SolarPower Europe
Solar Startup Awards 2021

There is consensus that solar power will be the key technology to electrify a carbon neutral world.

 

While the challenges of the energy transition are manifold, so are the solutions. As the European solar sector’s association and the publisher of the Global Market Outlook for Solar Power, SolarPower Europe is again looking for the world’s brightest solar business ideas in this field.

 

The winners of SolarPower Europe’s  Solar Startup Awards 2021 will be voted at the upcoming SolarPower Summit.


Competition
The voting will take place at the SolarPower Summit 2021 on 11 May. The prize money is 5000 €.

 

 

Who is eligible to participate?
For the Solar Startup Awards 2021, we invite startups active in the vast field of solar power – from solar power generation devices, solar system components including technologies, such as battery storage that support the flexibility of solar power, to innovative solar business models based on digital solutions. Startups must have a proven traction and employ no more than 20 FTEs.


Timeline

  • 09/03/2021 – Competition opens
  • 21/04/2021 – Deadline for Applications
  • 28/04/2021 – Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates
  • 05/05/2021 – Announcement of Finalists
  • 11/05/2021 – Finalists presentations at SolarPower Summit and Awards Selection


Prizes

Winner
➜ Wins 5000 euros (sponsored by Enerparc)
➜ Free start-up exhibition spot at The Smarter E Europe 2021 in Munich (sponsored by The Smarter E Europe)
➜ Opportunity to pitch live on the virtual stage at the Solar Startup session of the SolarPower Summit 2021
➜ 1 year of free membership at SolarPower Europe
➜ Name and website of the company on the SolarPower Summit 2021 website


Top 4: Finalists
➜ Opportunity to pitch live on the virtual stage at the Solar Startup session of the SolarPower Summit 2021
➜ 1 year of free membership at SolarPower Europe
➜ Name and website of the company on the SolarPower Summit 2021 website


Top 10: Shortlist

➜ Name and website of the company included in Solar Startup Awards 2021 List on the SolarPower Summit 2021 website

 

Application
To apply please click here and fill in the form by 21/04/2021.

Please do not hesitate to contact Victoria Angelova at v.angelova@solarpowereurope.org  for any questions or comments.

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Previous winners (2020, 2019, 2018)