner to companies dedicated to solving the world's problems with cleantech, energy and resource innovations. Through their commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators through its 28 domestic and 6 foreign offices.

SVB is proud to be the leading provider of capital and insight to the global innovation economy, and boasts relationships with more than half of all U.S. venture-backed tech companies and VC funds.

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WestRiver Group leads a collaboration of preeminent investment firms that provides integrated capital solutions to the global innovation economy.

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