Highlights from DeltaClimeVT
The DeltaClimeVT business accelerator is a Vermont-based program serving startup and seed-stage ventures focusing on energy and climate economy innovation across multiple industries. MicroEra Power was selected in March, 2022, to participate in the elite program. DeltaClimeVT 2022 Cohort 6 featured 7 US and Canadian startups selected through a rigorous pool of applicants to engage in conversations with Vermont utility providers.
The 3 month long program included rigorous coaching and mentoring from former Fortune 50 executives and veteran VC professionals. Upon completion of the program in June 2022, we made key progress in commercialization plan development.
Ellie Rusling, CEO (center) and Joshua Batres, Business Development (left) are pictured above.
We conducted onsite customer discovery with 3 commercial buildings in Vermont. We also validation of value proposition to utility providers as a key stakeholder through interviews with 5 different Vermont utilities.
MicroEra Power’s CEO, Ellie Rusling, remarked “DeltaClimeVT is a powerful catalyst supporting MicroEra Power to engage with utility partners to pilot a low-cost, low-carbon thermal energy storage solution to heat and cool commercial buildings”.
MicroEra Power will continue conversations with utility providers in VT and throughout the US to help accelerate their electrification and decarbonization goals with a safe adaptive energy storage solution for commercial buildings.