DER Task Force: Ep. 4 – ClimateTech Investors

DER Task Force

In 2019, Madison Freeman from Energy Impact Partners presented on trends and predictions for DER-focused venture capital. This episode builds on her presentation as Colleen, Duncan, and James explore the transition from cleantech to climate tech. We explore the avenues of financing by examining David Energy's $1.5 million pre-seed funding round and Scale Microgrid Solutions' $300 million equity commitment to scale the company and finance microgrid projects. Plus, who thinks we need more companies like Enron?

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David Energy Raises $1.5M to Turn New York’s Buildings Into Energy Market Players

Jeff St. John, Greentech Media

Decreasing a building’s energy demand is one thing. A Brooklyn startup thinks owners can get more value out of their on-site energy assets. Brooklyn startup David Energy on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million pre-seed funding round, as it looks to transform into an energy retailer that helps customers get more value out of their solar and storage systems.

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