If you’re a frequent reader of the Clean Energy Trust blog, it’s a pretty good bet you are interested in other good sources for news and insight. So, we’ve pulled together this list of resources for news and perspective on energy, cleantech, venture capital, and entrepreneurship more broadly.

Of course, this list of newsletters, blog, podcasts, books, and twitter influencers is just a start — let us know what we’ve missed and we can update the list over time.



Daily news

Axios’ Generate — Daily energy news roundup

Axios’ Pro Rata — Daily venture capital & private equity news roundup

Bloomberg Green’s the Green Daily – A daily guide to the latest climate news

Centered — Clean technology news from the Midwest 

Fortune’s Term Sheet — Daily venture capital & private equity news roundup

Politico The Long Game — A newsletter from POLITICO for leaders building a sustainable future

US Energy News / Midwest Energy News – National and regional weekday newsletters of energy and climate headlines from Energy News Network 


Weekly sector-specific summaries and news roundups

Benedict’s Newsletter — Ben Evans’ newsletter on (internet) tech 

Climatetech VC — Climate tech investing newsletter

My Climate Journey — Jason Jacobs’ newsletter that builds off his podcast on climate solutions by the same name

Trucks Venture Capital Future of Transportation – weekly newsletter from Trucks Venture Capital on… the future of transportation 

The Micromobility Newsletter — weekly newsletter from Micromobility Industries on the micromobility space

Tommy Leep’s The Breeze — climate tech investing newsletter



My colleague Paul published a post a few years back specifically on good podcasts for cleantech entrepreneurs, so I’m going to link to that here and also include more recommendations below:

Cleaning Up

Climate One

Energy Evolution

Everything About Hydrogen


Hot Take

Innovation at the Edge

Leaders in Cleantech

Masters of Scale

My Climate Journey

Political Climate

Reversing Climate Change


Switched On

The Energy Gang

The Energy Transition Show

The Interchange

The Pitch

The Tim Ferriss Show

Watt It Takes

The Climate Pod


Blogs and Websites

A VC — Blog by Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures — lots of interesting commentary on venture investing in general, and blockchain in particular

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

CleanTechnica — Source for global cleantech news, with in-depth coverage on EV tech/infrastructure news

GreenTech Media — Good source for news and analysis on all kinds of clean energy.

New Energy Nexus— Resources for cleantech startups

Ben Thompson’s Stratechery https://stratechery.com/

Mary Meeker’s annual internet trends presentation


Twitter Influencers

These days it can be hard to keep up, but a lot of valuable insight is shared publicly on Twitter. Here are a few of the most relevant folks I’d recommend paying attention to on #energytwitter:

David Roberts, energy and climate writer at Vox — @drvox

Jesse Jenkins, energy systems engineering professor at Princeton — @JesseJenkins

Shayle Kann, Managing Director at Energy Impact Partners — @shaylekann

Stephen Lacey, contributing editor to Greentech Media and founder of Post Script Audio — @Stphn_Lacey

Katherine Hamilton, Chair of 38 North Solutions — @CleanGridView

Jigar Shah, founder of Sun Edison & President of Generate Capital — @JigarShahDC

Rob Day, General Partner at Spring Lane Capital — @cleantechinv

Michael Liebreich, Founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance — @MLiebreich

Bill Gates, energy investor, philanthropist, and founder of Microsoft — @BillGates

Akshat Rathi, energy and climate reporter at Bloomberg Green— @AkshatRathi

Leah Stokes, political science professor at UC-Santa Barbara — @leahstokes

Josh Posamentier, Managing Partner at Congruent Ventures — @posamentier



There are better and more comprehensive resources out there for books on venture capital and entrepreneurship (see here and here for other better lists), but here are a few good ones to get started with:

Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s Venture Deals

Clayton Christenson’s The Innovator’s Dilemma

Peter Thiel’s Zero to One

Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things


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