FREE ELECTRONS
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WELCOME TO FREE ELECTRONS

Free Electrons is the global energy startup accelerator program that connects the world’s most promising startups with leading utility companies to co-create the future of energy. The program is an opportunity for later stage energy startups to gain access to the utility customers that can help them scale and expand into new markets around the world.

 

The power utility partners in Free Electrons are leaders in the clean energy transition, delivering cutting edge solutions to over 73 million customers in 40 countries around the planet with sales in excess of $148 billion.

VISION
A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

We envision a future where smart, clean and accessible energy will transform every aspect of our lives.

 

Free Electrons drives next-generation ideas in clean energy, energy efficiency, e-mobility, digitization, and on-demand customer services.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR MY STARTUP?
INTERNATIONAL MARKET EXPEDITION
3 WEEKS
Startups chosen for Free Electrons get exposure to US, Europe and Asian markets through three separate week-long ‘customer adoption’ modules in Silicon Valley, Lisbon/Dublin and Singapore.
PILOT EXPLORATION
ON-GOING
Each module is structured to facilitate ongoing conversations between startups and utilities to seed pilot projects, investments and other commercial relationships.
MENTORSHIP SUPPORT
ON-GOING
Each start-up benefits from mentorship support for the entire duration of the program.
$200,000 IN CASH PRIZES
DUBLIN & SINGAPORE

Twelve startups will compete for two cash prize opportunities. First, there will be a “Best Elevator Pitch” contest in Dublin during Module 2 for $25,000. Second, startups will be evaluated on their performance throughout the program for the coveted inaugural “Free Electrons World’s Best Energy Startup” award during Module 3 in Singapore for $175,000.

Register for informational webinars with the Free Electrons program managers on Feb 22, 24 and 27 (newly added).
WE ARE RECRUITING

FROM THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

CLEAN ENERGY

SMART GRIDS

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

ENERGY MANAGEMENT

E-MOBILITY

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION

IoT AND DIGITIZATION

ENERGY ACCESS

STRONG INDUSTRY COMMITMENT

Eight utilities committed to accelerating the clean energy transition have teamed up with a global network of clean energy accelerators. Why? To find and support the best startups all around the world that are ready to co-pilot the way towards a future where energy is smart, clean and easily accessible to everyone on earth.

UTILITY PARTNERS

ACCELERATOR PARTNERS

WHY FREE ELECTRONS?

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