Welcome to Free Electrons and thank you for applying!
Free Electrons is an open innovation program focused on the energy sector where selected startups have the chance to work alongside 10 Global Energy Utilities to deliver cutting edge solutions and co-create the future of energy.
With a focus on working together to pilot projects, commercially deploy products and facilitate investment opportunities, the program has been highly successful connecting investors with the participating startups and the 10 utilities have frequently added alumni to their portfolio of invested startups. Startups are also in the running for the prize of USD 200,000 – no strings attached.
If you are successful, you will need to commit to attending four global week long modules over the course of one year:
Bootcamp - Module 1 - Module 2 - Module 3.
Before completing this application form, please visit our website - www.freeelectrons.org - and make sure you tailor your responses based on your understanding of the program. The Utilities will be assessing your application based on your fit for their needs, market suitability, product, team, business model, pilot readiness, fit with the program and... their gut feeling. Take your time! It's important to get to know them well.
Please note, once your application has been submitted, The Utilities will be able to review immediately. Any edits made subsequent to your initial submission are unlikely to be reviewed.
Good luck! An amazing journey awaits you.