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Top 10 CleanTech Startups in Europe and UK - 2020

Contrary to popular belief that Cleantech was just a buzzword of the previous decade, it is continuing to grow in both the developed and developing markets, and sector is gaining its momentum by the day. Cleantech encompasses a broad spectrum of energy, material, and resource efficiency as well as adaptation technology compared to a single point of focus on renewable energy.

One of the significant factors behind the increasing momentum of Cleantech is the growing investment in the sector from developed countries. Even though Cleantech investments have taken a backseat in the Asian market right now, their governments are continuing to push for ambitious plans pertaining to large scale sustainable developments. For instance, China has incorporated mitigating climate change into its core economic strategy by investing USD 850 billion to improve water supplies and USD 283 billion to curb air pollution. Especially, today, in the wake of COVID-19, where the oil and gas industry is taking a hit, clean and sustainable energy solutions are being looked upon as a boon.

A major thrust in the Cleantech sector, presently, is coming from the rising adoption of electric vehicles. Major tech companies are investing in the development of electric vehicles, whereas several Cleantech startups are emerging with innovative and sustainable solutions. These startups are innovating to bringbmore sustainability in different industries by reducing energy usage, developing more affordable renewable energy solutions, and introducing greener mobility services.

At this juncture, there is a wide variety of Cleantech startups are entering the industry with a set of advanced and integrated offerings. To help companies navigate through Cleantech startups, StartupCity has compiled a list of top 10 CleanTech startups. The enlisted organizations are transforming the clean technology landscape at the intersection of various disruptive technologies. Besides, the magazine also comprises insights from thought leaders in the sector on the industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for the aspiring CIOs.

We present to you StartupCity’s “Top 10 CleanTech Startups in Europe and UK – 2020.”

Top CleanTech Startups in Europe and UK

Clean Planet Energy (CPE) is a fast-rising company that delivers robustecoPlants designed to convert non-recyclable waste plastic into ultra-clean fuel.The core business focus of CPE is to build multiple ecoPlants across the UK, Europe, and the wider MENA region. To avoid the transportation of plastic in a non-environmentally friendly manner, CPE has designed its ecoPlants to be suitable for all types of locations, be it medium/large towns or small villages. CPE’s ecoPlants leverages an eco-friendly thermo-catalytic pyrolysis process. The feedstock (plastic waste) comes from various sources, including municipal councils, superstores, NGOs, and so on. The non-recyclable waste plastic is then fed into the ecoPlant system

www.cleanplanetenergy.com

Kiwi Power’s vision is to simplify distributed energy for global sustainability impact. The company was founded in London in 2009, and now operates globally, deploying the unique combination of technology and expertise to unlock distributed energy resource (DER) value and serve sustainable energy needs. The company collaborates with electric utilities, distribution system operators, energy storage owners and aggregators to quickly and cost efficiently establish a reliable DER business. The cutting-edge platform of Kiwi Power is active in over 10 countries, optimising and monetising over 1GW of DERs

www.kiwipowered.com

In the framework of the energy revolution, and as a leading supplier of hydrogen production and distribution equipment, McPhy contributes to the deployment of clean hydrogen throughout the world. Under its hood, it has a plethora of solutions ranging from electrolyzers to hydrogen storage solutions to hydrogen refueling stations. McPhy provides turnkey solutions to its clients, tailored to their applications

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Swisens AG develops advanced sensing technologies to monitor environmental threats in our surrounding air. The company focuses currently on detecting and identifying pollen accurately and in real-time, as such allergies affect more than 20 percent of the Swiss population. Swisens was founded in 2016 as a spin-off of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and takes real-time measurements to help people avoid the problematic areas or make countermeasures in time. The range of the company's detection includes allergens such as pollen, mold spores, or excrements of house dust mite

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Ørsted

Ørsted

Ørsted visions a world that runs entirely on green energy and hence develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, and provides energy products to its customers. The company is committed toproduce renewable energy, enabling people, businesses and communities to lever its potential without having to worry about causing a negative environmental impact or limiting the opportunities of future generations

Ecolab

Ecolab

Ecolab is the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world

GivEnergy

GivEnergy

GivEnergy works with specialised industry leaders to develop the latest hardware and software technolgies to bring in energy- efficient products in the market. GivEnergy is always striving to be at the forefront of new technology and product development, creating sustainable solutions for the renewable energy sector. With a team having a shared ethos of use less, save more, the company is strving hard to leave a clean legacy and have as little impact on the local and wider environment

Good Energy

Good Energy

Good Energy delivers an ethical, engaging experience to its customers by promoting the world sustainable business model. The company beelives in a renewable future with a low carbon grid. The mission of Good Energy is not limited to providing gas and electricity to its customers but to create a structure that helps everyone to play their part in combating climate change by putting people at the heart of the solution

Solar Foods

Solar Foods

Solar Foods is a food-tech company that develops innovations for food production at a global level. The company was founded in 2017 as a spinoff from a VTT and LUT research programme. With its revolutionary biotech solution Solein®, Solar Foods enables natural protein production anywhere by using air and electricity. The unique bioprocess of Solein provides a new platform technology for nutritious food ingredients, plant-based meat alternatives or even cultured meat.Solar Foods’ approach is composed of a union of renewable energy and bioprocess engineering, that creates a new platform for an environmentally sustainable food industry solution that can scale beyond agricultural limitations

Virtual Global Trading

Virtual Global Trading

Virtual Global Trading's innovative platform opens up an unrestricted, transparent gateway to the entire European power market, without additional expenditure with regards to infrastructure, human resources or capital needs. It consists of proven experts of European energy markets whose expertise encompasses prompt market advice as well as the processing of power transactions and propels it towards building the power market of tomorrow