Revolutionary York-Based UK Startups Pioneering the Clean Energy Sector

January 29, 2024

With a high focus on sustainable solutions, the clean energy industry from the United Kingdom has made significant strides in the recent years. Specifically, there has been a considerable emergence of startups from York, that have taken innovative approaches towards clean energy solutions. The pandemic did not stifle innovation, with many start-ups securing funding and launching in 2020 and beyond. This article highlights some of these vibrant startups that are working tirelessly to push the boundaries within the clean energy sector.

The technologies these startups are using to provide clean energy solutions are varied, from carbon-neutral fuels to novel carbon-free energy systems using renewable fuel, and using internet-of-things (IoT) to solve energy storage challenges. Yet, all with a single purpose – to help propel the world towards a cleaner and greener future.

In no particular order, let’s delve into these pioneering startups and find out more about what they have to offer.


Founded by Eric Dahlgren in 2020, New York-based Aircela is a startup that aims to convert CO₂ into carbon-neutral fuels. The company does this by putting shipping containers underground. In addition to its clean energy efforts, Aircela is also focused on environmental engineering and machinery manufacturing.


GreenPortfolio, founded by Bonnie Gurry and Elizabeth Landau, provides advice and personal finance solutions all aligning with the clean energy sector. The startup seeks to aid the consumer in making eco-friendly financial decisions, contributing to a more sustainable world.


Operating out of Brooklyn, Meltek, by Frank Bruckner and Mark Bruckner, ventures into the realms of Clean Energy, CleanTech, and Software. Details of the company’s specific offerings are awaited, promising further exciting developments in the clean energy tech space.


Amogy, founded by Seonghoon Woo and based in Brooklyn, New York, is working on a carbon-free energy system that utilises renewable fuel, ammonia. By accelerating the journey towards the Net Zero Economy, the company is becoming a significant player in the sustainability sector of the clean energy industry.


Voltpost was founded by Jeff Prosserman, Joern Vicari, and Luke Mairo in 2021. The Brooklyn-based startup presents a unique solution that transforms lampposts into smart electric vehicle charging stations, inherently promoting the use of electric vehicles.


Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, itselectric founded by Nathan King and Tiya Gordon, operates in the Clean Energy and CleanTech sector specifically focused on promoting the use and convenience of electric vehicles and the power grid.


SustainFi is another New York-based startup that combines the principles of Clean Energy with FinTech. Their platform allows users to invest in climate in a manner that is beneficial to the environment and sustainable for the future.

Lumens Technologies

Founded by Danny Ramroop, Lumens Technologies is a Jamaica, New York-based startup working to provide solutions in the Clean Energy, Energy Storage, Internet of Things, and Renewable Energy sectors. Precise details of their innovative offerings are anticipated in the near future.

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