Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 2/1/24

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: 

Sustainable fuels are expected to fill gaps in decarbonization and complement electrification. – McKinsey

Recent Market News:

  • The US Department of Energy announced $171 million (with an additional $83 million available) of funding for 49 projects in 21 states aimed at reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions and accelerating decarbonization initiatives. –
  • Bregal Investments launched a new “agroforestry” strategy focused on generating carbon credits through agriculture investment. – WSJ
  • Total energy transition spending surged 17% to $1.8 trillion in 2023. Experts indicate that this pace is still not enough to get on track for net zero targets. – Bloomberg
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries and shipowner Capital Product Partners have designed a vessel to carry liquefied CO2. The companies envision a method of burying CO2 emissions under the sea floor. – WSJ


  • 1/30/24: BlueLayer, a software platform built to help companies manage their carbon credits at scale, raised $5.6 million in seed capital. – TechCrunch
  • 1/30/24: Crux Climate, a clean energy credits platform, raised an $18 million Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz. The funding is expected to expand its tax credit marketplace. – Axios
  • 1/23/24: Instagrid, a developer of portable battery systems for use in remote locations, raised a $95 million Series C to move into the US market. –

In-depth Read:
Decarbonization Trends and Regs Re-Align Corporate Priorities – Bloomberg Law

Can Second-Generation Ethanol Production Help Decarbonize the World? – Cold Call: Harvard Business Review 

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