Technology disruption is industry agnostic, and when it comes to the latest and greatest in CleanTech, it would be hard not to notice the number of growing businesses and innovations coming out of corporates focussed on cleaning, empowering and making our planet safer and more sustainable.
Here’s a look at 7 of these.
Through a long-standing partnership with Agni Motors, Agility Global developed and launched the industry-leading Saietta Group: a blend of 3 companies all focussed on “forging the future of how people move. Our mission is to deliver progressive, sustainable electric drivetrain technologies for any transportation category and supporting transportation infrastructure, by leveraging our existing skills and partnerships, or by developing new ones”. Officially formed in 2015, Saietta launched their series of electric motorcycles and have quickly become the dominant force in electric motorcycle racing.
Alquist Ltd was formed in 2012 with a specific focus on data centre temperature monitoring. Its sister company, Alquist Consulting, has been helping businesses in the oil and gas and power transmission sectors to monitor and control operating temperatures since 2003. Alquist Ltd offers a range of hardware and software products and services helping data centre managers to reduce risk, control energy spend, and limit carbon emissions.
Arcola Energy is a leading specialist in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Together with their partners and clients, Arcola “deliver cleaner and more efficient energy systems.
We provide exceptional engineering and system integration services to help businesses deliver the next step in highly efficient, lower emission and cost conscious energy and transport solutions.” The company was founded with the aim to address the gap between clean energy systems developed by technology companies and end-user needs. We draw on our knowledge to take the best of current technologies, integrating them into efficient energy systems and quickly deploying them in practical scenarios
ICEOTOPE is the home of liquid cooling technology. Stepping out from standard thinking, we deliver innovation that gives you cutting edge computing with less space, less noise, less energy and less cost. But forget about your beers and your cheese, Iceotope is much more specialist. They say, “Keeping systems cool is a constant headache for the IT industry.
Our technical experts looked beyond conventional methods. The result is an innovation that delivers real efficiency, making systems smaller, reliable and energy-smart. At Iceotope, we offer a revolution in energy-efficient technology: reducing the cost of computing in every sense.”
Moixa Smart Batteries collect & store electricity using their award-winning system. Working with Solar Power, they can save up to 60% off your electricity bills. Home batteries collect & store electricity when it’s cheap (either off-peak from the grid or from your own solar panels) for you to use when you like. Their solutions have delivered over £4m of Smart Battery projects for UK Government, Utilities, Social Housing and technology partners. They are also integrating into leading Internet of Things, and Smart Island collaborations and hold the vision that soon, every home will run on batteries.
They say: “i2O provides a suite of smart network solutions to help water utilities respond to the challenges created by increasing and urbanising population, more extreme weather events, old and ageing infrastructure, an ageing workforce, more demanding and more vocal customers, and a lack of appetite for increasing bills.
The business benefits achieved by i2O’s clients include 20-40% reductions in leakage, bursts, operational costs and energy bills, more than 5 years added to asset life, improved customer service, and a return on investment within 12 months.”
Vantage Power designs and manufactures battery pack, control system and telemetry technologies for buses and heavy-duty vehicles. Their aim is to radically reduce harmful emissions and fuel consumption in heavy-duty vehicles around the world. Formed in 2011, their mission was 2-fold: to develop technologies to radically reduce heavy-duty vehicle emissions around the world, and to support the $180bn global diesel industry to reposition their product portfolio for the low diesel future.