The SET100 List: These Are the Most Promising Climate Tech & Energy Start-ups of 2024

As the climate tech sector flourishes with a wave of innovative solutions and technologies to meet the urgent demand for sustainability, it begs the question: where does one begin to navigate this expanding landscape? The SET100 List of 2024 offers a comprehensive starting point.

The multiple crises of the past years have deeply challenged the energy sector and made its transformation one of the most pressing issues of our time. Start-ups offer the industry innovative, clean solutions that can potentially transform our energy mix to something sustainable, equitable and resilient. The SET100 List provides a welcome snapshot into the latest trends and the 100 most promising technologies that can help shape a clean future for all.

The SET100 List

The SET100 List of 2024 is the 8th edition of the annual compilation profiling the best SET Award applications. The initiative was launched in 2017 in collaboration with the World Energy Council with the aim of offering young companies a platform to showcase their forward-thinking solutions.

The SET Award 2024 received 430+ applications from 75 countries, which were then reviewed by our international jury of experts. After careful rating, they selected the 100 start-ups compiled in the SET100 List of 2024.

The 15 finalists of the SET Award 2024 are drawn from 11 countries including Sweden, India, Germany, Kenya, and the United States of America.

The Categories

  • Clean Energy & Storage
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Industry
  • Buildings & Construction
  • Quality Energy Access & SDG-7

What is next?

The final round of the competition takes place on 19 March 2024 as part of SET Tech Festival 2024 in Berlin. There, 15 finalists will pitch their unique climate solutions in front of our jury and a global audience. Read our official press release to find out the top 15 energy start-ups in the running for the prestigious SET Award.

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