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C-Zero selected for the 2024 Global Cleantech 100


San Francisco, CA – January 11, 2024 — C-Zero has been selected for the Cleantech Group’s 2024 Global Cleantech 100This annual list, now in its 15th year, serves as a definitive guide to the top companies making significant contributions to sustainable innovation.

C-Zero has developed a process for producing low-cost, zero-emission “turquoise” hydrogen from natural gas. The company’s technology can be used to decarbonize a wide array of industries including electrical generation, process heating, and commodity hydrogen production. The pilot plant is scheduled to start up in Texas at the beginning of 2024

The Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive showcase of the most promising private companies in the cleantech ecosystem.  The report will introduce you to the innovators with outstanding technologies, original business models, and bold plans that can enable us to act on the ever-increasing climate and environmental crisis. 

Selected through a thorough evaluation process, these companies provide sustainable solutions for a wide-ranging array of industry groups:

·       Agriculture & Food

·       Energy & Power

·       Materials & Chemicals

·       Resources & Environment

·       Transportation & Logistics

“These innovative companies are driving positive change and are at the forefront of enabling the global transition to a more sustainable future,” said Richard Youngman, CEO, Cleantech Group.  “The Global Cleantech 100 is a recognition of the market’s positive view on their progress to date and their potential impact in building a cleaner, decarbonized world.”

"I am proud and honored for C-Zero to have made the CleantechGroup 2024 Global Cleantech 100 list! We are excited to be recognized with so many other innovative cleantech companies. We firmly believe we are on a path to help decarbonize the energy sector and promote the production and utilization of clean, low-cost hydrogen" said Zach Jones (CEO, C-Zero)."

Key highlights of the 2024 Global Cleantech 100 include:

Diverse Industry Representation.  While all industry groups were well-represented, Energy & Power remained the largest in terms of recorded deals and money invested, with 42 companies on the list. 

Global Reach.  This year’s list includes companies from 21 countries, showcasing the international collaboration and impact of cleantech solutions.  The global nature of the list underscores the importance of all corners of the world addressing shared environmental challenges.

General Upward Trend Continues.  In contrast to other investment themes, funding for climate solutions comes out of 2023 showing robustness and remains upwardly trending. 

These featured companies will be recognized at the upcoming Cleantech Forum North America on January 22-24 in San Diego, CA.  Forum participants will have the opportunity to connect with many of the companies on the list, along with many other rising stars.  The Forum will showcase the latest trends, groundbreaking technologies, and foster collaboration within the cleantech community.

The Global Cleantech 100 program has been running since 2009, the last 11 years with the support of Chubb, the world’s largest property and casualty insurance company.

Download the Global Cleantech 100 complimentary report where Cleantech Group shares further insights and perspectives on the state of global cleantech innovation.


Sydney Bartone, Business Development Manager


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