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Introducing the Companies in The Clean Fight’s latest Accelerator Program

Introducing the Companies in The Clean Fight’s latest Accelerator Program

Seven companies have been selected to take part in The Clean Fight’s accelerator program aimed at scaling decarbonization solutions for the food services industry in New York State.

The Clean Fight Announces Selected Projects for the Energy Storage Capital Challenge

The Clean Fight announces six innovative energy storage projects for the Energy Storage Capital Challenge.

The Clean Fight is thrilled to announce the selection of six innovative energy storage projects for the Energy Storage Capital Challenge. These development-stage projects bring business model and technology innovations to the New York energy storage …
New Customer Collaborator Announcement for Food Service Accelerator: Albertsons Companies

New Customer Collaborator Announcement for Food Service Accelerator: Albertsons Companies

With a new year upon us, The Clean Fight team has hit the ground running with the fourth edition of our Accelerator Program, focused on decarbonizing the food service industry in New York State.

The Clean Fight Welcomes Customer Collaborators Walmart, Carrier, and ConEdison, and Pilot …

The Clean Fight Welcomes Customer Collaborators Walmart, Carrier, and ConEdison, and Pilot Partner NYC/EDC for Accelerator

LAUNCHING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE CLEAN FIGHT ACCELERATOR, FOCUSED ON DECARBONIZING THE FOOD SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN We’re thrilled to announce the involvement of our customer collaborators Walmart, Carrier, and Con Edison, and pilot …
5 Hard-Learned Lessons in Project Finance from Climate Tech Founders

5 Hard-Learned Lessons in Project Finance from Climate Tech Founders

We all know that climate tech startups, especially hard tech, cross multiple valleys of death and therefore need not only more capital, but different types of financing to scale. In the diversification of your startup’s capital stack, project …
Introducing The Clean Fight: Energy Storage Edition

Introducing The Clean Fight: Energy Storage Edition

The Clean Fight NY Presents Third Cohort of Startups Focused On Energy Storage Innovation & Manufacturing in New York Ten growth-stage companies join the program to accelerate New York’s position as a U.S. hub for energy storage New York, NY …
The Clean Fight Selected To Manage $10M Empire Technology Prize To Advance Building …

The Clean Fight Selected To Manage $10M Empire Technology Prize To Advance Building Decarbonization In New York

New Program Will Be Essential In Meeting New York State’s Goal of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 85 Percent by 2050 New York, October 4, 2022 — The Clean Fight today announced that it has been named the program administrator of the $10 million …

Accelerating NY’s Clean Energy Future: A Q&A with The Clean Fight’s Latest Grant Awardees

Now exceeding $1.2 million in grants, The Clean Fight is continuing to scale and support companies that are helping to build and revamp New York Energy’s clean energy infrastructure. We couldn’t think of a more exciting first update for 2022 than …
The Clean Fight NY Presents Second Cohort of Startups

The Clean Fight NY Presents Second Cohort of Startups

Nine growth-stage startups join the program to transform buildings as the climate crisis reaches new heights New York, NY (November 16, 2021) — The Clean Fight New York, a not-for-profit climate-tech accelerator supported by the New York State …

Looking back at The Clean Fight's first cohort

In 2020, The Clean Fight launched its growth stage accelerator to help speed the energy transition for all New Yorkers. We set out to support companies with scale-ready solutions to decarbonize New York State’s building stock, and are impressed and …
The Clean Fight Welcomes 20 Customer and Capital Partners in the Fight to Decarbonize New York

The Clean Fight Welcomes 20 Customer and Capital Partners in the Fight to Decarbonize New York

Introducing our Customer partners Bright Power, City of Ithaca, Con Edison, Fairstead, Handel Architects, JOE NYC, L+M, RiseBoro, Steven Winter Associates and our Capital partners, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Broadscale, Camber Creek, Community …
3 Trailblazing, Growth-Stage Startups Receive $846,600 in Grant Funding to Expand Energy …

3 Trailblazing, Growth-Stage Startups Receive $846,600 in Grant Funding to Expand Energy Innovation

BlocPower, Phase Change and Radiator Labs receive the first grants from The Clean Fight. Following the completion of The Clean Fight’s first-ever cohort, we’re excited to announce the award of $846,600 in grant funding to three companies from our …
The Clean Fight Collaborates With International Cleantech Network and EU Techbridge

The Clean Fight Collaborates With International Cleantech Network and EU Techbridge

Bringing Clean Building Innovators From Europe To New York State We are proud to share that we are expanding our reach to clean building innovators from across the globe through a new cooperation agreement with the International Cleantech Network …
Get ready for Supercharge New York! Celebrating our Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy

Get ready for Supercharge New York! Celebrating our Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy

We are thrilled to share that The Clean Fight has received a generous grant of $992,970 from the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of its Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC). The EPIC Awards aim to strengthen the innovation ecosystem …
Celebrating Our First Cohort & Keeping Up The Clean Fight

Celebrating Our First Cohort & Keeping Up The Clean Fight

We’re kicking off the month of April with some exciting news: the completion of The Clean Fight’s inaugural cohort, featuring nine amazing companies who are building scale-ready technology solutions to decarbonize New York’s building stock. …