Crowdfunding for energy projects
Growing numbers of energy enterprises are turning to crowdfunding to kick-start their businesses. But whether this is the best route for energy start-ups in the developing world is unknown, so we are conducting in-depth research and analysis to find out.
Experimenting with innovation prizes
For many years, governments have used prizes as a way of encouraging technological innovation. But do innovation prizes work in a development context? We are working to find out, by designing and testing prizes for companies involved in energy access.
Incubating climate technology start-ups
We help energy start-ups with new ideas for building an economy that is green and resilient to climate change. Through business incubation, training and advice, the 34 companies we’ve already supported are now more able to turn these ideas into a reality.