The SET initiative invites start-ups around the world to present their business ideas
The international ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) initiative invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2019. The third round of the award for business ideas in the energy transition and climate protection was launched during World Energy Week in Milan, Italy, by Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency – in cooperation with the World Energy Council.
Applications can be submitted in five different categories:
1. Low-Carbon Energy Production,
2. Intelligent Grids, Platforms and Cyber Security,
3. Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices and Storage,
4. Innovative Mobility,
5. Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG-7.
In each category, the three most promising applicants will be invited to pitch their ideas at the annual summit of the SET initiative, the SET Tech Festival.
Illustration Photo: Stella Lux, the positive energy family car. This means Stella Lux is so efficient that it generates more energy than consumes during the entire year (credits: Solar Team Eindhoven / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))