Energy Access Booster

Lisa Ringhofer

1) About

The Energy Access Booster supports entrepreneurs in the field of energy access in Africa focusing on green mini-grids, sustainable mobility, refrigeration (cooling or cold storage) or energy for drinking water and agriculture. The partners are Total (a global integrated energy producer and provider), ENEA Consulting (a strategic advisory consulting firm specialised in energy and environmental transition), Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Acumen.

2) Thematic Interest

  • Entrepreneurship support
  • Smart energy (focus on mini-grids)
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Energy for drinking water and agriculture

3) Focus Countries

Their Booster Program is open to entrepreneurs across the globe. However, the project must take place in Sub-saharan Africa.

4) Application Procedure

The Energy Booster Program will select up to five selected entrepreneurs who will benefit from a selection of the following support, depending of their needs and the support capacity of each partner: a strategic advisory consulting mission; a financial contribution of maximum $50,000 per selected entrepreneur; operational support and potentially local support; and visibility of the project. There is a specific application window open and application is done online.

5) Contact

E: please use the online contact form