Among the 10 finalists, multidisciplinary Grand Jury respectively winning Kenyan winner for his project SAVANNA CIRCUIT TECH (use categories of production and electrical services), Ghana Project Black Star ENERGY LTD (off-grid electricity generation category) and the project (production of food category out of network) Nigerian SOLARCREED 3e The price is related to the Rwandan project access to water RWANDA (category of access to water).
"The four winners won clothed ranging from 5,000 euros to 15,000 euros and full support, including" informed, adding that this year the competition "4 times more candidates than last year."
Thus, «EDF Pulse Africa confirms the dynamism of African startups and interest in supporting the process of EDF proposed" developing "active" low-carbon solution to Africa "and contribute" in the electrification of the continent.
"We are proud to encourage this particularly inspiring initiative, which will be from & # 39; be part of the future energy solutions, and who enroll in the dynamics of our portfolios of business in Africa," said Marianne Laigneau, executive director of the group, responsible for international and President of the jury EDF Pulse of Africa.
"The success of this second edition of Pulse Africa EDF confirms the attractiveness of the cost of support for the process proposed by EDF. The extraordinary abundance of potential projects shows the entrepreneurial potential of African youth, as a bold, innovative and perfectly in tune with the problems of the continent, "she added.
In addition, the "approach EDF Pulse Africa is a continuous pulse price of EDF, since their launch in 2012, has already led to a & # 39; the emergence and support innovation in the 1500 start-up projects in France, Britain and Italy," the statement said.
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