CleanTech Impact Challenge
A startup competition to celebrate small businesses solving for a clean energy future.
Brought to you by the TechUnited CleanTech Alliance and founding sponsor, PSEG.
Are you powering the future?
Together with PSEG, the TechUnited CleanTech Alliance presents the CleanTech Impact Challenge to encourage energy efficiency and energy equity for New Jersey, propelled by technology & innovation.
Startups working on innovative solutions to promote and create energy efficiency and energy equity are encouraged to apply.
Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, small businesses need help more than ever. If your company, is addressing a clean energy future, apply now and let’s propel your solution.
If your company wants to join the TechUnited CleanTech Alliance to propel innovation in NJ, be in touch.
Why CleanTech Matters Now, More Than Ever
Why CleanTech Matters Now, More Than Ever | Webinar
April 23, 2020
Ralph Izzo, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, PSEG
Andrew Yang, former Democratic Presidential candidate
Aaron Price, CEO, NJ Tech Council.
Reduce Electricity & Gas Usage
Create a product or service that allows residential, low-income or small business users to monitor and reduce their electricity or gas usage.
Drive Energy Efficiency
Create a product or service that increases the uptake of utility-provided energy efficiency products and services to hard-to-reach low-income residential, as well as small business customers.
Address Workforce Development
Create an innovative approach to recruiting and training the new workforce that will be needed to execute the clean energy future.
Details & Requirements
- Solution must address at least one Challenge Statement (above)
- While not required, scores are weighted to give preference to companies based in NJ that create jobs in NJ. Companies everywhere are encouraged to apply
- Company must be under $2M in annual revenue
- Applications close August 31, 2020
Submit your Application
Semi-Finalists Match With Executive Mentors
Semi-Finalists Fast-Tracked For Corporate Review
Finalists Press Interviews Conducted
Finalists Pitch Selection Committee
$50,000 prize is awarded at Propelify
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What is the CleanTech Alliance?
The TechUnited CleanTech Alliance is a corporate alliance committed to fast-track innovation, ignite collaboration, and propel the future of clean energy.
Alliance members benefit from:
- Exposure and recognition as a tech leader
- Access to early stage startups & innovation
- Integration into the full suite of experiences that the TechUnited products for members & the larger NJ business community
The CleanTech Alliances focuses on supporting the innovation community through:
- Corporate pilots & partnerships
- Educational forums
- Networking events
- Impact challenges & innovation programs