Six startup companies were recently picked for a 12-week St. Louis-based energy incubator program put on by utility Ameren.
The national laboratory last month announced its second class of participants for a Midwest energy entrepreneurship program.
Brian Dixon, chief operating officer of Capital Innovators in St. Louis, Missouri, talks with Midwest Energy News about his company’s partnership with Ameren on an energy tech accelerator. Utilities are not generally known for innovation. Most have been sheltered from direct competition and held to just a basic customer expectation: keep the lights on. Things are, of course, changing.