Rao sees Span as far more than just a smart fuse box…
And he’s gotten some unique, expert validation of his vision in the form of an investment from Matt Rogers, one of the founders of Nest, which was the first billion dollar company to try and tackle home energy use and efficiency.
Shibani Ghosh is one of the principal investigators with GCxN. Her experience provides important expertise that she can now use helping startups test their “Grid of the Future” technologies.
Energy Storage News:
A collaboration between the innovation arm of fossil fuel company Shell and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) selected the maker of an organic flow battery among a group of “startups with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.”
In a phone conversation earlier this week, GCxN’s program’s manager Adam Duran emphasized how each new cohort company could impact the broader clean energy field.
The Shell GameChanger Accelerator Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation…
GreenTechMedia: Led by a Tesla alum, the California startup looks to tap growing demand for solar and storage in key markets of California and Hawaii.
With EV technology rapidly evolving, how do fleet managers plan a transition?
Microgrid Labs wants to make those decisions easier. The company specializes in software for fleet electrification and microgrid development, and has been at the cutting edge of the changing grid since its founding.
The electrical panel was due for an upgrade. An increasing number of homes are accelerating the transition to a clean-energy future with on-site solar and battery, and homes themselves are getting smarter.