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DescriptionVenture Capital Firm




Chief Executive Officer
Investment Manager
Senior Vice President of Investments


Total Energy Ventures

Total Energy Ventures is the venture capital arm of French oil & gas major Total. Its investments support the development of companies with innovative technologies and business models in areas such as alternative and renewable energies, efficient use of energy and natural resources, waste management and greenhouse gas reduction, etc. that will help meet the challenges of the energy transition. The investments primarily consist of acquiring minority interests in selected companies during capital increases to help finance their development.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Sunfire 2/2014Series B3
Coskata 8/2013Debt$3.02M5
Wireless Seismic 6/2013Venture Round$12.5M3
LightSail Energy 2/2013Series D$5.5M4
Elevance Renewable Sciences 7/2012Series E$104M1
Ambri, Inc. 5/2012Series B$15M3
NanoH2O 4/2012Private Equity$60.5M7
EnerVault 2/2012Series B$15.5M5
Agilyx 12/2011Series C$25M5
Coskata 8/2011Series D5
Ambri, Inc. 5/2011Series A2
Elevance Renewable Sciences 12/2010Series C$100M4
Gevo 8/2009Venture Round$40M7



  1. Sunfire Raises Funding ( [edit]
  2. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  3. Wireless Seismic Completes $12.5M Funding ( [edit]
  4. LightSail Gets $5.5M From Total, Thiel, Khosla, Gates for Compressed Air Energy Storage ( [edit]
  5. Elevance Renewable Sciences Raises $104M in Series E Financing ( [edit]
  6. Liquid Metal Battery raises $15M in series B financing ( [edit]
  7. NanoH2O Receives $60.5M Financing ( [edit]
  8. EnerVault Raises $15.5 Million for Grid-Size Energy Storage Systems ( [edit]
  9. Agilyx Corporation Raises $25M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  10. Coskata Holds First Close of Series D Round of Financing ( [edit]
  11. cnet ( [edit]
  12. Elevance Renewable Sciences Raises $100 Million in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  13. Osage University Partners Source [edit]
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