Making its debut next week, the Italo has a top speed of 186 mph and will connect Milan, Rome, and Naples in high style.
Sensors and software coordinate data and function to make wind turbines more efficient, and alert utilities and smart grids of incoming electricity.
The concentrating-solar power company plans to use $150 million to build 14 solar power plants in southwest U.S. and to expand internationally.
Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.
Corporate partners are vital to nurturing innovations from green-tech start-ups and giving them the gravitas they need to scale beyond niche products.