Charlotte’s energy accelerator, CLT Joules, has added four new companies.
Joules promotes energy innovation and startups among entrepreneurs. Companies in the 2014 program have attracted more than $6 million in funding and generated 38 new jobs, Joules says.
The expansion includes: Biomass Energy Enhancements LLC focuses on improving the quality of biomass feedstock; SAROS Desalination created a wave-driven desalination system; Verdante Bioenergy Services uses software and information technology in biomass procurement; and xSi Solar LLC developed crystalline silicon solar cells that make more power per solar panel.
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