"EIC is a trusted partner that has provided Moleaer with invaluable insight, guidance, and support. They accelerated our commercial traction in numerous industrial markets and contributed to our rapid growth by supporting our commercial strategy, talent acquisition efforts, financing activities and more. We highly recommend EIC for strategic expansion."
“The EIC team was instrumental in the early stages of our journey, and they continue to make themselves indispensable as we grow. EIC recognized the potential of our technology to disrupt every part of the battery value chain and helped greatly to build our business and address the market opportunity.”
Co-Founder and CEO
Titan Advanced Energy Solutions
"Working with EIC has been extremely rewarding. Whether with advice about operations, funding, and deal structures, or access to information from their highly connected network, the team at EIC is easy to work with, fast to respond, and most importantly very supportive in their efforts to help our business succeed."
"We were ecstatic to partner with EIC given their stellar reputation in the energy space. EIC really understood our technology and value proposition since the beginning, and has been an integral part of our scale-up journey, from facilitating commercialization opportunities to providing valuable strategic and operational perspectives on our Board."
Founder and CEO
EIC invests in market leading early and growth stage companies that are making a significant impact through energy related technology. Our investments focus on driving the future of energy in three themes: energy transition, digital technologies, and increased sustainability and productivity in traditional energy. While our focus is our innovators’ impact on the energy sector, many of our companies have created technologies and solutions that are applicable to other industries.
Aurora Hydrogen is developing emission-free, hydrogen production technology that has the potential to be the lowest-cost source of clean hydrogen. Aurora’s novel process leverages microwave energy to heat natural gas to produce hydrogen and solid carbon, using 80% less electricity than electrolysis
CNIguard is a high technology firm delivering infrastructure protection and asset management solutions to the energy, electricity, water, transportation and other vital sectors. In an era of Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), through our SensorCore® platform, CNIguard solutions enable grid modernization.Our devices that include Sentir (Manhole Monitoring System), GasMarshal (Gas Monitoring System), InDetect (Intrusion Detection System) and OverLine (Overhead Line Monitoring System), are embedded into transmission and distribution networks and comprise diverse sensors in a ruggedized design, with long life battery or power harvesting, and simple, rapid installation.
Cogniac is an enterprise platform that enables easy automation of any visual task, enabling customers of all sizes to extract information from ever-increasing image data and video streams. Using modern advances in deep learning and hyper parameter optimization, Cogniac's software can achieve better-than-human accuracy and continuously improve inspection workflows with very little technical knowledge from subject matter experts.
ConnectDER’s proprietary electric meter adapters revolutionize the way to connect distributed energy resources to the home (DERS include solar, storage, EVs, heat pumps, etc.) ConnectDER is a faster, simpler, and safer way to electrify homes, bypassing an electric panel upgrade, cutting 90% of the time and $2,000 – 5,000 off the total installed cost of interconnection.
ConXtech, a technology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has developed ConX®, a mass-customizable, modular, prefabricated structural steel building system. ConX, the first Cradle to Cradle Certified steel building system in the world, allows the construction industry to predictably build steel structures faster, safer and more efficiently. With more than 12 million square feet designed and deployed in high density residential, commercial, healthcare and institutional structures, the ConX System is also delivering extraordinary value through systemization into the oil & gas, energy and industrial sector. Introduction to ConXtech video >
Fluence Analytics is a manufacturer of industrial and laboratory monitoring solutions that produce continuous data streams. These measurements, combined with proprietary analytical tools, enable real-time optimization leading to improved process control and faster R&D for polymer and bio-pharmaceutical manufacturers. Fluence Analytics has two product lines, ACOMP and ARGEN. ACOMP is a smart manufacturing system that continuously analyzes polymers during production, and ARGEN is a light scattering based instrument that measures the pharmaceutical stability of therapeutic proteins and quality of natural and synthetic polymers.
Fracture ID uses patented Drillbit Geomechanics™ technology to generate high-resolution measurements of critical reservoir characteristics, enabling operators to better understand their reservoirs and place frac stages with greater precision. Using commercially available and near-bit data recorders, Fracture ID collects and analyzes downhole measurements at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods. By providing more accurate measurements at lower risk and revealing the optimal position for frac stages, Fracture ID helps maximize hydrocarbon recoveries, increase IP rates, reduce costs, and ultimately improve net present value.
FreeWire Technologies merges beautiful design with convenient services to electrify industries formerly dependent on fossil fuels. FreeWire’s turnkey power solutions deliver energy whenever and wherever it’s needed for reliable electrification beyond the grid. With scalable clean power that moves to meet demand, FreeWire customers can tackle new applications and deploy new business models without the complexity of upgrading traditional energy infrastructure.
Infinitum is at the forefront of making electric motors more efficient, more durable, lighter weight and less expensive. Our disruptive motor and control products utilize our patent-pending Printed Circuit Board (PCB) stator technology and provide broad application across multiple industries.
Ingu Solutions’ Pipers® technology provides oil and gas companies with immediate and affordable access to pipeline assets even in the most challenging conditions. This revolutionary technology uses miniaturized inline sensors to detect leaks, geometric defects, magnetic anomalies, and deposits that threaten pipeline performance and safety with zero-downtime. Pipers® eliminate the need for human intervention, reducing inspection costs, and strengthening preventive maintenance.
Kairos merges the Silicon Valley culture of innovation and business speed with deep knowledge of scientific instruments, aerospace technology and data science. They are changing the way energy data is collected and used. Kairos' LeakSurveyor™ product is a cheaper, faster, and more effective solution for detecting methane emissions. Their QuickSurveyor™ can cover 50 square miles a day to produce geo-referenced optical and infrared maps.
Kelvin Inc. is focused on resourceful production through intelligent control. To ensure a sustainable future, the company’s technology maximizes efficiency, safety and sustainability of industrial operations. Kelvin also solves complex problems — using the collective intelligence of human observation and sensor information to improve critical decisions. The solutions created will enhance operating performance by identifying behavioral patterns, promoting collaboration and automating changes. Kelvin will empower natural resource companies with the next generation of intelligent operational controls.
Mission Secure is a leading OT Security company providing control system cybersecurity to some of the world’s largest organizations in the military, oil and gas, and transportation industries. The MSi Platform takes operational technology cybersecurity to all levels of control systems while maintaining the benefits of a networked environment which can be deployed and managed by a non-IT professional. The results bring cyber visibility and end point protection to operational technology (OT) and control systems in an easy to deploy and manage platform.
Moleaer (Latin for tiny air) is a Los Angeles based company that develops industrial scale nanobubble systems, resulting in a radical change in the economics of indoor farming, separating metals, treating wastewaters and recovering oil. Nanobubbles are unique in that they are neutrally buoyant and carry a strong surface charge. This combination allows them to stay suspended in water, resulting in an extremely high rate of gas transfer. Moleaer’s XTB Nanobubble Generators improve productivity, water quality, and eliminate maintenance expenses across a wide range of applications ranging from crop production (demonstrated 25 to 50% increase in yields) to wastewater treatment (40 to 80% reduction in energy).
Ocean Aero is an award-winning builder of environmentally-powered, autonomous, unmanned, underwater and surface vehicles. It’s signature product is the Submaran®, the first hybrid wind and solar-powered surface and subsurface vessel designed for extended ocean observation and data collection. The Submaran® has applications in the Defense & Intelligence as well as the Oil, Gas & Energy sector and can be customized to fit specific customer requirements, ranging from intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to data collection and inspections to marine mammal tracking and Met-Ocean data gathering. Based in San Diego, OceanAero gives customers the Freedom to Discover.
Orbital Sidekick (OSK) is establishing a space-based infrastructure of hyperspectral sensors to provide monitoring services and solutions to the energy sector and beyond.
Outsight is a pioneer of 3D Spatial Intelligence solutions, bringing applications of LIDAR to the mass market. Outsight provides a full-stack software development platform for LiDAR and 3D spatial intelligence, accelerating autonomy and digitalization of industries
Pellucere Technologies™ develops and manufactures advanced optical coatings for a wide range of energy and industrial needs including MoreSun® AR Shield, the world’s first field-installable, anti-reflective, anti-soiling, solar module coating. The company is based in Houston, Texas, with R&D and production facilities in Corvallis, Oregon, and sales and customer support in Germany and Taiwan.
PhoenixET provides Smart Building IoT analytics solutions to multi-site enterprises. PhoenixET’s industry expertise paired with the capability of connecting to building systems and equipment without additional hardware, brings together actionable data into a standardized web-based platform. The Company’s EnterpriseDX IoT data platform generates ROI for customers by optimizing equipment efficiency that reduces energy costs, decreases repair and maintenance spend, and lowers capex by extending the life of assets.
RedEye is a Brisbane based tech company, offering digital engineering solutions for companies that own and operate critical infrastructure. RedEye’s cloud and mobile based solutions are purpose built to reduce operating cost while improving safety and productivity. Organisations in the oil & gas, power, water, mining, healthcare, government and transport industries are currently using RedEye to manage over $170 billion in operating assets. RedEye has teams in Brisbane, Melbourne, Denver, Houston, Nevada and Manilla and is widely recognized as one of Australia’s fastest growing and most successful tech startups.
Relectrify is a developer and supplier of advanced control solutions that increase cycle life and reduce cost in energy storage solutions for homes, industry, the power grid and beyond. Relectrify’s solution incorporates a unique cell-level architecture for its battery management system (BMS), which can generate a high-efficiency AC output directly from the battery pack, effectively replacing a costly standalone inverter. Relectrify's breakthrough technology in battery control results in up to 30% increased battery lifetime at 30% lower cost of electronics.
SafeAI deploys autonomous vehicle technology for the mining and construction industries. SafeAI’s autonomous solution enables heavy equipment owners to convert — not replace — aftermarket vehicles and fleets through its retrofit autonomous vehicle hardware kit and industry-specific software, regardless of vehicle type or manufacturer, while delivering significant gains through increased productivity, safety and cost savings.
Spear designs and manufactures safe, high performance energy storage systems (ESS) for clients with some of the world’s most demanding marine, industrial, and defense applications. Spear takes a chemistry agnostic approach towards integrating its in-house designed, scalable electronics, software, and mechanical systems with the most application-appropriate chemistry in order to maximize the value for its clients.
Streamline provides differentiated H2S treatment solutions for the oil & gas industry. The company’s reusable, biodegradable chemistry and patented gas treatment process provides a step change improvement in H2S treatment, resulting in market share gains from triazine, other redox, and AGI alternatives.
Founded in Munich in 2011, tado° is the leader in intelligent home climate management. With its Smart Thermostats for heating and cooling, tado° works as your Climate Assistant with skills such as Geofencing, Weather Adaptation, Open Window Detection, Air Comfort, and Boiler Repair Services. With 180 employees, tado° reshapes the way energy is consumed at home for more comfort, savings, and wellbeing.
Titan Advanced Energy Solutions develops advanced battery management systems that measure and monitor the State of Health (SoH) and State of Charge (SoC) of Li-ion batteries with unprecedented speed and precision. Titan's patented ultrasound technology uses molecular-level, in-situ measurements to accurately detect the SoH and SoC to enable increased usable capacity, longer cycle life and critical safety improvements through early detection of battery outgassing and other critical failure modes.
A state-of-the-art energy products analytics platform to help spot trading opportunities and sidestep risks in real-time.
Xpansiv is the global market for ESG-inclusive commodities. These Intelligent Commodities™ bring transparency to markets, empowering participants to value energy, carbon, and water to meet the challenges of an information-rich, resource-constrained world. Xpansiv is ground zero for net-zero commitments. We’re the marketplace for an ever-expanding ecosystem of proven environmental commodities, like RECs, offsets, and differentiated fuels. We connect buyers and sellers of Intelligent Commodities in a global liquidity hub that accelerates the transition to a net-zero future.
The list of companies above does not include exited investments. EIC has exited certain investments and details on those exited investments are available upon request