WHAT IS eNERGYPRENEURS
eNERGYPRENEURS IS A ALLIANCE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM SUPPORTING YOUTH-TALENT NEW AND EMERGING SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES.
Young people are our engines of innovation who are ready to contribute solutions for a
healthy environment, safe climate and thriving clean economy. The goal of eNERGYPRENEURS is to unlock, accelerate and support the natural innovative tendencies of youth to foster a generation of climate and development leaders that are collaborative implementer of green solutions.
ACCELERATING GREEN eNERGY INNOVATION:
eNERGYPRENEURS is a sixteen-week global green entrepreneurship accelerator and competition open to youth between the ages of 18 and 40. Youth may submit their idea for a solution that positively impacts the future of sustainable energy; water and sanitation; sustainable landscapes; or green smart city development.
These priority themes reflect the urgent issues impeding growth in developing countries in the context of green eNERGY growth, global climate change, and access to electricity in the poorest countries has begun to accelerate, energy efficiency continues to improve and renewable energy is making gains in electricity sector. “800 million people remain without electricity while access to clean cooking fuels and technologies needs dedicated attention. In addition, if Sustainable Development Goals”. Its intentional broadness is expected to ensure maximum inclusion of creative and innovative ideas from around the world.
Key features of the program are 1) a series of webinars, 2) business plan competition, and 3) mentorship/small-scale project funding for the winners of the program to take their ideas from conversation to tangible impact.