Clean Energy Venture Summit 2010


Applications due


Competition Organizer

Austin Energy and the Clean Energy Incubator

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Technology - Green
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible
Startup companies that have breakthrough clean energy technologies. This year, the summit specifically looking for companies focused on the following areas:
  1. Energy management
  2. Building-integrated energy efficiency technologies 
  3. Smart appliances 
  4. Energy information systems
  5. Smart resource management (electricity, water, gas and waste)
  6. Distributed energy storage
  7. Distributed fueling for transportation 
  8. Electric vehicles
  9. Software and communication technologies
Important Dates

Applications are being accepted through August 18, 2010. The top 20 companies will be selected to present at the summit on September 30, 2010 in Austin, Texas.

Competition Prizes

The grand prize winner's technology will receive a chance for validation in Austin's $10.4M DOE smart-grid/smart-home demonstration project. The top five finalists will receive one-on-one discussions with the Pecan Street Project technology selection team and Austin Energy.

Other Info

Competitors will present their innovations to venture capitalists, angel investors and potential strategic investors as well as decision makers from Austin Energy, local government and the Pecan Street Project, the nation's most ambitious city-wide clean energy laboratory.