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Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge

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Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021 at 23h59 [GMT+8] 

Share your idea or solution that can contribute to lowering energy consumption, reducing energy bills at the household or industrial level, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating jobs, or reducing demand for energy imports.

If you have an innovative business idea or solution that can contribute to lowering energy consumption, reducing energy bills at the household or industrial level, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating jobs, or reducing demand for energy imports, we want to hear from you!

Eligibility

The applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Relevance to energy efficiency issues in the region
  2. Unique business proposition to contribute to energy efficiency
  3. Technological innovation
  4. National or regional scalability

Benefits

  • Certificate and Title of Grand Prize Winner of CAREC’s 2nd EIF start-up competition
  • Exclusive feature of the start-up company on CAREC Energy’s web portal (www.carecenergy.org)
  • Participation in the next EIF
  • Prospect for inclusion in CAREC’s upcoming green energy financing platform as part of the CAREC Green Energy Alliance (disclaimer: this platform is yet to be established and the time of its launch is unknown at present; certain criteria will have to be fulfilled to benefit from this prize)

Application Procedure

The proposal should be submitted on or before Nov 1, 2021 with a deadline set at 23:59 [GMT +8]. The following content should be provided: 

  • Video Pitch: Upload a max 2-minute video pitch highlighting the product/ business idea and how it contributes to energy efficiency
  • Presentation: Upload a power point presentation of max. 12 slides presenting your company.  Please provide the presentation in PDF format. 

Who can join? 

  • Companies not older than 5 years with less than 100 employees
  • Operating or based in CAREC countries (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan)

Official Website: Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge

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