Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated announced today the launch of Free Electrons, a global accelerator program for innovative energy-related startups in collaboration with seven other major utilities around the world: AusNet Services, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Electricity Supply Board, Energias de Portugal, innogy, Origin Energy, and Singapore Power.
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.
Interested applicants can apply for the Free Electrons program at www.freelectrons.co and the application deadline is February 28, 2017. The selection period will take place in March and the selected startups will be announced in April 2017.
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