NREL Industry Growth Forum

From the Beginning....

2017 Conference PhotoThe inaugural Industry Growth Forum commenced in 1995 and followed with several forums being held yearly thereafter. 2018 will mark the 30th event, bringing together promising startups, diverse investors, and industry professionals, to foster critical connections and relationships needed to accelerate the new energy economy.

The Industry Growth Forum features 30 presentations from cleantech companies pre-selected by the investment community. Since 2003, the Forum has had 365 U.S. based companies and 397 international companies present, collectively resulting in over $5.3 Billion raised since presenting in growth financing.

Past Presenters - Where are they now?


05-09-2018 Axiom Exergy Raises $7.6 Million for Thermal Energy Storage Technology Designed for Grocery Stores and Cold Storage Facilities
05-04-2018 Vartega receives funding from Rockies Venture Club
04-26-2018 NuMat Technologies Closes $12.4M Funding Round
04-19-2018 SoCalGas and Opus 12 Successfully Demonstrate Technology That Simplifies Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Storable Renewable Energy
04-19-2018 Kemin Nutrisurance Launches PALASURANCE® P Series in North America and Asia Pacific
04-19-2018 BuildingIQ Launches Mobile App for Streamlined Maintenance and Comfort Management
04-18-2018 Nano-C Completes $11.5 Million Funding Round: Secures Investment from Analog Devices Chairman Ray Stata
04-16-2018 Seraphim & Solaria Enter Into a Worldwide Collaboration on High Performance Solar Module Technology
04-12-2018 Geli Raises $5.5M to Take Battery Control Software to a Wider Stage
04-09-2018 EnergySage Releases Its Latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report™ at Bloomberg's Future of Energy Summit
04-09-2018 MIT-Born Infinite Cooling Wins Rice Business Plan Competition
04-06-2018 Lightning Systems' Electric Ford Transit Vans Begin Deliveries This Month
03-19-2018 Natel Energy Selected to Further Develop Innovative Hydropower System
03-13-2018 Sourcewater featured in Midstream Business
12-18-2017 Solid Power, BMW partner to develop next-generation EV batteries
09-06-2017 Natel Energy - Happening with James Redford
08-15-2017 Brenmiller Energy raises NIS 44m in institutional IPO
08-09-2017 Forge Nano Selected as One of the 2017 R&D 100 Awards Finalists!
07-24-2017 Electrochaea GmbH - Methanisation by archaea: OTH Regensburg coordinates joint project on energy supply
08-03-2017 Xyber Technologies is a Featured Startup at TechCrunchDisrupt (Sep. 18-20) in the Enterprise Startup Alley #TCDISRUPT
07-17-2017 SBIR-STTR Success: Natel Energy, Inc.
07-17-2017 Vartega To Participate in Techstars Mobility 2017 Cohort
07-13-2017 EnergySage Awarded $1.6 Million From U.S. DOE SunShot Initiative
07-11-2017 Axiom Exergy Collaborates with Hillphoenix, a Leading Manufacturer of Refrigeration Solutions for U.S. Grocery Stores
06-20-2017 Viking Cold Named to Food Logistics Top Green Providers List for 2017
05-31-2017 Sunshine Changing the World - NovaSolix Aims to Upend Solar
05-31-2017 Entic Announces Strategic Growth Investment
05-24-2017 Steelhead Composites Winds First Recycled COPV with Vartega Fiber
04-27-2017 Axiom Energy - Axiom Energy Thermal Storage In Place At CA Whole Foods Market
04-20-2017 Frozen Gourmet installs a Viking Cold Thermal Energy Storage system reducing energy costs by over 27%


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