New Energy Nexus China aims to work with local partners to catalyze entrepreneurship in clean energy by providing business, technology, and financial support to new ideas and enterprises.
In 2019, New Energy Nexus and Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University co-launched Energy Internet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (EIIEC) in Chengdu with the support of California Energy Commission and National Energy Administration of China.
EIIEC is working on several initiatives aimed at supporting the growth-stage startups and facilitating “China In, China Out” strategy.
Co-managed by New Energy Nexus and Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University (EIRI), EXCEL ACCELERATOR is a growth-stage accelerator focused on the clean energy transition and climate change mitigation in China. Leveraging support from local governments, academia and industry connections, EXCEL ACCELERATOR provides growth-stage startups with technology/product expertise, pilot opportunities & market expansion.
Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University with New Energy Nexus co-hosted the Energy Internet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit (EIIES) in Chengdu, Sichuan, China to highlight the leaders that are driving the energy transition.
Technology corporations, startups, accelerators, and government who are taking significant strides in investing and deploying clean energy solutions participated in the two-day summit to share insight on the industry, strategies for success and established new partnerships.
Mobilization of capital towards decarbonization is instrumental in fighting this global warming catastrophe. FinTech is a great mobilizer of capital. It has already proven as a scalable disruptor to the financial industry. The application of digital technologies creates greater financial inclusion and innovation.
Climate Fintech is digital financial technology catalyzing decarbonization. Collaboration with big corporates is an important lever to empower these innovations to scale globally. In the future, all FinTech & InsurTech startups will need to consider their impact on the environment, no matter their business focus.
New Energy Nexus China is fostering collaboration between startups and corporates in the Climate Fintech Accelerator Programs and pilot projects. It strives to make a difference in decarbonizing the financial system.
China is now the leading producer of solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles and the Chinese cleantech ecosystem is a market the world can’t afford to ignore.
The podcast’s co-hosts Andrew Chang, who supports the global development of New Energy Nexus with a focus on the Asia Pacific region and China, and Marilyn Waite, who leads the climate and clean energy finance portfolio at the Hewlett Foundation, covering the markets of China, Europe and USA, offer critical insights into the green economy that impacts our world’s decarbonization efforts.