Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 5/18/23

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: 

US Climate Bill Impact – Fifth Wall Ventures

Recent Market News:

  • Efforts in the US to boost hydrogen production are rapidly accelerating due to incentives created by the Inflation Reduction Act. – WSJ
  • A new study on green steel shows the potential for clean energy and hydrogen-based steel production that can slash carbon emissions and put Americans to work. – Canary Media
  • Rural electric cooperatives, utilities, and other energy providers will soon be able to apply for nearly $11 billion in grants and loans for clean energy projects. – Reuters


  • 4/24/23: Seattle-based startup Avalanche Energy, a company focused on developing micro-fusion power, closed a $40 million Series A funding round. – PR Newswire
  • 5/15/23: First Solar acquired Evolar, a European company that provides thin-film (PV) technology for solar cells, for $38 million with an additional $42 million to be paid if certain technical milestones are acheived. The acquisition helps First Solar strengthen its manufacturing capability in the PV technology space. – Solar Industry Mag

In-Depth Read:
Analysis: China’s CO2 emissions hit Q1 record high after 4% rise in early 2023 – Carbon Brief 
Can we really engineer a climate fix? – Climate Rising – Harvard Business School

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