Braemar Energy Ventures is a venture capital fund, making early-to mid-stage investments in the energy technology sector. The firm’s principals have invested in more than 60 companies in the sector and have more than 100 years of combined technical, operational and financial experience in energy and energy-related industries. Braemar partners with exceptional companies and management teams, in both alternative and traditional energy markets, that can contribute to a more profitable and efficient energy landscape through innovation and marketplace expertise. Additional information is available at BraemarEnergy.com or on Twitter at @BraemarEnergy.
Shell Ventures helps companies reach the next level. Established in 1996 as one of the first corporate venture funds in the oil and gas industry, we act as an investor and a partner to help commercialise innovative businesses.
Centrica Innovations is the innovations and venture unit of Centrica plc. CI identifies and invests in technology startups that want to transform the energy and the home services economies, putting consumers and businesses at the center and helping to meet their changing needs. The CI Ventures team is based globally in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, New York, and London. More information is available at www.centrica.com/centrica-innovation.
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.
For more than 35 years, PECI has evolved and grown as necessary to engage communities across the country to identify ways to meet the future and promote growth and independence. We see energy projects as a means to not only make electrons but to satisfy workforce development, technology training and other community values. You can follow PECI at www.peci.org.
LO3 Energy and EPEX SPOT are committed to sharing their complementary expertise to develop solutions connecting the local and the wholesale market using blockchain technology. A first realization of this partnership will involve projects in Europe. The LO3 technology will be deployed in community microgrids, connecting local peer-to-peer markets to the EPEX SPOT wholesale markets. The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT SE and its affiliates operate physical short-term electricity markets in Central Western Europe and the United Kingdom. As part of EEX Group, EPEX SPOT is committed to the creation of a pan-European power market.
Shikoku Electric is a major regional power company founded in 1951 that generates, transmits and distributes electricity throughout Shikoku Area in Japan. Shikoku Electric holds 2.7 million customer accounts in its business. Since Japan’s partial deregulation of the electric retail power sector in 2000, Shikoku Electric has focused on strengthening its core operations and branching out into new business areas.