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The 16 Best Clean Energy Fast-Growing Startups

Startups are hard and achieving success with them is even harder, but here is a list of the 16 most successful Clean Energy companies.

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of Clean Energy startups with the highest growth rates?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies in this space, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 16 fast-growing Clean Energy startups that have top-tier venture capital funding.


16 Clean Energy Startups

1) Northvolt

1) Northvolt

Northvolt is a lithium-ion battery manufacturer specializing in environmentally friendly batteries.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Paolo Cerruti, Peter Carlsson
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $6,040,092,593
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 48

You can find their website here.

2) BlocPower

2) BlocPower

BlocPower is an energy technology company that creates communities that are healthier, greener, and smarter.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Brooklyn
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Donnel Baird, Morris Cox
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $75,923,153
  • Number of funding rounds: 10
  • Number of investors: 20

You can find their website here.

3) Aurora Solar

3) Aurora Solar

Aurora Solar is a software-as-a-service startup that assesses solar installation projects using aerial images.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Christopher Hopper, Samuel Adeyemo
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $323,470,493
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

4) Sealed

4) Sealed

Sealed provides smart home retrofits and turnkey project management to make it simple to modernize your home.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Andy Frank, Lauren Salz, Paul Gilkerson
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $38,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

5) LanzaTech

5) LanzaTech

Companies, communities, and countries all throughout the world are benefiting from new economic opportunities.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Skokie
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Sean Simpson
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $280,400,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 11

You can find their website here.

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6) Lumenaza

6) Lumenaza

Lumenaza provides a software-as-a-service solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Bernhard Bohmer, Christian Chudoba
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 10,300,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

7) Arcadia

7) Arcadia

Arcadia is a home energy platform that offers both clean energy and cost savings.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Kiran Bhatraju, Ryan Nesbitt
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $70,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

8) ReNew Power

8) ReNew Power

ReNew Power is an Indian wind energy company.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Gurgaon
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Sumant Sinha
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $2,776,179,257
  • Number of funding rounds: 12
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

9) tado°

9) tado°

Tado° provides smart thermostats and apps that adapt to residents' real-time activity in private homes and small companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Munich
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Christian Deilmann, Johannes Schwarz, Leopold von Bismarck, Valentin Sawadski
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $157,482,651
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

10) Commonwealth Fusion

10) Commonwealth Fusion

Commonwealth Fusion is an MIT spinoff research firm dedicated to commercializing fusion energy technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Cambridge-US
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Martin Greenwald, Robert Mumgaard
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $199,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

11) Nature

11) Nature

Nature provides a device that allows people to save money by regulating how much they use their air conditioners.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Shibuya
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Haruumi Shiode, Masayuki Matsuki
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $5,744,495
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

12) Sunseap

12) Sunseap

Sunseap is a Singapore-based solar and renewable energy company.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Frank Phuan, Lawrence Wu
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $188,836,128
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

13) ZunRoof

13) ZunRoof

ZunRoof is a home-tech firm that provides solar rooftop systems with smart and clean energy.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Gurgaon
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Kartik Marwah, Pranesh Chaudhary, Sushant Sachan
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $4,669,234
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

14) Sonnedix

14) Sonnedix

Sonnedix Solar is a global power company focused to generating future low-carbon solar energy.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Rennes
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Andreas Mustad, Pablo Pulido Mendoza
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $562,958,154
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

15) ubitricity

15) ubitricity

Ubitricity focuses on the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Frank Pawlitschek, Knut Hechtfischer, Lex Hartman
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 21,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

16) Nova Lumos

16) Nova Lumos

Solar electricity is available from Nova Lumos to off-grid households and small enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Adam Howard, Davidi Vortman
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $137,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

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