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Press Releases

Mar 10 2017

Record $6.1 Million in Investments

PRESS RELEASE Element 8 Drives Record $6.1 Million in Funding to Promising Clean Technology Startups Record year for funding includes debt and equity through a variety of mechanisms, including direct investing, syndication and the Element…

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Oct 10 2016

Marine Integration Firm ACEL Selects Corvus Energy Orca ESS

Marine Integration Firm ACEL Selects Corvus Energy Orca ESS Norwegian based ACEL will begin integrating Orca ESS technology for merchant, naval and offshore applications Richmond, B.C. – October 10, 2016 – ACEL AS of Norway has ordered…

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Sep 14 2016

Ethical Electric awarded $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

Ethical Electric to Use $2.5 Million Award to Make Solar Accessible to Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Ethical Electric News | 9/14/16 The number of homes with solar-powered electricity is skyrocketing. Only 10 years ago,…

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Mar 7 2016

Element 8 Members Continue to Fund Promising Clean Technology and Sustainability-related Start Ups

  PRESS RELEASE:   Group continues to see interest from range of technologies from across the United States SEATTLE (March 7, 2016) – Element 8 announced its members invested nearly $3.3 million in 17 innovative…

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Jul 30 2015

12 Companies Get Funding Through Element 8

PRESS RELEASE 12 Companies Get Funding Through Element 8 New and follow-on investments fuel growth in range of clean technologies SEATTLE (June 19, 2015), So far this year Element 8 members have invested $1.4 million…

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Nov 12 2014

Element 8 Wins 2014 CleanTech Achievement Award

Organization’s focus on funding early stage cleantech companies has accelerated success of technologies SEATTLE (November 12, 2014) – Element 8, an angel investment group focused on advancing clean technologies by investing in highly promising, early-stage…

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Oct 15 2014

OneEnergy Renewables Secures $5M in Series B Funding

Company draws support from new and existing investors to expand reach from coast to coast Press Release, OneEnergy | 10/14/14 SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE) OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of distributed, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, today…

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Sep 19 2014

Element 8 Expands Staff, Hires Kristi Growdon as Executive Director and Jessica Pak as Event Coordinator

Organization expands in response to strong interest in Element 8’s unique platform for funding early stage clean technology companies SEATTLE (September 19, 2014) – Element 8 announced the expansion of the organization with the appointment…

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Jun 27 2014

Element 8 Announces Record Funding Level in Clean Technology Companies in First Half of 2014

Group’s members invest more than $3.7 million in 10 companies SEATTLE (June 27, 2014) – Element 8 (www.element8angels.com) announced its members have invested more than $3.7 million in a total of 10 clean technology companies…

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Apr 29 2014

Element 8 Names New Officers on its Board of Directors

New officers bring variety of experience, passion for technology and history of success SEATTLE (April 29, 2014) Element 8 (www.element8angels.com), an angel investment group focused on advancing clean technologies by investing in highly promising, early-stage…

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Jan 23 2014

Northwest Energy Angels Now Element 8

Launches New Brand Identity, including new name and website SEATTLE (January 23, 2013)  The Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA), an organization of angel investors focused on clean technology and sustainability today launched its new brand identity,…

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Jun 28 2013

Northwest Energy Angels Invests More than $1.8 Million in 10 Clean Technology Companies in First Half of 2013

Amount is two thirds of total (non-institutional) investments in 2012 SEATTLE (June 28, 2013) Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA) (www.nwenergyangels.com) announced it has invested a total of $1,848,800 in ten clean technology companies during the first…

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Apr 25 2013

Northwest Energy Angels Key to Fledge’s Series A

Angel group raises more than two thirds of first round of funding SEATTLE (April 25, 2013) Seattle-based Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA), a group of angel investors focused on funding early stage clean technology companies helped…

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Feb 25 2013

Alison Conn Shaw Joins Northwest Energy Angels Board of Directors

Former Microsoft Exec brings passion and proven ability to grow businesses SEATTLE (February 25, 2013) The Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA), an organization of angel investors focused on cleantech, announced Alison Conn Shaw has joined the…

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Feb 20 2013

Scope 5 Closes Nearly $500,000 in Series A Round with Help From Northwest Energy Angels

Funding to drive vital growth in sales and marketing for cloud-based service that helps companies measure and improve sustainability SEATTLE (February 20, 2013) Scope 5, a cloud-based software-as-a-service company that helps companies measure and benchmark…

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Jul 12 2012

Northwest Energy Angels Exceeds $1 Million Investment Milestone

Invests in six companies across energy efficiency, green building, and biomass power in first six months of 2012 SEATTLE (July 12, 2012) Northwest Energy Angels (NWEA) (www.nwenergyangels.com) has invested a total of $1,132,000 in six…

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Jun 12 2012

Indow Windows Completes Series A Financing Compelling Product and Large Market Potential Attract Investors

PORTLAND, OR (June 12, 2012) Indow Windows, an award-winning thermal window insert manufacturer today announced that it has closed a $1.3 million Series A investment round to fund sales, marketing, and operations as part of…

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