Supporting energy startups worldwide

We connect the global energy startup ecosystem and accelerate the uptake of disruptive energy solutions.



New energy technologies are disrupting the world’s energy systems, powered by innovations in renewables, energy efficiency, software, and financing mechanisms. The shift promises to unlock trillions in wealth and economic development, divert the worst impacts of climate change, and empower millions of people who currently don’t have access to energy.

Startups are the engine driving this shift and our mission is to support thousands more.


We provide an overview of all support programs available for energy startups around the world and help you navigate the global clean energy startup ecosystem.

Join our global community of clean energy incubators and accelerators and share your recruiting campaigns, deadlines and events.

We help you identify new energy solutions and technologies around the world and facilitate collaboration and deals between you and the world’s most promising startups.

We enable energy entrepreneurs to provide solution for communities who lack access to energy, mitigate climate change and improve the environment.


Our innovative programs and events enable effective collaboration between startups, accelerators and corporations.
  • New Energy Nexus Southeast Asia is a support initiative focused on creating scalable smart energy startups.

    New Energy Nexus Southeast Asia

    Unlocking a Smart Energy Future

  • An annual gathering of leading clean energy incubators and accelerators focused on supporting the success of the next 100,000 clean energy startups.

    Accelerate Energy Summit

    A Global Community of Change Agents

February 21, Clean Energy Trust

First Portfolio Company Acquisition: SPLT Acquired by Bosch

Clean Energy Trust (CET) is excited to announce that Bosch, the global automotive and electronics firm based in Germany, has acquired portfolio company SPLT, an enterprise mobility startup based in Detroit.

The acquisition is our first “exit” since we began making seed investments in 2014, demonstrating the “full-circle” vision of our revolving fund model. Proceeds from the investment have been returned to CET’s fund and will be repatriated to capitalize future investments in 2018 and beyond.

  • Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) is pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts for the Thematic Track sessions for ACEF 2018 is NOW OPEN. The inclusive Call for Abstracts process ACEF undertakes each year allows practitioners across the region, and the world, to offer their latest experiences and lessons learned during the Main Forum.

  • Ameren Accelerator

    March 9, 2018
    St. Louis, MO

  • The Spark Accelerator

    March 16, 2018

  • Elemental Excelerator Cohort 7

    March 30, 2018

    As a growth accelerator program, EEx is looking for later-stage companies that are ready to scale their impact. EEx is requiring a Quick Application as a first gate to ensure applicants meet minimum criteria – two full time employees and an operating prototype. EEx will invite qualified applicants to fill out a full application on a rolling basis.

  • Japan Energy Challenge

    April 1, 2018

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