Drumroll please...meet the 12 companies that make up our 2017 cohort!


EEx Impact Report - Sept 2016

Translating Innovation Into Impact

  Do you think that energy affects the work that you’re doing? Last year, Dawn spoke at SOCAP about the merging of the impact and energy worlds – the White House has just committed to unlocking $4B of private philanthropic money, PRIME had just made their first investment. It’s been a BIG year. Today, we […]


BrightBox Gets Acquired! What Does This Means for Energy Startups?

Aloha friends and family, We are extremely excited to share that one of our companies, BrightBox Technologies, has been acquired by NEXTracker! You can read about the acquisition details on medium (plus what we think this means for energy startups and what we do with the donation from this exit) and in Fortune. Our mission […]


99 Problems and a Small Fund Was One

EEx Fund One makes its public debut We were like an indie band writing our first album. No record label, but a strong ecosystem of experts surrounding us. Energy Excelerator pre-released EEx Fund One to a group of 150 Silicon Valley investors and corporates in April. Everyone from General Electric to Apple was there. Our […]


We’re a Non Profit & We Raised a Fund: Why?

If you’ve been at any of our events over the past few months, you’ll know that we have been dropping mentions of this new chapter, but we haven’t publicly announced it…. so…drumroll please! It is with great excitement that we introduce the newest evolution of the Energy Excelerator model, a private, follow-on fund customized for […]


Startups and Utilities Rank Their Top Ingredients For a Successful Partnership

This week we spent time in LA at two events: 1. The Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) Summer Seminar, presenting to an audience of about 35 utility executives and regulators, and 2. Incubatenergy’s Network Meeting to an audience of about 50 startups and clean energy accelerators & incubators. We took this chance to ask both […]