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NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator Program(Fully-funded and open to young people worldwide)

NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator Program(Fully-funded and open to young people worldwide)

Are you a young innovator passionate about making a difference in renewable energy and climate technology? Here’s your chance to join the NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator program, launched by IRENA for the second year in a row!

What is the NewGen Accelerator Program?

The NewGen Accelerator program empowers youth to lead the energy transition by supporting the development and implementation of their innovative solutions in the climate and sustainable energy sectors. It’s a global platform that showcases youth-led innovation and provides participants with the tools, knowledge, and support needed to bring their ideas to life.

Program Highlights:

  • Webinars, workshops, and mentorship by IRENA experts.
  • Access to pitching events and investment matchmaking.
  • Dedicated Climate Impact forecasting workshop.
  • Tailored acceleration program in renewable energy and climate technology.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to young people aged 18 to 35 from around the world.
  • Start-up founders must be between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Start-ups should focus on renewable energy, climate adaptation, or climate mitigation technologies.
  • Commitment to attend accelerator sessions for at least 16 hours per month.

How to Apply:

  • Deadline for applications: April 13, 2024, at 23:59 GST (Abu Dhabi Time).
  • Selected participants will be announced on May 1, 2024.
  • Download the application form template and Startup Profile PowerPoint to draft your answers.
  • Submit your application via the provided link.

Join Us in Driving the Energy Transition!

Apply now for the NewGen Renewable Energy Accelerator program and embark on a journey to accelerate your business, widen your impact, and enhance your investment readiness. For further inquiries, contact youth@irena.org. Let’s shape the future of renewable energy together!