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Greentown Labs names GE affiliate as latest top-level partner
Greentown Labs, dually located in Houston and Somerville, Massachusetts, has announced its latest Terawatt Partner, which is the climatetech incubator's highest-level partnership.
Greentown Labs announced this week thatGE Vernova, a global energy company that focusing on moving the energy transition through "continuing to electrify the world," has joined its top tier of partners. Greentown has over 20 of these Terawatt Partners, and GE Verona joins the ranks of Chevron, Amazon, Aramco, Microsoft, Shell, and more.
“GE Vernova embodies what we’re looking for in a partner: energy transition expertise with a deep commitment and passion for innovation, collaboration, and decarbonization,” Greentown Labs CEO and President Kevin Knobloch says in a statement. “Equally important, the team at GE Vernova has a real sense of urgency to accelerate global decarbonization and is eager to engage with our community of climatetech startups—I can’t wait to see all that we’ll accomplish together.”
GE Vernova specializes in power, wind, and electrification while keeping decarbonization at the forefront of its business. The company opened itsglobal headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts just down the street from where Greentown got its start in 2011 and only a few miles from the incubator today.
“I am thrilled to join as a new partner with Greentown Labs and look to support the climatetech ecosystem in many different ways,” GE Vernova CEO Scott Strazik says in the news release. “Whether it’s innovating new technologies, the industrialization of products, or leveraging our relationships globally, we are eager to collaborate with this unique and important group of entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders.”
Founded in 2022, GE Verona is expected to spin off from GE in the second quarter of next year.