Free Electrons 2023

Startup of The Year

The Free Electrons program propels startups into the energy space, through direct connection with some of the world’s largest utility partners and their ecosystems. Promoting and supporting their alumni throughout the course of their time in the program and in future years. Free Electrons participants have worked together on projects resulting in USD $23million in pilots, $32million in deployments and $32million in direct investment – total deals to date exceed USD $87million.

Awarded by 2023 the Free Electrons Utility Partners, AEP, CLP, EDP, E.ON, ESB, Hydro Quebec and Origin Energy, the Free Electrons Startup of the Year is characterised by breakthrough innovation, most potential to influence positive change and perceived impactful contribution towards shaping the future energy landscape – leaving the program with multiple pilot projects and taking with them a valuable network of partners, experts and fellow start-ups.


Granular Energy

Founded: 2021

Founders: Bruno Menu, Samuel Cheptou, Toby Ferenczi.

About Granular Energy:

Through innovative software solutions and forward-thinking energy programs, Granular Energy empowers both energy providers and end-customers to achieve their sustainability goals. As a leader in the energy transition, Granular Energy is driving a renewable-first and focused system to shape a cleaner, greener tomorrow.

In the pursuit of a carbon-free electricity system, Granular Energy pioneers a transformative vision. By leveraging robust, tradeable, time-stamped energy certificates, Granular Energy is at the forefront of driving massive investments in clean energy technologies. The focus is on creating a transparent and dynamic marketplace that provides crucial price signals for energy storage and flexibility, ultimately propelling the transition towards a sustainable energy future.

Links of interest: website, LinkedIn.

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