What is the Free Electrons Accelerator Programme

Free Electrons is an alliance of energy accelerators and utilities that are committed to supporting energy entrepreneurs and start-ups to transform the energy market with next-generation ideas. In only two years, the programme has established itself as the world-leading innovation platform for energy-related startups.

Free Electrons addresses and solves real innovation challenges, and generates business opportunities. Its quality and impact on the participating startups and utilities have been growing in each edition.

ESB hosts 2019 Free Electrons Dublin Bootcamp

Thirty energy start-ups from across the globe descended upon Dublin on April 2 to compete in an intensive bootcamp event, with each vying for a spot on the international Free Electrons Programme. Fifteen companies were selected to participate in the three-module phase. 

Who is part of the Free Electrons  Accelerator Programme?

Free Electrons is an alliance of energy accelerators and utilities that are committed to supporting energy entrepreneurs and start-ups to transform the energy market with next-generation ideas. Each of the utilities is committed to co-creating future energy solutions with these start-ups. The collaborative nature and spirit of the programme has brought together partnerships between all stakeholders and innovators of the programme and will continue as pilots mature into long-term contracts and investment. Free Electrons is once again backed by an international alliance of utilities: