Clean Energy Accelerator

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Clean Energy Accelerator 4.0 | Generative AI Edition

Centered on the needs of enterprises looking to accelerate their energy transition through emerging technologies.

A high-velocity, non-equity dilutive enterprise accelerator designed to spur co-innovation through partnerships and trials between leading Energy, Utilities & Industrial corporations and clean energy & climate tech innovators. Calling startups, scale-ups, and small medium businesses developing breakthrough technologies to collaboration with larger companies to help achieve their net zero goal, aligning with global sustainability objectives.

Clean Energy Accelerator 4.0 Focus Areas

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Amazon Operations Sustainability
Low-Cost Low Carbon Building Materials | Supply chain decarbonization | |Electrification of diesel generators & equipment, (batteries, fuel cells etc.) | Heat recovery from data centers | Recycling of electrical equipment at End of Life | AI & ML solutions for sorting waste (packaging and other) | Battery recycling / storage solutions | Affordable Low Carbon Fuels | Battery electric vehicle (BEV)/Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) vehicle or e-axle production | Other
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Generative AI for Clean Energy
Intelligent Optimization of Grid Performance | Inspection of Infrastructure | Defect Detection | Predictive Maintenance | Infrastructure Planning | Mapping | Modelling | Subsurface Simulation of Carbon Storage | Virtual Power Plants | Renewable Energy Integration | Optimization of EV infrastructure Planning | Underground Exploration (geological hydrogen, materials for renewables, etc.) | Solutions that trace the origin of feed to low carbon fuels | chain of custody technology | Solutions for Environmental Product Declarations | Other
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Water Tech Acceleration
Water Generation (Desalinization, Atmospheric Water Generation, Harvesting, Etc.) | Water Recovery for Industrial Use |Water Circularity | Water Purification | Water Regeneration | Reduce Consumption in Industrial Processes | Waste Water Management and Treatment for Industrial Use | Zero-Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Technologies to Concentrate | Waste | Water Monitoring | Leak Detection | Predictive Analytics | Remote Sensing | Reduce Freshwater Harvesting/Water Stress | Enhanced Water Quality | Extraction Of Critical Minerals from Wastewater | Water Footprint Tracking | Other Applications
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Energy Storage
Second Life Battery Solutions | Battery recycling | Long Duration Battery Storage | Zinc & Abundant Material Based Storage | Flexible Batteries | Portable Storage | Fast Charging | Digital and AI Applications | Battery Management Systems | Thermal Energy Storage | Kinetic Energy Storage Systems | Other
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Grid Modernization & Security
24/7 carbon-free authentication and traceability I Power grid resilience | Grid resource allocation I Real-time demand management | Trading | Smart device management | Marketplaces | Digital and Al applications | Energy infrastructure security | Power grid resilience | Other
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Alternative Fuels
Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) / E-SAF (Synthetic Fuel – Made from Using Captured CO2 And Renewable Hydrogen) | Biodiesel | E-diesel | Renewable Diesel | Biohydro-fined diesel | (BHD) (2nd Generation diesel) | Organic Diesel |Hydrogen | Geologic Hydrogen | Emerging | Fuels | Biofuels| Advanced Biofuels (Made from Urban and Forest Waste) | Alternative| Biofuels (E.G. Algae) | Bio- methanol | E-methanol | Green ammonia | Green Chemistry | Production of commodity chemicals free of hazardous substances | Other
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Guidance for applicant:  An Applicant can apply for 2 focus areas listed below. To apply to the Amazon Operations Sustainability focus area,- please select the associated Apply Now button, you will be re-directed to the Amazon Operations application page and apply from there. To be considered for any of the other focus areas, please select the CEA 4.0 apply now button. You can apply for one or both focus areas.

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Benefits – What's in it for you?

AWS Promotional Credit

AWS Activate Credit

  • Up to $100K AWS Activate Credit


 

Mentorship and Networking

Mentorship and Networking

  • Mentorship from industry experts and leaders
  • Exclusive networking and collaboration
     
Business Acceleration

Business Acceleration

  • Pilot coordination and support with Energy partners
  • Pilot alignment using Amazon’s Working Backwards mechanism
     
Amazon Immersion Sprint

Amazon Immersion Sprint

  • Exposure to Amazon’s technologies in sustainability, aerospace, energy, climate, and retail
  • Expert cloud membership
  • Expert mentorship in Generative AI
Other Benefits

Other Benefits

  • International Exchange Program: 2024
  • Temporary co-working office space access (AWS Startup Loft)
  • International Tradeshows
  • Industry Engagement Support

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