Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both metrics. Other large investors include DFJ, NYSERDA, and Khosla Ventures.

We are currently tracking 766 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Energy Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 18 acquisitions and 18 IPOs. The Energy Infrastructure category is the runner-up with 24 acquisitions and 8 IPOs.

Energy Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 17 acquisitions and 1 IPO, with 2015 following behind with 11 acquisitions and 6 IPOs. 

We are currently tracking 765 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Energy Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Tech category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category leads in both metrics, with a funding of around $18B and over 160 companies.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Geothermal Energy category leads the sector with over $180M in average funding per company, followed by the Solar Energy and Wind Energy categories.

We are currently tracking 763 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 65 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 is the runner-up with 64 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Energy Tech startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 475 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $33B.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to day, at over $12B. 2013 comes in at second with around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at just under $6.5B.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $48 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report. 

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Energy Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 751 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both metrics. Other large investors include DFJ, NYSERDA, and Khosla Ventures.

We are currently tracking 747 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Energy Technology sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 16 acquisitions and 19 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016 lead the sector with 16 exits in each year, with 2013 in the second place with 12 exits.

We are currently tracking 744 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

 

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Energy Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Market Report

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Report Outline

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Sector Overview

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Logo Map

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Categories 1

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Categories 2

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Trends and Insights

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Venture Investing

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Company Count by Country

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Investor Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Exits by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Events

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Energy Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Average and Median Age by Energy Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. The Fuel Cell Technology category and Traditional Enhancements category have the highest average age at 25 years, followed by the Hydropower Energy category with an average age of 21 years. Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest median age at 17 years, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with a median age of 14 years.

We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 66 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 and 2013 are roughly tied for second, with 54 and 53 companies founded in each year respectively.

We are currently tracking 739 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $42.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database

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Energy Technology Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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Energy Technology Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Energy Technology categories and how they compare with one another.
 
   •  Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
 
   •  Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
 
   •  Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
 
   •  Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.
 
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Energy Technology Market Overview - Q4 2016

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Energy Technology Market Overview Map

The above sector map organizes the Energy Technology sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Bioenergy: Companies that generate energy from biomass. Examples include bioenergy development, research, and monitoring.

Carbon Management: Technologies that aim to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions. Examples include solutions that capture, sequester, and store carbon emissions, carbon emission data analytics, and carbon emission recycling.

Consumer Energy Efficiency Tools: Companies that enables consumers to be more efficient with their energy use. Examples include monitoring devices, predictive/proactive devices, and solutions allowing for the streamlined application of renewable energies. 

Energy Infrastructure: Enabling technologies in the production of energy. Examples include smart metering, energy monitoring/data analytics, and smart grid optimization.

Energy Production By-Product Management: Solutions that reduce waste...

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