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Catalyzing capital to develop carbontech for gigaton-scale CO2 removal

There’s a glaring gap in the growing portfolio of carbon dioxide capture and sequestration solutions needed to meet the challenge of removing tens of gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere annually by midcentury: Flexible catalytic capital willing to support the long development timelines, capital intensity, and political and technical uncertainties associated with such technologies.

Listen to customers, not hypesters, about the impact of energy access

Few would dispute that for many of the 840 million people without access to electricity globally, off-grid solutions will be essential to improving livelihoods for many of the poorest and most remote households and enterprises. That said, as impact-first investors, we should not be content with a headline and a picture of a satisfied rural

Off-grid energy improves lives, but not always for the most vulnerable customers

ImpactAlpha, Feb. 18 – The impact measurement firm 60 Decibels interviewed 35,000 off-grid energy customers of 49 companies in 17 countries to determine “Why off-grid matters.” The report paints one of the most comprehensive pictures to date of the on-the-ground impact in developing markets of solar lanterns, solar home systems, mini-grids, solar-powered appliances and clean