Investment platform Energy Impact Partners has announced that Shell Ventures, EDF and DSD have joined its Global Innovation Platform, a coalition designed to advance technologies accelerating global decarbonisation.
EIP’s coalition collaborates by sharing insights, investing in innovative and transformative businesses, and amplifying entrepreneurs’ growth through dedicated partnerships.
Shell Ventures, EDF and DSD represent a broad cross-section of the European energy industry. Their participation in EIP’s global coalition displays a commitment and shared mission to accelerate the pace of innovation and rapidly scale the adoption of critical climate solutions. They join a diverse group of industry leaders across the energy, mobility and sustainability industries including EWE, Fortum, Enterprise Holdings, AGL, Nysno, and Tronder Energie.
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Matthias Dill, managing partner at Energy Impact Partners, said: “The experience that these innovative companies bring will allow us to better accelerate existing climate solutions and to create new technologies to facilitate a global energy transition.”
Geert van de Wouw, Vice President Shell Ventures, adds: “Shell Ventures is looking forward to actively participating in EIP’s global investment platform. The energy and the climate challenge are extremely complex and will require strong collaboration to scale promising solutions and create real impact.”
Guillaume Lesueur, Head of Investments, EDF Pulse Croissance, said: “This partnership will enable us to detect new levers for growth in alignment with the strategy of EDF to support and accelerate the climate transition of our customers.”