Clean Energy Trust brings cleantech innovation to market by finding, funding, and growing high-impact cleantech startups from the Midwest. Structured as a nonprofit, Clean Energy Trust makes seed investments and provides patient, hands-on support to help entrepreneurs scale and succeed. To date, Clean Energy Trust has invested in 27 companies across the Midwest.
Clean Energy Trust works to demonstrate that investing in and supporting early-stage cleantech innovation can yield financial returns and positive impact. We believe entrepreneurship and innovation are powerful forces that can be leveraged to address environmental challenges, create jobs, and generate investment returns.