Why We Invested In Beacon Power Services
...Residential and commercial customers are begging for a solution and this is being provided by a slew of smaller privately held companies who, unable to build power plants that cost billions of Dollars are resorting to replacing the aforementioned diesel generators, with solar power at an increasing pace. It’s where a company like Beacon Power Services comes in...
2014 Green Awards: Bimbola Adisa
Renewable energy could ultimately transform the continent by taking power beyond cities to rural areas, says Amy Francetic, CEO of the Chicago-based Clean Energy Trust. “Bim is making a market,” she says. “He’s finding early adopters in a place where it makes great business sense."...
Chicago start-up aims to cut diesel pollution in Nigeria
Startup companies that store and generate energy, save water, turn indecipherable energy data into usable information and fill a host of other clean energy-related missions will compete for $500,000 in prize money — as well as court investors and mentors — at the Clean Energy Challenge in Chicago on April 3.