Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 4/25/24

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: 

The line to plug into the power grid is getting longer and longer – Canary Media

Recent Market News:

  • BlackRock-Temasek Venture raised $1.4 billion in funding to support emissions-reducing technologies. The fund, Decarbonization Partners I was oversubscribed by more than $400 million. – WSJ
  • GEF Capital Partners closed GEF US Climate Solutions Fund II LP with $325 million of capital commitments, exceeding the fund’s original $250 million target. The firm invests in lower middle-market companies in clean energy, energy efficiency, waste, water and resource efficiency sectors. – PE Professional
  • Oil and gas corporations are deploying capital at early-stage climate technologies like direct air capture and nuclear fusion. Chevron, for example, just raised a $500 million Future Energy Fund III. – Pitchbook


  • 4/23/24: Texture, a startup seeking to become a common data collection and sharing platform for renewable power sources like wind, solar, and batteries, raised a $7.5 million seed round to further develop and test the product with the first set of customers. – TechCrunch
  • 4/22/24: LanzaJet, a sustainable fuels technology company raised an undisclosed amount from Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund to continue building its capability and capacity to deploy its sustainable fuels process technology. – LanzaJet
  • 4/22/24: Captura announced it expanded its Series A funding round to raise an additional $21.5 million to commercialize its Direct Ocean Capture technology. – Captura
  • 4/11/24: Arcadia, a global utility data and community solar platform, announced the close of a growth round. The financing, led by Macquarie, will support the growth of the firm’s community solar and technology. – PR Newswire

Deep Dive:
Carbon Action Playbook – 3Degrees

Green Jet Fuel Mandates Lift Demand for Scarce Supply – Bloomberg Switched On

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