February 1, 2011 source: Techcrunch GreenTech A company that makes systems to turn heat-waste into electricity, Alphabet Energy, has officially moved its technology out of the lab and into pilot production, the company announced today. A director at Claremont Creek Ventures, Paul Straub, said of Alphabet Energy: “They’re going after a huge problem. […]Read More
October 12, 2010 source: AZnanotechnology the A-Z of Nanotchnology What do a smart window company, a microbial analysis start-up and waste-heat recovery start-up have in common? They’re all located in the San Francisco Bay Area and they’re all based on technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…. Alphabet Energy is another start-up that has seen […]Read More
September 21, 2010 source: greentechgrid Michael Kanellos’ article on The Top Ten VCs in Smart Grid; Who has the best investments for fixing the grid and automating power demand? lauds Claremont Creek Ventures and its portfolio companies: “Adura Technologies, EcoFactor (home energy management) Sentilla (energy management for data centers). EcoFactor, whose HAN doesn’t require a […]Read More
August 17, 2010 source:Gigaom Most of the recent research into thermoelectrics has centered around using nanotechnology to design thermoelectric materials that conduct electricity but not heat. In March, researchers at Boston College and MIT announced that they had achieved a major thermoelectric efficiency increase in bismuth telluride by breaking it down and “rebuilding it in […]Read More
Claremont Creek Ventures was founded in 2005 by Nat Goldhaber, John Steuart and Randy Hawks to pursue early stage investing in exceptional technology startups.