30 Oct '15, 10am

Corporates Continue to Pick Up the Cleantech VC Slack #GreenTech

Corporates Continue to Pick Up the Cleantech VC Slack #GreenTech

The consistent interest of conglomerates in grid-edge startups isn’t exactly a surprise. As demand-side solutions continue to rival utility-side solutions in driving the transformation of the electric power industry, companies like GE and Mitsui are positioning themselves to take advantage of both opportunities. But the corporate investment trend isn’t limited to the industry’s very largest players. In one notable example from earlier this year, AMI metering and solutions provider Itron invested in Trove Predictive Data Science, marking what appears to be a first foray into venture investment for Itron. Prior examples include SunPower’s investment in Tendril

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/corporates-co...

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