Archive: renewable energy
A Different Kind of Due Diligence Process
By Vin Narayanan on October 11, 2022
In order to survive and thrive, human civilization needs water, food and energy. Everything else flows from these three things. That’s why as a startup investor, I keep a close eye on anything that’s changing or potentially disrupting one of these spaces. Investing early in game-changing innovations in one of these sectors can yield outsized returns. But finding good investments is a challenging process. The technology takes a long time to develop. The sales cycles for…
How Startups Can Help the Inflation Reduction Act
By Allison Brickell on August 17, 2022
As temperatures rise across the country, climate change is grabbing more headlines — and the attention of the U.S. government. The Senate just passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which includes the most comprehensive climate legislation in U.S.
Tread Carefully When Investing in Energy Startups
By Vin Narayanan on July 5, 2022
With gas prices averaging around $4.88 per gallon, people are clamoring for a solution that both drives costs down now and keeps costs down in the future. The problem is that a fuel crisis is the worst time to search for…
Bitcoin Mining Is Greener Than You Think
By Allison Brickell on December 3, 2018
Bitcoin mining gets a lot of flak for its energy consumption, but a new report finds that it’s actually more environmentally friendly than you might think.