Working together The Breakthrough Energy Network

To get to zero, the world needs a comprehensive approach to innovation at every step from the lab to the global marketplace. Breakthrough Energy’s broad network of partnerships and programs approaches each challenge from multiple angles.


Breakthrough Energy Ventures

A set of investment funds to support companies whose technologies can significantly reduce emissions from agriculture, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation



Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

A novel blended financing partnership bringing together governments, businesses, and philanthropists to accelerate the transition from proven clean technology concepts to affordable and accessible climate technologies



Breakthrough Energy Fellows

A global program supporting promising inventors and researchers working on new technologies that could significantly reduce carbon emissions



Breakthrough Energy Grid Modeling

A team of clean energy scientists and technologists developing rigorous analytical tools to help the world reach net-zero emissions and clean, affordable, reliable energy for all



Policy & Advocacy

Analysts, experts, and advocates working to advance smart public policy that encourages innovation and tackles decarbonization head on



Breakthrough Energy Europe

A seasoned team of experts working with partners across the European continent  to support research into clean technologies, amplify the voices of clean entrepreneurs, and grow markets for clean solutions



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More than anything, we will succeed because of the network of partners we bring to this effort. The investors, philanthropists, corporate and policy leaders who are part of the Breakthrough Energy ecosystem – it will take all of us to compel the major market changes we need to create the future we want for the world."

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