Enphase (smart solar)
Enphase is the world leader in solar micro-inverters, circuits that turn the DC power from a solar panel into AC power for home use. Enphase also has made a successful entry with a grid-forming solar energy storage systems.
For more information, visit www.enphase.com.
FTC (utility scale solar power plants)
FTC creates utility scale solar power plants. Voyager is a single-axis tracker that brings cost-saving and performance-enhancing innovations to the market. Reviewed and endorsed by EPCs and IEs around the world, Voyager will have over 300MW installed by the end of 2019.
For more information, visit www.ftcsolar.com.
Enovix (silicon lithium-ion batteries)
Enovix has built a modern 3D silicon lithium-ion battery platform to improve mobile product performance and a new battery business model to create and sustain enterprise value. Enovix has created a new battery platform with an orthogonal approach to liberate greater innovation in materials, design, production, and packaging. Their battery increases energy density from 1.5x to 3x for mobile products now, with an additional 16% annual increase for years to come.
For more information, visit www.enovix.com.
Solaria (high-performance residential solar systems)
Solaria’s high-output solar panels deliver maximum energy production in a streamlined, all-black design that complements your home’s architectural style. With more than 20% more energy per square meter than traditional solar panels, Solaria’s advanced PowerXT® panels pack maximum power into minimum space for industry-leading efficiency. Enjoy clean, reliable power day in and day out, backed by a 25-year warranty.
For more information, visit www.solaria.com.
Bespoken Spirits Inc. (premium spirits)
Bespoken Spirits is a Silicon Valley tech spirits company that has developed a proprietary method to mature, refine, and tailor premium spirits like whiskey, rum and brandy. It uses 21st century technology and data science to design and deliver classic and custom profiles for color, aroma, and taste‒in days, rather than decades.
They accelerate all-natural processes using only the traditional elements of spirit & wood without any additives.
For more information, visit www.bespokenspirits.com.
FarmX (agricultural solutions)
FarmX’s mission is to make our customers more efficient & profitable. Farmers are under increasing pressure to improve their operating efficiency by reducing their use of expensive critical resources like water, electricity, fertilizer and labor while increasing their output. Traditional farm management practices are rapidly falling behind the pace of change in data-driven decision making. FarmX is the only company that delivers a complete view of the farm from ‘sky to soil’ through a combination of satellite, aerial and drone imaging with our diverse in-field sensor network. This accurate information is used by our AI/ML engines to deliver actionable recommendations for granular irrigation management and control, fertilizer management, yield risk mitigation, and yield forecasting. We also provide customers with a set of automation solutions that leverage robotics for field scouting, anomaly detection, irrigation management and spraying. Our solution increases profitability through a combination of reductions in labor and material resources with improvements in quality and yield.
For more information, visit www.farmx.co
UpStart Power (fuel cells)
Upstart Power provides small, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell generators that are cost effective, dependable, carbon efficient, virtually silent, and convert propane or natural gas into electricity. Upstart’s products are specifically designed for cycling and to operate only as needed, allowing them to pair seamlessly with solar and storage to provide extended backup power and 24/7/365 energy solutions for residential or industrial applications.
Upstart partners with industry-leading companies to market, sell, deploy, and support its fuel cell products around the world. These partners include companies focused on residential solar deployment, backup power products, renewable power systems, remote industrial power generation, and telecommunications infrastructure.
For more information, visit www.upstartpower.com.
SunDensity (photonic smart coating)
SunDensity has developed a unique Photonic Smart Coating (PSC™), a nano-optical technology that can shift light spectrum wavelength to increase solar energy efficiency. PSC applications include photo voltaic modules for higher power output and architectural glass for energy efficient buildings. SunDensity’s goal is to deliver value added glass to our customers and PV module and glass manufacturers, by providing an innovative coating solution that lowers total cost and integrates easily in the current system configuration.
For more information, visit www.sundensity.net.