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Year Founded: 2015

AUM: $3B | Dry Powder: $859.6M

600 3rd Avenue, 38th Floor, New York, NY 10016, US

Founded in 2015, Energy Impact Partners is a strategic private equity firm based in New York, US. The firm prefers to in innovative technologies, services, and products throughout the energy supply chain from generation to consumption

Key Contacts

  • Hans Kobler

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

  • Joshua Feldman

    Co-Founder, Partner, General Counsel & COO

  • Kyle Wool

    Chief Financial Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries

    Energy Equipment, Energy Services, Exploration, Production and Refining, IT Services, Media, communications and Networking, Computer Hardware, Consumer Durables & Non-Durables, Other Energy, etc.

  • Geographical Preference

    Europe, North America, US

  • Preferred Deal Types

    Debt – General, Early Stage VC, Later Stage VC, PE Growth/Expansion, Senior Debt

  • Other Investment Preferences

    Prefers majority stake, Seeks ESG investments, Seeks Impact investments

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

EIP Deep Decarbonizat- ion Frontier Fund
Vintage: 2021

Size: $485M

Dry Powder: $334.2M 

Details: The fund targets climate tech and energy infrastructure sectors

Energy Impact Fund II
Vintage: 2019

Size: $1B

Dry Powder: $215M

Details: The fund seeks impact investments in the energy and climate category

Energy Impact Credit Fund I
Vintage: 2018

Size: $75M

Dry Powder: $10.7M

Details: The fund targets the automotive, business, other energy services, and biotechnology sectors

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In November 2022, Form Energy secured $450 million in a Series E financing round led by TPG’s global impact investing platform. Energy Impact Partners, TPG Rise, GIC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, MIT’s The Engine, and other investors also took part in the transaction

In November 2022, Stone Mountain Technologies secured $17.5 million of Series A venture funding from Energy Impact Partners. Stone Mountain Technologies is a developer of thermally-driven heat pump technology designed to offer cost-effective and sustainable heating alternatives

In October 2022, Form Energy secured $450 million of Series E venture funding in a deal led by TPG. Energy Impact Partners, ArcelorMittal, Coatue Management, NGP Energy Technology Partners and other investors participated in the round

In September 2022, Moxion Power, a developer of zero-emission generators and off-road equipment, secured $100 million of Series B venture funding in a deal led by Tamarack. Energy Impact Partners, Sunbelt Rentals, The Climate Pledge Fund, Marubeni Ventures, and other investors participated in the round. Moxion Power will utilize the fund to scale production for its first two domestic manufacturing facilities to meet the increasing demand for its mobile energy storage product lineup as well as accelerate product development for film, entertainment, construction, utility, and EV fleet customers

In July 2022, Powin, a manufacturer of battery storage products for the energy industry, secured $135 million of development capital from Energy Impact Partners, GIC, Trilantic North America, and Evergy Ventures. The investment will provide significant capital in support of Powin’s continued growth and international expansion

In June 2022, Nitricity secured $20.9 million of Series A venture funding led by Khosla Ventures and Fine Structure Ventures with participation from Energy Impact Partners, Bossanova Investimentos, Lowercarbon Capital, MCJ Collective and other undisclosed investors. Nitricity is a developer of ready-to-use nitrogen created with only air, water, and renewable electricity

In March 2022, ION Solar received an undisclosed amount of development capital from Greenbelt Capital Management, Trilantic North America, Energy Impact Partners, and Blackstone. ION Solar provides rooftop solar sales and installation services intended to reduce carbon footprints and fight climate change

In February 2022, Aspen Power Partners raised $120 million of venture funding from Energy Impact Partners, Ultra Capital, Two Seven Ventures and Redball Power. Aspen Power Partners is a provider of financing, development, construction and asset management services intended to assist in creating and distributing clean energy assets

Other Details

Energy Impact Partners is backed by some of the world’s largest and most progressive energy companies. Energy Impact Partners is a platform created by utilities and for utilities, working with a proven collaborative investment model. It has made over 100 investments and has above 50 strategic partners. It employs more than 80 employees operating from 7 offices worldwide Some of the key partners of the firm are Alliant energy, Ameren, Avista, Fortis, Madison Gas & Electric, Evergy etc.

The firm’s latest open fund Energy Impact Credit Fund II has a target size of $100 million. The fund has raised $32.3 million so far. It is a credit special situations fund focused on the renewables sector. The fund invested in Sense Labs, a developer of energy monitoring equipment.

Accel, AE Industrial Partners, AllegisCyber, Alumni Ventures Group, BDC Capital, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Business Development Bank of Canada, Cathay Capital Private Equity, ClearSky, Cisco Investments, ClearSky, Equinor Ventures, Future Energy Ventures, Lowercarbon Capital, Mitsui & Co., Next World Capital, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital are some of the co-investors who invest alongside Energy Impact Partners.

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release