Trends in Cost-Effective, Energy…

Construction Property Executive: Kate Moore, deputy director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, discusses how keeping up with industry trends is crucial to any company’s growth. She details the commercial real estate industry and highlights how the industry has been affected by the impact of increased energy demand.

More Money Flows to Flow Batteries: ESS Nabs $13 Million Funding Round

Greentech Media: This profile takes a look at IN2 portfolio company Energy Storage Systems’ (ESS) $13 million Series B funding round. ESS’ all-iron redox flow battery has the potential for safe and cost-effective energy storage at 30 percent of current costs. With this fundraise, the company aims to expand its annual iron flow battery production to 900 megawatt-hours.

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Expanded Partnership Opportunities with the National Laboratories

Energy.gov: In late 2017, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry authorized national laboratory contractors to use Agreements for Commercializing Technology (ACT) to facilitate new strategic partnerships with the national labs. Without this type of contractual agreement, many projects, including the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Program, would not be possible.