The 100+ climate-focused interviews chronicled in Jason Jacobs’ My Climate Journey (MCJ) podcast represent a trove of insights from technologists, entrepreneurs, impact investors, accelerators, and policy-makers. ADL Ventures sees MCJ as a large-scale Voice of the Customer study on the challenges and barriers the climate community faces today. ADL has conducted a robust analysis of over 300 “wishes” outlined by Jason’s interviewees and outlined five major themes that emerged from our analysis.
In light of the mass commoditization of the global solar manufacturing market and the intrinsic difficulty of the hardware innovation, ADL Ventures has been collaborating with other organizations to engage and support U.S. manufacturers and innovators working on differentiated solutions with broad relevance across the industry value chain.
What Technical Challenges Must We Solve to Transform and Harden the Power System – both over the long-term and in this year of the coronavirus?
Open Innovation Challenges, such as those run by ProblemSpace, can be powerful tools for solving intractable technical challenges that may be a barrier to healthy and often necessary evolution at electric utilities.
Nothing changes in building construction…until it changes. Incumbents are looking for competitive advantage and startups are looking to disrupt the status quo.
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LBNL’s Guide for High Performance Buildings Released Singh, Ravache and Sartor author groundbreaking guide for energy efficient buildings in India as part of Lawrence Berkeley… Read More »LBNL’s Guide for High Performance Buildings Released
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