ETV Selected to Present at the 2019 Industry Growth Forum

One of 30 cleantech startups selected globally, Emerging Technology Ventures will present its SkyAI to potential investors and other cleantech industry stakeholders.

Alamogordo, NM—February 26, 2019—Emerging Technology Ventures Inc. (ETV) has been selected to present its autonomous inspection system for wind turbines, SkyAI, to investors and industry representatives at the 2019 Industry Growth Forum (IGF), May 9-10, in Denver. The IGF, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is one of the nation’s premier events for cleantech entrepreneurs and other industry experts. ETV was selected from a field of more than 150 entrepreneurs following an extensive selection process.

A blue and grey logo for SkyAI.

SkyAI is ETV’s autonomous wind turbine inspection system.

Emerging Technology Ventures provides custom autonomous system solutions and data analytics for defense, public safety, agriculture, critical infrastructure protection & inspection, and environmental management. Its leading-edge solutions are used to inspect and assess national infrastructure including wind farms and dams, enable cost-effective precision agriculture on small and mid-sized farms, and provide a time-critical response to both man-made and natural disasters.

“After two years of internal research and development of the SkyAI technology, the IGF is the next critical step for us in the commercialization and deployment of the technology,” said Cliff Hudson, CEO of ETV. “The access to cleantech entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts at IGF is unequaled worldwide and we are honored to be selected as one of the 30 companies to present.”

More than 500 cleantech investors, entrepreneurs, and industry representatives are expected to attend this year’s IGF in Denver. Among them will be 30 of the nation’s most promising start-up companies, including ETV, that will be presenting their cleantech innovations to potential investors and industry experts. In addition, the companies will compete for the 2019 Clean Energy Venture Awards.

“We are excited to see what cutting-edge technologies the IGF presenters have in store for us this year,” said Richard Adams, director of NREL’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center that manages the IGF. “We’ve been hosting the Industry Growth Forum for more than 20 years, and the technologies just keep getting more compelling. We’re addressing real market needs.”

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ETV is a New Mexico-based, woman-owned small business focused on the development of integrated cross-domain unmanned systems solutions in the precision agriculture, critical infrastructure protection, public safety, and Defense sectors. For more information, visit