get up to speed
Houston energy events to attend, startups score wins, and more things to know this week
Editor's note: It's a new week — start it strong with three quick things to know in Houston's energy transition: events not to miss, energy startups win big, and more.
Events not to miss
Add these events to your radar:
- November 15 - RuggedEdge Reshaping AI and Connectivity in the Energy Industry "Staying Connected to Leverage Artificial Intelligence." Register.
- November 16-17 - Carbon Management Dialogue will host a conversation about carbon capture, transport, and storage in the Greater Houston Area. Register.
- November 30 - Carbon to Value Initiative Year 3 Final Showcase will be streamed online. Register.
- December 7 - Greentown Labs Investor Speaker Series: Both Sides of the Coin will host a thoughtful fireside chat followed by networking. Register.
The energy transition has momentum, according to Wogbe Ofori. But there's still a ways to go.
Ofori, the founder and chief strategist of WRX Companies, is an adviser to Nauticus Robotics and strategist to Intuitive Machines and Jacobs, he's also served as a mentor across the local innovation community. He's narrowed in on hardtech and has has gotten a front-row seat to observing what's happening in Houston amid the energy transition, as he explains on this week's episode of the Houston Innovators Podcast.
Three energy tech startups scored wins this week at the annual Houston Innovation Awards.
The awards program — hosted by EnergyCapital's sister site, InnovationMap, and Houston Exponential — named its winners on November 8 at the Houston Innovation Awards. The program was established to honor the best and brightest companies and individuals from the city's innovation community.
Eighteen Houston energy startups were named finalists last month across categories, and three won awards. Click here to meet the winners.