Digital Solar & Storage Startup Awards 2018

The challenges of the energy transition are manifold – and so are the solutions. With digitalisation and storage being the backbone of a New Energy World, SolarPower Europe is looking for the brightest business ideas in this field.  At the Digital Solar & Storage 2018 Conference, SolarPower Europe will present the first Digital Solar & Storage 2018 Start-up Award.

Who can apply?

The competition will be open to early start-ups active in the field of digitalization and solar storage. The companies applying need to fit the following requirements:

  • less than 10 employees;
  • VC-backed/Pre-profit (not yet making revenues from product sales).

Timeline

The competition will open on 18 September and close on 31 October. A longlist with 8 companies will be published on 7 November and a shortlist of 4 companies will be published on 15 November. The voting will take place at the Digital Solar & Storage conference on 4 December, followed by the award ceremony. The prize money is 5000 euros.

How to Apply?

Interested early start-ups have to send a 3-page presentation explaining their business idea. The jury will evaluate the incoming presentations, select 8 companies for a longlist, which will all receive a free entry ticket to the 2-day event.  Of these, the jury will shortlist 4 companies that will be offered the opportunity to present their business idea to the audience of the Digital Solar & Storage 2018 Conference. The winner will be selected through a vote by the audience.

Please send your presentation to Charlotte at c.otten@solarpowereurope.org before 31 October.

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