December 2, 2016 / 1:52 PM / 8 months ago

FACTBOX-Energy companies' investments in startups

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LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into startups as they accelerate their search for innovative new technologies to help defend market share in the face of radical industry change.

Below is a selection of some of the investments made by corporate venture capital funds:

Total Energy Ventures Amount invested to date: 150 million euros

*Aquion Energy (energy storage)

*Sunfire (fuel cells)

*Solidia Technologies (CO2 recycling)

*Power Hive (micro grids)

*AutoGrid (energy management software)

Innogy Venture Capital Closed fund managing investments worth 115 million euros

*Airec AB (gas heat exchangers)

*Enercast (wind and solar power forecasting)

*Heliatek (organic solar film)

*Kiwigrid (energy management software)

*Mantex (organic materials scanner)

Innogy Corporate Ventures Total fund size: 130 million euros

*Move24 (removals company)

*Bigchain DB (blockchain database)

*Heliatek (organic solar film)

Engie New Ventures Total fund size: around 150 million euros

*Powerdale (energy management software)

*SteetLight Data (Mobility analytics)

*Advanced Microgrid Solutions (energy storage analytics)

*SymbioFCell (fuel cells)

*Opus One (energy management software)

Eneco Innovation & Ventures Total investment budget: 100 million euros

*Quby (smart thermostat)

*Luminext (outdoor lighting management)

*Sustainer Homes (sustainable buildings)

*Zon-IQ (solar power services)

*Simaxx (energy management software)

Electranova (EDF) Has not disclosed total invested

*First Fuel (data analytics software)

*Actility (energy management software)

*Seatower (offshore wind foundations)

*Forsee Power Solutions (energy storage)

*Leosphere (wind power analytics)

Inven (CEZ) Total investment budget: 180 million euros

*Tado (smart thermostat)

*Sonnen (energy storage)

*Sunfire (fuel cells)

*Environmental Technologies Fund

Statkraft Ventures Total fund size: 100 million euros

*DEPsys (smart grids)

*Tado (smart thermostat)

*Greenbird (energy management software)

Shell Energy Ventures Has not disclosed total invested

*GlassPoint Solar (solar steam generators)

*2B Energy (offshore wind)

*Aquion Energy (energy storage)

Statoil Energy Ventures Total fund size: $200 million

*United Wind (wind turbine leasing)

*ChargePoint (electric vehicle charging)

$1 = 0.9413 euros Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Editing by Pravin Char

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