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TEPCO unveils global accelerator program for energy startups

It is joined by 7 other international utilities.

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) has announced that Free Electrons, a global accelerator program for innovative energy-related startups, selected its first cohort of 12 innovative energy startups, selected from 450 applications across 51 countries.

This exclusive list of startups is disrupting their respective energy sectors including grid operations, renewable energy, electric vehicles and home energy management. Free Electrons is a platform to propel their solutions to the global stage with the support of eight international utilities: TEPCO, AusNet Services, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Electricity Supply Board, Energias de Portugal, innogy, Origin Energy, and Singapore Power. Startups will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local ecosystems delivered through three uniquely structured week-long modules in Silicon Valley, Lisbon, Dublin and Singapore.

Free Electrons 2017 Cohort --

Smart Grid:
1. DEPsys
2. DataGlen Technologies
3. Greencom Networks

E-Mobility:
1. Driivz

Clean Energy:
1. BeON
2. HST Solar
3. EthosGen

Energy Management:
1. climote
2. OhmConnect
3. Simple Energy
4. Tempus Energy

Cyber Security:
1. Aperio Systems

This program is designed for startups to further refine their products and services, with the potential of testing, developing and offering them into a global customer base of 73 million. These international industry leaders will offer expertise, resources and access to their respective customer bases in exchange for investment and partnership opportunities.
 

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