The latest stories from the program, CTB partners, CTB Voucher Recipient Companies, and the national clean energy ecosystem.

2022 Impact Report

Take a peek at the impact the program has had on the 39 CalTestBed entrepreneurs in cohort 1 and 2.


Click here to view the report  

California Energy Commission Approves CalTestBed for $11M until 2026

Nearly $11M was approved by the California Energy
Commission to extend the term of the California Test Bed (CalTestBed) Initiative, led by CalCEF Ventures, globally branded as New Energy Nexus, and implemented in partnership with the University of California
Office of the President (UCOP) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley


Read on for more about this important announcement…

Pick and choose what parts of the 2021 Symposium to watch!

Missed the 2021 Symposium? Interested in the entrepreneurs, experts and world-class facilities showcased? Recap every part of the 2021 Symposium below.


Watch here.

The 2021 National CalTestBed Symposium + Cohort 2

We’re thrilled to announce our second cohort! Over $3 million was awarded in vouchers to allow 15 cutting-edge clean energy companies to test and de-risk their innovations for market. Congratulations to all of the entrepreneurs!


View the press release here.  

Icarus RT Joins Halliburton Labs Clean Energy Accelerator

CalTestBed awardee, Icarus RT, has been selected with three other companies to join Halliburton Labs Clean Energy Accelerator!


Read the full article on BusinessWire here.