Clean-tech solutions provide for resilient, energy-smart buildings

As many industries struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of technological advancement, designers, planners and architects are increasingly focusing on sustainable, energy-smart buildings that can withstand extreme weather events. Cities need to prioritize resiliency when building or updating their infrastructure to help ensure they are disaster-proof and ready for the next catastrophic weather…

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Wells Fargo Expands Innovation Incubator With Additional $20 Million

Clean-technology incubator program expands focus beyond commercial buildings DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced a $20 million expansion of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a program that advances emerging clean technologies and startup companies. IN2, now a $30 million program co-administered by Wells Fargo and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable…

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Sensor Company Acquires Innovation Incubator Awardee, Launches Next-Generation “Connected” Building Technology

When researchers at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) helped install a peel-and-stick energy-metering system in a Wells Fargo branch bank, they weren’t sure exactly what they would learn.

After all, the system from Whisker Labs—an Oakland, California, startup—was the first “beta-ready” technology to emerge from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2). As part of the five-year, $10 million program…

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Wells Fargo Adds 10 Clean-Tech Startups To Innovation Incubator

Program helps advance energy efficiency for commercial buildings by providing startups with cash grants and in-kind resources to accelerate innovative clean technologies SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it has selected the third round of clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Wells Fargo Launches $10 Million Cleantech Innovation Incubator

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today launched the Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a $10 million environmental grant for clean technology startups funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to foster the development of early stage clean technologies…

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