Nestled within the budding town of Mayuge, Uganda, Annet Kyomugisha was used to spending UGX 1,000 per day to buy kerosene lamps as a source of light for her home. In the district of Mayuge, this is about 15% of a family’s monthly income, but options are limited – 78% of Uganda’s population lacks access to electricity and 53% relies on kerosene lamps for light.
The Clean Fight New York is proud to announce its inaugural corporate and investor partners who have joined to support scaling clean energy startups and clean building innovators in New York State while building back better during ongoing recovery from COVID-19.
ENVenture has been recognized by the Ashden Awards amongst some of the world’s most practical and scalable low carbon innovators in last-mile distribution. The ENVenture program is a runner up of the Ashden Award for System Innovation for Energy Access.
The EV and Battery Challenge (EVBC) is a global startup innovation program aimed to accelerate startups building battery and electric vehicle technologies. Up to ten startups will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with LG Chem, Hyundai Motor Company, and Kia Motors Corporation to develop sponsored proof of concept projects while leveraging their technical expertise, resources and laboratories.