Meet the team: Tom Wilson

We are delighted to confirm a new appointment to the Turquoise team. With experience in project finance at RWE, Tom Wilson has joined us as an associate. Describe your career journey I read Economics and Finance at Bristol University, graduating in 2020. My first role was at RWE in project finance. Following RWE, I worked…

Connected Energy, second life battery energy storage specialist, secures an additional £15 million from investors

A further highly successful round of investment for Connected Energy has secured £15m from five new major investors, and will be welcome news to all those keen to see increased energy security, improved use of clean energy and extended lifetime use of electric vehicle batteries in energy storage systems (BESS). Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., the…

Hydrogen One Capital Growth plc and Safran announce a joint investment in UK passenger flight innovator Cranfield Aerospace

HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc and Safran Corporate Ventures are pleased to announce that they have signed definitive agreements for a common investment in Cranfield Aerospace Solutions Ltd (“CAeS”) as part of a more than £10m funding round. HGEN is investing a total of £7m in this funding round. With this purchase of a minority equity…

Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 invests in RideTandem

Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and efficiency, has announced an investment by Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2) in RideTandem, forming part of a capital raising round of over £1.75 million. RideTandem, a mobility-as-a-service start-up, provides affordable and reliable transport solutions for those affected by transport poverty. Founded in 2019, RideTandem…

Turquoise launches podcast featuring Llewellyn Kinch, co-founder of Switchd

Turquoise International, the merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and efficiency, has launched a new episode of its ‘Talks with Turquoise’ podcast series. In this episode, Ian Thomas, managing director of Turquoise, interviews Llewellyn Kinch, co-founder of green energy tech company Switchd, about the UK energy market and the national transition to decarbonisation. The podcast…

Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 invests in Adaptavate

Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and efficiency, has announced an investment by Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2) in Adaptavate Limited. This forms part of a capital raising round of over £1.3 million in which other investors included Counteract, One Planet Capital and Perivoli Innovations. The company has also secured a…