Free Electrons Bootcamp 2021 has come to a close. 35 startups met with our world-leading Utilities during four intensive days of exploration and networking, with key focus on evaluating mutual fit to collaborate and work together.
But only a few can move forward in the program, and the top 15 of the 2021 edition have been selected. The next phase will see startups meet at the Master Module to dive into greater learning, training, pitching and to focus on matching solutions with concrete challenges, setting up for first pilots together:
Camus Energy | USA
Camus Energy is building an open-source software platform to enable the future Distribution System Operator (DSO). Camus’ platform empowers industry leaders to safely and strategically manage a rapidly changing grid environment..
DABBEL – Automation Intelligence | Germany
The DABBEL AI is a pure software solution that replaces the manual control of the existing Building Management Systems in commercial buildings with Artificial Intelligence
Duckt | Estonia
Duckt, is a universal micromobility infrastructure solution. You can dock, lock and charge any vehicle in one spot, easy to scale and adaptable with your urban mobility needs.
Electron (UK) | United Kingdom
Electron’s solution is a configurable platform for local flexibility markets. Our software enables companies such as network utilities, municipal suppliers and others to launch and operate markets, communicate with distributed energy resources through price signals, and optimize their combined use of renewable generation or network capacity.
eSmart Systems | Norway
Our flagship product Grid Vision – an AI-assisted, end-to-end powerline inspection management tool – was first released in 2016 and is currently in use by more than 30 utilities in Europe and the US.
FiberSense | Australia
We sensorise existing installed Fiber Optic cables (usually telco fiber in cities, or for subsea High Voltage lines dark fiber installed along the cable, for overhead OPGW fiber is usually already available)
FSIGHT – Energy Flows | Israel
State-of-the-art artificial intelligence software solutions for the energy market. FSIGHT’s AI technology platform is specifically built to take advantage of the new decentralized energy market and smart metering data to increase revenues and reduce costs.
Gilytics | Switzerland
Gilytics delivers a Cloud GIS-based platform and service solution allowing users to calculate alternative routes for power lines, pipelines, roads, and railways, helping energy, engineering and transport companies save time, money and CO2 with better data, visuals, and communication to grow.
Gridcognition | Australia
Creates a sophisticated digital twin of your existing and future energy projects, running thousands of simulations in a single click, optimising technology & commercial decisions across far more variables than was previously possible, to drive the best possible environmental and financial outcomes.
gridX | Germany
gridX uses edge and cloud services to develop digital solutions for smart charging and energy management to make renewable energy accessible to all, independent of manufacturers.
KelTech IoT | Ireland
Our Dual Distributed Network (DDN) solution optimises the deployment of communication networks by combining electricity and fibre in an ‘all-digital’ solution using Digital Electricity.
Plexigrid | Sweden
Plexigrid develops network management platforms for DSOs and distributed resources management platforms for retailers and aggregators.
Prescinto Technologies Pvt Ltd | India
Prescinto’s AI-powered SaaS platform collects solar plant data, applies data science models to identify causes for underperformance, and suggests work orders to increase power generation.
REBASE Energy | Sweden
Rebase Energy provides data and digital tools for forecasting, optimisation and trading of weather-dependent distributed energy resources.
Zinier | USA
Low-code Field Service Automation Platform, powered by AI. We empower field service organizations to reach their full potential, delivering always-on service, while future-proofing for the unexpected.
Congratulations! This year Free Electrons has seen many quality and impactful solutions. To be one of the 15 startups among hundreds of applicants is certainly a great achievement.