Why Invenergy is betting on clean energy tech despite Trump

The Trump administration may be pushing investments in the struggling coal industry, but some proponents of clean energy say now is a great time to invest in technologies for renewables.

Amy Francetic is senior vice president of corporate affairs at Chicago-based renewable energy company Invenergy. She’s also managing director of its venture arm, the Invenergy Future Fund, which announced its first close Wednesday. The Future Fund will focus on B and C round investments of about $4 to $5 million; Invenergy CEO Michael Polsky is chair of the Future Fund’s investment committee.

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