Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 2/16/23

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: 

2023 will see the most utility-scale solar added in a single year – PV Magazine

Recent Market News: 

  • A new breed of credit raters focused on assessing carbon offsets seek to bring clarity to a notoriously opaque carbon credit market. While these new raters have already flagged several projects for overstating their impact, there is more work to be done to standardize the rating process. – WSJ
  • The world’s largest carbon capture plant, which was shut down in 2020 due to plunging oil prices, gets a second chance. The restart of the Texas-based Petra Nova plant gives a new lease of life for a project that critics saw as one of the industry’s highest-profile failures. – Bloomberg


  • 2/1/23: NewGen Energy, an alternative energy system provider in California that specializes in energy systems such as solar PV, energy storage, and backup power solutions, received a strategic investment from Mars Equity Partners. – Business Wire
  • 2/13/23: Quino Energy raised $4.55 million of seed funding to accelerate scaling and demonstration of its aqueous organic flow battery chemistry. – PR Newswire
  • 2/13/23: Solar hardware maker Nextracker raises $638 million in 2023’s biggest IPO so far. – Canary Media

In-Depth Read:
Report: Public Perceptions of Climate Mitigation Policies: Evidence from Cross-Country Surveys – International Monetary Fund
Clean Energy Tech: A New Industrial Age Dawns by Columbia Energy Exchange with Timur Gül, Head of Energy Technology Policy at the IEA

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