Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 11/15/22

Decarb Weekly, by Industria Partners, is a collection of articles focusing on trends and transactions in industrial decarbonization and climate tech. 

Chart of the Week: 

Solar PV Module Price Reductions 1976-2021. – BloombergNEF 

Recent Market News: 

  • The Department of Energy is making $350 million available for new long-duration energy storage projects capable of delivering electricity for 10 to 24 hours longer. The funding will advance renewable technologies and boost the US’s grid resilience. – Renewable Energy World 
  • Companies worldwide seek to repurpose old mines as renewable energy generators by using water and gravity to create pumped storage hydropower. The International Hydropower Association estimates that total pumped-storage capacity could more than double to roughly 375 gigawatts by 2030. – Wall Street Journal 
  • To accommodate electric vehicles, the US will need to install more than a million new charging ports in public places over the next year. These new installations will require level 3 charging stations to provide 100-200+ miles per 30 minutes of charging. – Wall Street Journal 


  • 11/15/22: BlackRock Alternatives has agreed to acquire Jupiter Power LLC, a leading US operator and developer of utility-scale battery energy storage systems. Jupiter Power has built an 11,000 MW storage development pipeline from California to Maine that includes 655 MW of operational projects. – Businesswire  
  • 11/15/22: Dandelion Energy, a residential geothermal heating and cooling company, announced the closure of a $70 million B1 funding round led by LENX and NGP ETP. Dandelion Energy will use the funds to scale its commercial operations and invest in a broader range of products for its customers. – Power 

In-Depth Read:
Global energy crisis and COP27 – key news stories this week published by The World Economic Forum 
Catherine Von Burg: Can climate tech founders achieve success without compromising on their mission? Produced by The Freeing Energy Podcast 

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