Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 5/4/23

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: 

Most Americans say government should encourage renewables – Canary Media

Recent Market News:

  • Mitsubishi has teamed with MUFG to launch a $1 billion decarbonization fund. The fund will focus primarily on US and EU startups in technologies such as floating off-shore wind and sustainable aviation fuels. – Nikkei
  • The EU’s new carbon tariff is the world’s first climate border tax, but more are expected to follow. – WSJ
  • Folium Capital, a Massachusetts-based private equity firm, is seeking a $500 million raise for Folium Fund III. The fund will deploy capital to decarbonization projects in the forestry and agriculture space. – WSJ


  • 5/3/23: Former LA Laker, Rick Fox, raises $12 million in pre-seed investment for his carbon sequestering concrete startup, Partanna. – Canary Media
  • 5/1/23: KKR invests $250 million into Indian decarbonization platform, Serentica. – PE Hub
  • 4/27/23: Energy Dome, a startup developing a “CO2 battery”, raises a $44 million Series B round. – TechCrunch 

In-Depth Read:
What you need to know about abatement costs and decarbonization – The World Bank
The nuances of energy transition investments – Columbia Energy Exchange

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