Cleantech to Market

Energy Institute at Haas

2011 C2M Projects

Electrochromic Windows

New coatings with improved ability to control heat and light wihout sacrificing light quality. Slides | Video

Ventilation Controls

Dynamic controls to optimize residential air quality and energy efficiency. Slides | Video

User Test Facility

Integrated test facility for net zero energy building products and controls. Slides | Video

Home Energy Saver

Comprehensive database of energy management tools and techniques that users can build on. Slides | Video


Cellular engineering that optimizes plant vitality while reducing lignin-related processing costs. Slides | Video

Artificial Photosynthesis

Photoelectric discovery to help create fuels from water and carbon dioxide.  Slides | Video


Low cost approach to generating electricity from low quality heat using new materials. Slides | Video


Improved catalyst to generate hydrogen from water. Slides | Video

Flow Battery

Hydrogen-bromine flow-battery for grid applications with new component designs. Slides | Video

Responsive Thermal Storage

Responsive distributed thermal storage to shift load and help manage grid operations. Slides | Video


A supercapacitor based on 3D substrates that provides higher per-area performance. Slides | Video

Carbon Capture

An approach to capturing carbon from coal that preserves more generating capacity. Slides | Video

Carbon Sequestration

New polymers to accelerate carbon sequestration in minerals for storage. Slides | Video


  • "I was thrilled to work with a team of students to explore the market opportunities for my research."
    - Christine Ho, Co-Founder Imprint Energy, PhD Material Sciences
  • "They did a superb job in terms of technology positioning, market analysis, and business proposition."
    - Jan Rabaey, Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • "On every criteria – rigor, relevance, realism, grasp of the technical, policy, and business implications – this was nowhere near good, it was great. ARPA-E has high expectations. You've exceeded them and then some."
    - Josh Gould, Tech to Market Advisor, ARPA-E