Battery energy storage

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show

A team of students from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya walked off as winners at African Utility Week, with R20 000 in prize money for an innovative concept to provide equitable energy access to remote villages based on, among others, “Uber(ising) solar energy.”
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Industry leaders and academic talents meet at African Utility Week

Enel Foundation supported the largest gathering of African power industry leaders who recently convened in Cape Town for the 2019 African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa events.
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African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa: Day 3 highlights

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa are two of the biggest shows on the continent, and highlights both the new technologies, and opportunities in rapidly developing markets. Here are the highlights from Day 3.
UK renewables

Initiate! Innovation African style

Cyndhu Sriram and Abdur-Rahmaan Loonat participated in the Initiate! programme at European Utility Week 2018. Smart Energy International gained their...
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Start-ups need agile, fast strategies, not just funding

Smart Energy International's Errol Bryce met with Mr. William Feng, board member and angel investor at Vertech Capital. The company offers strategic and financial services to tech start-ups iin sectors like blockchain, AI, robotics, new energy and emerging technologies in the APAC, South East Asia and Europe.
UGANDA

Rwandan startup to provide solar-powered digital services to low income Ugandans

ARED, the Rwanda based Platform as a Service start-up known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar powered kiosks, has set...
cybersecurity innovation

Enel launches new start-up innovation hub in US

Enel has announced the opening of its newest Innovation Hub in Boston at Greentown Labs, the largest clean-tech startup incubator in the United States.

£25m in funding available to drive UK low-carbon vehicle tech

UK businesses with innovative research and development projects that can support the development and supply of zero-emission vehicles in the long term are being offered a share of £25 million in funding.
Shell ventures

Shell and partners launch fourth edition of New Energy Challenge

The competition seeks to develop young companies with innovative proposals that will contribute to the energy transition. Entries are still open.
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Early Stage start-ups secure special access to Texas entrepreneurs

Austin’s Capital Factory awarded three early stage start-ups focused on cleantech a collective $300,000 at EarthX’s E-Capital Summit.

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