Clean Energy Trust works at the intersection of startup investment, technology commercialization, and energy policy. This unique, three-pronged approach drives the creation of clean technology jobs, a healthier and more sustainable environment, a growing economy, and a higher quality of life for future generations. The Clean Energy Trust team leverages strategic relationships to support the broader mission of education and advocacy related to the adoption and advancement of clean energy technology.
Sustainable change is at the heart of our purpose; by showing that smarter energy is smarter business, we are working to improve the health of the economy and environment for future generations. By bringing together entrepreneurs with potential funding sources, the Clean Energy Trust acts as a catalyst to develop an innovation ecosystem in the Midwest.
The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) at Argonne National Lab is leading breakthrough research on advanced battery technology.
Connecting the Cleantech Community
Clean Jobs Illinois™ is a comprehensive resource for clean energy employment data in Illinois.
The Clean Energy Challenge is a platform to empower the most innovative clean energy solutions in the Midwest.
The Fund aims to foster innovation and to promote economically-driven environmental sustainability in the Midwest by investing in the most promising early-stage cleantech companies.
The Midwest Energy Accelerator is a joint program between Clean Energy Trust and Detroit-based NextEnergy.
Clean Energy Trust has forged connections with public and private sponsors to provide funding and commercialization opportunities for clean energy innovation.
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