Clean Technology

Lending, financing, FX, and more for clean tech companies

We work with businesses around the world that manufacture, market, and develop clean technology products and services. Our customers include businesses that specialize in:

  • Electric and low-emission Vehicles
  • Energy production, including solar, wind, and biomass
  • Smart grid applications
  • Water efficiency

We help our customers achieve their long-term financial goals by providing a full suite of banking services combined with in-depth industry knowledge. Our products and services include:

  • Traditional commercial bank services (lending, treasury management, foreign exchange, letters of credit, interest rate hedging, trade financing)
  • Renewable project installation financing
  • Other industry-specific financing

Our team of 13 banking professionals has deep cleantech industry experience gained across a multitude of financial firms. We are active industry participants, and are sponsors of several cleantech-focused initiatives, including the Innovation Incubator, a $10 million environmental grant program for clean technology startups.

Since 2007, Wells Fargo has provided more than $27 billion in financing towards a $30 billion target in environmentally sustainable businesses by 2020, including:

  • $4 billion in solar and wind project investments
  • $9 billion to support LEED-certified and other green buildings
  • Other loans and investments for environmentally beneficial business opportunities

We also offer investment and insurance services for cleantech businesses.