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Apr
20
If you're tired of carbon accounting, you won't want to hear this (it's going to be big, and that's a good thing).

If you're tired of carbon accounting, you won't want to hear this (it's going to be big, and that's a good thing).

Last December, Persefoni raised over $100MM [https://techcrunch.com/2021/10/28/climate-accounting-platform-persefoni-raises-101m-series-b-led-by-prelude-and-tpg/] for its Climate Management & Accounting Platform. Earlier
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Feb
02
Battery storage is ready for liftoff. But is it hype or here?

Battery energy storage is now a thing. No caveats needed.

Sometimes we talk about a new thing for a long time, then are disappointed when that thing never seems to
10 min read
Dec
03
Problems (and product opportunities) in solar, courtesy of the 2021 Solar Risk Report

Problems (and product opportunities) in solar, courtesy of the 2021 Solar Risk Report

If you are on the hunt for new product ideas in renewables, a good place to start might be the
3 min read
Nov
24
The opportunity for technologists and entrepreneurs from 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy, the most compelling strategy yet to apply the power of the private sector to decarbonize the grid

The opportunity for technologists and entrepreneurs from 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy, the most compelling strategy yet to apply the power of the private sector to decarbonize the grid

24/7 Carbon-Free Energy, also known as 24/7 Carbon-Free Electricity or CFE, is a strategy to use the power
7 min read
Oct
26
Carbon accounting needs a rebrand to carbon intelligence

Updating the carbon accounting landscape; Also, a rebranding suggestion

When was the last time you got excited about accounting? Accounting is the stock example for boring, right up there
2 min read
Oct
24
Why software is the linchpin of climate tech (and why we need more)

Why software is the linchpin of climate tech (and why we need more)

Climate tech is a big umbrella, including everything from an automated crane for long-duration energy storage to an employee benefits
6 min read
Oct
22
How climate tech is like the early days of digital media (Part 2)

How climate tech is like the early days of digital media (Part 2)

In Part 1 [https://www.paraclimate.com/clim/], I wrote about how climate tech today and digital media circa 2007
3 min read
Oct
19
How climate tech is like the early days of digital media (Part 1)

How climate tech is like the early days of digital media (Part 1)

There are many parallels between climate tech in 2021 and the early days of digital media, but today I want
3 min read