Climate change is having a huge impact across the globe. We need the best entrepreneurial ideas to reduce our carbon footprint, create sustainable industries and a greener economy. But we can't do it without you.
The global search for solutions has begun. We’re looking for entrepreneurs to come up with world's best solutions, ideas and technologies to help Adelaide reduce its carbon emissions and become the world's first carbon neutral city.
11 finalists for South Australia's Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize have now been announced! Check out all the project ideas below to find out more.
South Australia's Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize launches. This is the submissions phase. We’re looking for entrepreneurial solutions from around the world to reduce our carbon footprint.
This is the last opportunity to submit your project. Please note that this is Australian Central Standard Time, so ensure you know when the deadline closes in your part of the world.
An expert judging panel will review submissions for eligibility.
The 10 finalists will be announced.
All ideas will have the opportunity to obtain the wildcard prize and enter the finalist pool.
Ideas will be provided with the support required to make their idea a reality.
One applicant will be selected as the 11th finalist.
The best solutions will be awarded as winners of South Australia's Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize.
As part of the Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge, applications from outside of South Australia may be looking for local business partners to bring their idea to life in Adelaide. If you are interested in being considered as a local business partner, please provide us your details.
Home Energy Management System (HEM) that will be phone app based, and it will include forecasting of photovoltaic supply and also electricity demand.
Energrate (Energy Integration) maximises the payback on renewable generation through direct usage, exporting at peaks and virtual net metering.
Reduce private vehicle traffic, reduce emissions and improve commuter travel times with a secure carpool web app customised for use in schools.
A project to inspire behavioural change for sustainability - going beyond carbon neutrality.
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