Face to face with the SET Award 2019 winners

Posted on 23 May 2019

Winners come from Australia, Germany, Sweden and Uganda. Innovations from hydrogen electrolysis to bamboo briquette. Over 450 applications received from 80 countries

The winners of the international SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection have been selected: Enapter (Germany) in the category Low-Carbon Energy Production; Planet Ark Power (Australia) in the category Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber Security; Blixt (Sweden) in the category Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices & Storage; Bodawerk (Uganda) in the category Innovative Mobility and Divine Bamboo (Uganda) in the category Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG7.

The 100 best start-ups (#SET100) will have the opportunity to present themselves in September in Abu Dhabi at the 24th World Energy Congress, the flagship triennial event of the World Energy Council.

More information on the 24th World Energy Congress can be found at: www.wec24.org. Meet the winners in the videos below!

Enapter, Germany (Category 1: Low-Carbon Energy Production): Enapter designs and manufactures highly efficient hydrogen generators.

Planet Ark Power, Australia (Category 2: Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber Security): Planet Ark Power has developed a technology that allows more solar power to be integrated into the distribution grid.

Blixt, Sweden (Category 3: Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices & Storage): Blixt develops circuit breakers that enable numerous smart metering and smart grid solutions.

Bodawerk, Uganda (Category 4: Innovative Mobility): Bodawerk develops solutions for sustainable e-mobility in East Africa, based on the most common means of transport there: the motorcycle, called Boda Boda.

Divine Bamboo, Uganda (Category 5: Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG7): As a social enterprise, Divine Bamboo operates and promotes the sustainable cultivation of fast-growing bamboo for the sale and production of clean charcoal and briquettes.