Accelerating Clean Technology Solutions: Inside the Innovation Incubator

The continuing emergence of new and innovative support programs for technology development is reflective of the many challenges associated with commercializing technology. In cleantech especially, being largely hardware focused and capital intensive, the search for the ideal commercialization-focused program mix continues. A recent NREL published white paper examines some of the models and partnership structures…

Wells Fargo Adds Six Clean Technology Startups To Innovation Incubator

Companies will receive up to $250,000 in cash and in-kind consultation, to accelerate innovative environmental technologies SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) selected six additional clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program which is helping accelerate innovative environmental technologies. The early stage companies will…

6 Energy Efficiency Tech Startups Join Innovation Incubator

This morning, six promising early stage commercial buildings technology companies were announced as the second cohort of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, IN2. IN2 is a five-year $10 million program funded through the Wells Fargo Foundation and administered by NREL. The program provides selected companies up to $250,000 in technical and business assistance, in order…

Wells Fargo Selects Clean Technology Startups For Innovation Incubator

$10 million program to help four winning companies develop energy-efficient smart glass, cooling, battery and smart metering technologies SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced the selection of four clean technology startups for the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program to foster innovative environmental technologies. The program is funded…

New Initiatives Debut at Industry Growth Forum

The clean energy revolution is now, and the Energy Department is stepping up its commitment to help innovators commercialize their best ideas. At the recent Industry Growth Forum (IGF) in Denver, Colorado, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Danielson announced the new Lab-Corps program to accelerate the transfer of clean energy technologies…