Published in conjunction with 'Big Oil and Cleantech', June 2013, by Cleantech Investor
Total: active cleantech corporate venture investor
French oil company Total has been very active in the cleantech corporate venture sector in recent months. The company’s corporate venture division, Total Energy Venture (TEV), which was founded in 2008, has invested in several start-ups and two funds: Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and Demeter. TEV’s investments focus on companies with innovative renewable or alternative energy technologies, oil and gas energy efficiency, energy storage, waste valorisation, greenhouse gas reduction, industrial water and sustainable mobility.