Energy Innovation Pioneers

The IHS Markit CERAWeek Energy Innovation Pioneers program highlights the companies and entrepreneurs involved in developing technologies and business plans that are transforming the energy future

Energy Innovation Pioneers

Each year, Energy Innovation Pioneers program at CERAWeek features a select group of promising startups working on early stage innovations that have the potential to disrupt the global energy industry. These companies epitomize the spirit and drive for invention characterizing the energy industry. 

The CERAWeek 2021 class of Energy Innovation Pioneers featured CEOs and Founders of these companies in an Agora Studio, where they shared their perspectives on how startups were navigating the energy transition and the challenges of innovating in a pandemic.  Pioneers were also featured in Agora Pods, where they presented the vision for their company and provided a deep dive into their innovation.

We are delighted to share with you the 16th annual class of Energy Innovation Pioneers: 

  • CleanO2 Carbon Capture Technologies: Jaeson Cardiff, CEO & Founder
  • ClimaCell: Alan Hawley, CRO
  • Hydra Energy: Jessica Verhagen, COO
  • Lunar Outpost: Justin Cyrus, CEO
  • SkyCool Systems: Eli Goldstein, CEO & Co-Founder