2020 is coming to an end, but if these deals are anything to go by, cleantech is alive and kicking.
Agriculture & Food
Energy & Power
provider of electrolysers and hydrogen solutions for renewable energy applications and on-site industry use, secured $24 million in debt financing from A.P. Moller Investments. A.P. Moller will appoint one board member as part of the deal. Nordic Alpha Partners and Norlys also invested $9.8 million in growth equity funding. The funding is to help aid in the scale-up of the business to meet increasing electrolyzer demand.
Materials & Chemicals
, developer of a bio–metallurgical process to recover precious metals from difficult waste feedstocks, raised $14 million in Series B funding from Icehouse Ventures, MOVAC and Blackbird Ventures. The investment will be used to build gold refineries in Sydney and North West England. Precious metals extracted from e-waste will be sold back to jewellers and electronics manufacturers.
Resources & Environment
, developer of advanced optical sensors to better sort waste and avoid contamination from domestic to industrial scales, raised $1.6 million seed funding from MMC Ventures, Playfair Capital, Atypical Ventures, Eolos and Creator Fund. Funding is to allow the company to further develop and deploy its turnkey solution, comprising of a computer vision technology and robotics.
Transportation & Logistics