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  The Green Energy Summit for Africa GEAS has announced the finalists for the Energy Investment Village a selection of the most attractive local cleantech projects who will have the opportunity to pitch to energy leaders with potential investments worth more than 100 billion dollars Energy Investment Village is a partnership with the Saldanha Bay Innovation Campus SBIC a Freeport Saldanha initiative and the advisory firm of the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability RIIS The finalists were chosen from a field of entrepreneurs and start ups and will have the opportunity to present themselves to potential investors at a launch event in October during GEAS In preparation for the event the finalists will be invited to a focused training session to achieve perfect pitch The launch event allows investors entrepreneurs and start ups to meet says Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes There are compelling innovative investment ready clean energy initiatives out there that can deliver attractive returns So it s a win win for all players in the industry The 10 Energy Investment Village finalists are HydroFuel Solutions An SA based renewable energy company developing commercially viable green hydrogen production projects using waste plasma gasification and electrolysis www HydroFuels co za SeaH4 A start up developing algae based biofuels as a carbon free alternative to fossil fuels initially by producing bioLNG as bunker fuel www SeaH4 co za Impact free Water A South African company that has designed and patented a wave energy pump to provide seawater for desalination mariculture and energy production without electricity www ImpactFreeWater com Keren Energy One of South Africa s first green hydrogen projects a fully licensed project site in Vanrhynsdorp Western Cape using a 100KW solar photovoltaic system to produce green hydrogen https KerenEnergy co za SlideLuvre A startup that has developed unique double sided solar battens that generate power even when shaded using high efficiency solar cells to power both morning and evening generation www SlideLuvre com Brayfoil Technologies A company that designs turbine blades that change shape to reduce loads allowing for larger more efficient more reliable and affordable devices that also last longer www Brayfoil com PWK Waste Management Recycling A company that provides efficient and cost effective waste management solutions by collecting recyclable waste including used oil from informal motor mechanics www facebook com PWKWaste Oceanergy Developer of Kite Fuel Ship technology a ship based mobile wind power plant for harvesting offshore wind power with integrated H2 conversion and storage www Oceanergy com Atlanthia A project that uses solar wind and battery storage to supply electricity for hydrogen electrolysis desalination air separation and green ammonia processes Zimi Charge An initiative that uses an app to connect people their cars and charging stations with 100 renewable energy sourced from energy trading partners www ZimiCharge com The Africa Green Energy Summit is about connecting South Africa s growing demand for innovative green energy with viable and affordable local solutions said Paul Sinclair vice president for energy at GEAS The Energy Investment Village helps to facilitate this and ensures that good viable ideas are not left behind
Green tech start-ups to final investment proposals

1 The Green Energy Summit for Africa (GEAS) has announced the finalists for the Energy Investment Village, a selection of the most attractive local cleantech projects, who will have the opportunity to pitch to energy leaders with potential investments.

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2 worth more than 100 billion dollars.

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3 Energy Investment Village is a partnership with the Saldanha Bay Innovation Campus (SBIC), a Freeport Saldanha initiative, and the advisory firm of the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS).

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4 The finalists were chosen from a field of entrepreneurs and start-ups and will have the opportunity to present themselves to potential investors at a launch event in October during GEAS.

5 In preparation for the event, the finalists will be invited to a focused training session to achieve perfect pitch.

6 “The launch event allows investors, entrepreneurs and start-ups to meet,” says Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.

7 “There are compelling, innovative, investment-ready clean energy initiatives out there that can deliver attractive returns.

8 So it’s a win-win for all players in the industry.”

9 The 10 Energy Investment Village finalists are: HydroFuel Solutions An SA-based renewable energy company developing commercially viable green hydrogen production projects using waste plasma gasification and electrolysis.

10 www.HydroFuels.co.za SeaH4 A start-up developing algae-based biofuels as a carbon-free alternative to fossil fuels, initially by producing bioLNG as bunker fuel.

11 www.SeaH4.co.za Impact-free Water A South African company that has designed and patented a wave energy pump to provide seawater for desalination, mariculture and energy production without electricity.

12 www.ImpactFreeWater.com Keren Energy One of South Africa’s first green hydrogen projects, a fully licensed project site in Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape, using a 100KW solar photovoltaic system to produce green hydrogen.

13 https://KerenEnergy.co.za SlideLuvre A startup that has developed unique double-sided solar battens that generate power even when shaded, using high-efficiency solar cells to power both morning and evening generation.

14 www.SlideLuvre.com Brayfoil Technologies A company that designs turbine blades that change shape to reduce loads, allowing for larger, more efficient, more reliable and affordable devices that also last longer.

15 www.Brayfoil.com PWK Waste Management & Recycling A company that provides efficient and cost-effective waste management solutions by collecting recyclable waste, including used oil from informal motor mechanics.

16 www.facebook.com/PWKWaste Oceanergy Developer of Kite Fuel Ship technology, a ship-based mobile wind power plant for harvesting offshore wind power, with integrated H2 conversion and storage.

17 www.Oceanergy.com Atlanthia A project that uses solar, wind and battery storage to supply electricity for hydrogen electrolysis, desalination, air separation and green ammonia processes.

18 Zimi Charge An initiative that uses an app to connect people, their cars and charging stations with 100% renewable energy sourced from energy trading partners.

19 www.ZimiCharge.com “The Africa Green Energy Summit is about connecting South Africa’s growing demand for innovative green energy with viable and affordable local solutions,” said Paul Sinclair, vice president for energy at GEAS.

20 “The Energy Investment Village helps to facilitate this and ensures that good, viable ideas are not left behind.”

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