Fast-track Innovation for Energy Transition

A hybrid, high-pace, equity-free accelerator for mature startups.

Centered on the needs of advanced startups, the program is designed to spur co-innovation and acceleration through energy partnerships.

Leading energy organizations are committed to working with startups on solving their clean energy and decarbonization challenges. Industry and thought leaders from around the world will mentor on topics of energy, digital technology, investment, public policy, innovation, advanced research and more.

Accelerating innovation for a clean energy future: Startups for the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0 announced


Startups focused on:

  • Asset and Equipment Carbon Efficiency Optimization

  • Blockchain Authentication and Transparency

  • Carbon Accounting

  • Carbon Capture, Utility and Storage (CCUS)

  • Carbon & Emissions Monitoring and Tracking

  • Climate Modeling

  • Desalination

  • Economic Hydrogen Generation, Transport and Use

  • Energy Storage

  • Geothermal Optimization

  • Material Science-Store Gases (MOFs)

  • Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

  • Regenerative Agriculture and Forestry

  • Renewable Energy Intermittency Technologies

  • Smart Grids

  • Solar Energy

  • Wind Energy

Other challenge spaces identified by AWS and supporting organizations via needs assessments.


What’s in it for you


Up to$100K

Mentorship and Networking

  • Mentorship from industry experts and leaders
  • Hands-on assistance with AWS Cloud
  • Exclusive networking and collaboration

Business Opportunities

  • Pilot designed phase with Energy partners
  • Pilot alignment using Amazon’s Working Backwards mechanism


How it works

Applications Open

07 March 2022

Applications Close

04 April 2022

Virtual Pitch

13 & 14 April 2022

Final Selections

22 April 2022

Accelerator Program

25 April – 26 May 2022

Innovation Showcase

02 June 2022
in Lisbon, Portugal

Piloting Phase

06 June – 31 October 2022


Top 12

Selected Startups


We are excited to invite you to the Innovation Showcase for the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0. The event will feature 12 Clean Energy startups selected from 424 innovators from 58 countries.

The Innovation Showcase will be an interactive, in-person, can’t miss event! The 12 selected startups and others in the Clean Energy and Climate Tech space will exhibit their latest products and solutions. The event will feature presentations, panel discussions and Q&A from the accelerator startups, Amazon, private and public sectors, and leading energy companies.


Supported by

Additional partners will be added.


Startups we’ve collaborated with

Learn more about the inaugural Clean Energy Accelerator