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(Bloomberg NEF) 2024 BNEF Pioneers Finalists Tackle Clean Power Bottlenecks, Building Decarbonization, and the Next Generation of Net-Zero Fuels

March 1, 2024

Each year, BloombergNEF runs the BNEF Pioneers competition to identify three key challenges on the path to a net-zero economy and highlight innovative companies developing technologies to overcome them. The competition categories are chosen based on the technology gaps that emerge from BNEF’s long-term outlooks on energy, transport and materials.

Descriptions of this year’s challenges, why they were selected, and the finalists for each are outlined below. Also listed are the companies named as “wildcard” finalists, developing technologies that BNEF believes could play an important role in decarbonization but were outside the scope of the three focus challenges. Read more here!