Enagás Entrepreneurship is the open innovation and corporate venturing initiative of Enagás for investment in and acceleration of innovative start-ups and technologies in the field of energy transition and decarbonisation, with particular emphasis on renewable gases (biogas and green hydrogen), sustainable mobility, energy efficiency, digitalisation and other cleantech projects.
Enagás Entrepreneurship has 12 start-ups in its portfolio and has recently closed the Ingenia Energy Challenge call, an initiative to support innovation projects that promote energy transition and decarbonisation, with 116 registrations received.
Red Eléctrica’s technology company is a pioneer in a technological innovation model to meet the challenges posed by the new paradigm in the electricity and telecommunications sectors. Its aim is to create a diverse and global technological innovation ecosystem.
To this end, it focuses its activity around the following impact areas: the citizen in the centre; transmission and accessibility of information; renewable energies; storage and flexibility of the electricity system; electrification of society; development and smart management of assets; and cybersecurity as a cross-cutting area.
Exolum is the CLH Group’s subsidiary exclusively dedicated to the identification and development of new business opportunities with the aim of strengthening its commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, in accordance with its purpose of contributing to the development of society and the sustainability of the planet, managing essential infrastructures for the well-being of people.
This new company, as an incubator of new projects, promotes the diversification of activities in a more flexible and efficient way, by developing business in new sectors different from those in which the CLH Group traditionally operates.
The Iberdrola – PERSEO International Startup program, to which 70 million euros have been allocated, is aimed at facilitating the group’s access to the technologies of the future and promoting the creation and development of a global and dynamic ecosystem of technology companies and entrepreneurs of the electricity sector. The program focuses on technologies and business models that can improve the sustainability of the energy model by means of achieving a higher degree of electrification and the decarbonisation of the economy. Thanks to this, the company has been chosen for the third year running as one of the Top 12 Corporate Startup StarsExternal link, opens in new window., which recognises the 12 European companies that give most help to startups.
Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number-one producer of wind power, and one of the world’s biggest electricity utilities by market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France. With a workforce of more than 35,000 and assets in excess of €122 billion, it achieved a turnover of €36.4 billion and a net profit of over €3,4 billion in 2019.
BP Ventures is the venturing arm of BP. It was set up more than 10 years ago to identify and invest in private, high growth, game-changing technology companies, accelerating innovation across the entire energy spectrum. Since then, BP Ventures has invested almost $700 million in technology companies across more than 31 active investments with more than 250 co-investors. Venturing plays a key role in BP’s strategy to tackle the dual challenge of meeting the world’s need for more energy, while at the same time reducing carbon emissions.
BP Ventures focus is on connecting and growing new energy business in close collaboration with other teams like Launchpad, BP’s internal business incubator and accelerator. We do all of this to support BP’s new purpose: reimagine energy for people and our planet.
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EIT InnoEnergy is the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. We support and invest in innovation at every stage of the journey – from classroom to endcustomer. With our ecosystem of 400+ partners, we build connections across Europe, bringing together inventors and industry, graduates and employers, researchers and entrepreneurs, businesses and markets. Read more about InnoEnergy on http://www.innoenergy.com KIC InnoEnergy SE, a company established in 2010 to address the challenge of achieving a sustainable energy sector in Europe. We’ve invested in more than 400 assets, 120 of which provide ROI with a forecasted revenue of €10-13 million. We also bring together 430+ key players from across the energy value chain, from 18 different countries, who have indirect access to 150 million energy consumers.
I’MNOVATION es la plataforma de innovación abierta de ACCIONA que articula la colaboración con startups, scaleups, universidades y socios tecnológicos. El objetivo de ACCIONA a través de I’MNOVATION es crear un ecosistema innovador en infraestructuras y energías renovables que impulse tecnologías disruptivas y nuevos modelos de negocio para dar soluciones a los desafíos actuales y de futuro.
Nuestra visión: hacer realidad nuevos proyectos, que de un modo sostenible, innovador y eficiente ayuden al progreso de la sociedad y al respeto por el medio ambiente. La compañía lanzó su primera edición del programa de innovación abierta I’MNOVATION #Startups en España en 2017. Desde entonces, más de 500 startups de todo el mundo han presentado soluciones tecnológicas para dar respuesta a los retos lanzados por la compañía.
Capital Energy is a 100% renewable energy group, leader in the development of greenfield wind and photovoltaic energy projects in the Iberian market. Capital Energy has an ambitious plan in place to integrate throughout the entire value chain, from generation to storage and supply of renewable energy and high added value digital and energy services to the final consumer.
As a key building block to this ambition, Capital Energy is about to launch a Corporate Venturing vehicle with 20M€ of initial funding to be deployed during the next 5 years. The Corporate Venturing vehicle will focus on identifying opportunities on the following strategic areas: energy services, sustainable mobility, smart grids, digital utility and renewable generation and storage optimization. Capital Energy will accomplish this by partnering with startups (Venture Client), investing (Venture Capital) and building new ventures (Venture Building).
The DISA group is the biggest independent operator of service stations in Spain and the market leader of the Canary Islands. It has more than 86 years’ experience in the energy sector, where it has always been driven by its values of commitment, service quality and nearness to its customers. DISA has been distinguished by its capacity of innovation and continuous adaptation to the changing energy needs of the society with a sustainability approach.
During the last decade, DISA has diversified its activities in the energy sector and is extending its scope, becoming today a global supplier of energy products and services. Its current offer embraces traditional fuels, electric energy 100% renewable and other alternative fuels such as Natural Gas and LPG. DISA is today the biggest private producer of renewable energy in the Canary Islands.
In line with the changes experienced by the society and the economy, this Group of companies is under continuous internal transformation, propelling innovation, digital transformation, and energy transition to continue improving people’s lives.