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March 7, 2024

Energy and Infrastructure Disruptors: Top 10 Companies to watch in 2024

This article delves into the transformative role of leading companies in the energy and infrastructure sectors during 2024. As these industries encounter unprecedented demands for sustainable and efficient solutions, this piece spotlights ten pioneering companies at the vanguard of innovation. These disruptors are redefining the future with advanced technologies, novel strategies, and a strong focus on sustainability. Essential for industry professionals, investors, and tech enthusiasts, the article offers insights into the visionaries who are not just adapting to change but are actively driving it, setting new standards and shaping the trajectory of energy and infrastructure development in 2024.

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Top 10 Energy & Infrastructure Disruptors to Watch

Sorted by Funding, this is the list of the Top 10 Energy & Infrastructure Disruptors to Watch, according to SCOUT, our Future Intelligence platform.

1. ReNew Power

ReNew Power, a prominent player in the renewable energy sector in India, has established itself as a leader due to its extensive portfolio and commitment to sustainability. As of 2023, the company has a significant installed capacity spread across various Indian states, including 651.8 MW in Karnataka and 950 MW in Gujarat, primarily in solar and wind energy. ReNew Power has also been recognized for its philanthropic efforts, including funding the ReNew Centre of Excellence at IIT Delhi for renewable energy research and committing INR 20 crores during the COVID-19 pandemic for national health and community support. The company's numerous awards, such as the Energy Entrepreneur of the Year and Energy Sector Innovation of the Year from the Stevie International Business Awards, further attest to its industry leadership and innovation [source].

2. Vår Energi

Vår Energi, a leading Norwegian oil and gas company, stands out in the energy and infrastructure industries for several key reasons. With over 50 years of operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, it operates 40 producing fields and has an impressive production rate of about 209,000 barrels per day as of September 2023, supported by approximately 1,000 employees and 150 licenses [source]. The company is expanding its exploration activities in the Barents Sea, having secured the COSLProspector drilling rig for a two-year drilling program starting in 2024. This initiative aims to discover additional petroleum resources and develop new gas export infrastructure, reflecting the company's commitment to growth and innovation in the energy sector [source].

3. Svolt Energy Technology

SVOLT Energy Technology, emerging from Great Wall, a Chinese car manufacturer, has significantly impacted the battery industry with its "Short Blade" battery cell series, based on lithium iron phosphate (LFP) chemistry. Introduced in early 2022, these cells, including the LFP fast-charging L400 and L600 models, are designed for diverse applications in the automotive sector, boasting capacities up to 133 Ah and fast charging rates of up to 5C. SVOLT has also launched an innovative Flystacking Short Blade energy storage battery and the world's first 6MWh-20ft container for energy storage [source]. Expanding globally, SVOLT plans to build a new 50 GWh battery plant outside China, with Finland as a potential location, underscoring its commitment to support the rapid growth of electric mobility worldwide [source].


Sunrun, founded in 2007, has become a leading provider of residential solar and energy storage services in the United States. Sunrun's mission is to create a planet run by the sun, focusing on delivering clean energy that powers lives affordably and accessibly for all. The company distinguishes itself in the solar energy sector, particularly for its solar panel leasing options, which include a 25-year comprehensive warranty for leased customers, including additional insurance coverage for theft and damages [source]. In 2020, Sunrun acquired Vivint Solar, significantly expanding its market presence and customer base to become one of the largest solar companies in the United States. This strategic move enhanced Sunrun's ability to offer a broader range of solar and storage solutions, consolidating its leadership in the residential solar market [source].

5. QGC

Queensland Gas Company (QGC) is a leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on supplying gas to domestic and international markets. The company produces natural gas from wells drilled into coal seams in the Surat Basin. Its operations include over 3,000 production wells, 25 field compression stations, six central processing plants, two water treatment plants and a two-train LNG export facility on Curtis Island1. Shell is the operator and majority interest holder in the QGC venture [source]. Their efforts contribute to securing energy resources and enhancing energy security, making QGC a key disruptor in the global energy market, especially in the transition towards liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner fuel option [source].

6. Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy is a green energy supplier that operates wind farms in the UK and Germany and offers 100% renewable electricity, gas, heat pumps, and electric vehicle products. Their innovative business model and technology focus on reducing energy costs to enhance customer experience, which has significantly disrupted the traditional energy market. They offer smart tariffs for smart meters, which can help you save money by making small changes to when you use energy. Octopus Energy is at the forefront of the energy-saving movement, offering smart and efficient energy solutions that cater to a vast range of customers, from residential to commercial. Their commitment to affordability and sustainability in energy is propelling the industry forward to a smarter and more customer-centric future [source].

7. Origis Energy

Origis Energy stands out in the energy & infrastructure sectors in 2024, owing to its significant achievements and strategic initiatives. As a top U.S. clean energy developer, Origis has developed over 260 projects, with a portfolio exceeding 12 GW and an additional 13 GW in the pipeline. This growth is propelled by their transition from a clean energy developer to an independent power producer, diversifying into decarbonization solutions including clean hydrogen [source]. Key to their success is the investment from Antin Infrastructure Partners, enabling new decarbonization solutions and a $1 billion investment agreement in 2023 for portfolio expansion [source]. These factors collectively position Origis Energy as a leader in its field, driving the transition to a carbon-free future.

8. New Fortress Energy

NFE operates as a major seller of natural gas, with a growing global network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) gasification terminals. The company has had 11 regasification terminals and 14 facilities either operating or under development, alongside a fleet of 20 gas transport ships [source]. NFE's recent acquisition of a 1.6 GW, 15-year contracted power asset in Brazil strengthens its position in one of the fastest-growing economies. This move aligns with the company’s strategy to vertically integrate and optimize its assets, thereby driving long-term shareholder value [source]. These strategic expansions and investments in LNG infrastructure, coupled with long-term supply contracts, position New Fortress Energy as a pivotal player in the global energy transition, contributing to its recognition as a top company in its sector in 2024.

9. Ellevio

As Sweden's second-largest electricity distributor, Ellevio provides power to nearly 940,000 customers, demonstrating significant reach and impact. The company has significantly invested in weatherproofing its network, with 84% of its local grid consisting of underground cables by the end of 2021, enhancing resilience and reliability [source]. Key to Ellevio's success is its recent acquisition of the power grid for Markbygden 1101, Europe's largest wind farm, showcasing its commitment to renewable energy and the green transition [source]. These combined efforts underscore Ellevio's leadership in sustainable energy solutions and infrastructure development, contributing to its recognition as a top company in the energy & infrastructure sectors in 2024.

10. Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners

Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) is committed to transforming urban life and creating long-term value through innovative infrastructure solutions. One of SIP's notable achievements is its investment in the construction of the "largest residential virtual power plant in the world." This project, a 550-MW network of distributed energy resources spread across California, emphasizes SIP's focus on sustainable and resilient infrastructure [source]. Additionally, SIP's dedication to addressing critical challenges such as urbanization, sustainability, and climate change through technology-enabled infrastructure underscores its role as a leader in the industry. The company's ambitious projects and strategic vision in technology integration within infrastructure projects contribute to its recognition as a top company in its sector in 2024 [source].


This report encapsulates the transformative strides of leading companies in the industry. Each entity, backed by substantial investments, is at the forefront of driving innovation within the sector.

ReNew Power is celebrated for its renewable energy portfolio and social contributions. Vår Energi excels in oil and gas, expanding exploration activities. SVOLT Energy Technology from China is making strides in the battery industry with its advanced "Short Blade" cell technology. Sunrun leads residential solar services, bolstered by its solar panel leasing options. Queensland Gas Company is a key player in coal seam gas production and LNG supply. Octopus Energy disrupts the market with renewable energy solutions and customer-focused services. Origis Energy is a top clean energy developer, venturing into clean hydrogen. New Fortress Energy specializes in LNG with a growing global presence. Ellevio invests in weatherproofing its network and renewable energy projects like Europe's largest wind farm. Lastly, Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners is at the forefront of sustainable urban infrastructure development with projects like a large-scale virtual power plant.

These companies are pivotal in setting new industry standards and driving the future of energy and infrastructure globally.

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