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ReEnergy Africa Accelerators

Awards 2022

The Accelerator’s Awards is a unique energy impact recognition awards for most innovative and impactful projects and showcase the achievements of companies and/or individuals that have gone from having conversations on clean energy to implementing action steps that have made positive impact in the various local community, nationally and around Africa.

The Awards cover seven categories with a focus on the ReEnergy Africa’s four impact commitments: Energy, Education, Environment and Empowerment of women and lifting local communities out of the minimum standard of living through renewable energy and technologies.


The seven awards are:

Special Award of Excellence for SDG Accelerator Achievement of the Year – Government, Scientist, Community, Health and Wellbeing, Gender Inclusion, Enterprise, Education, International Organization, Youth and Philanthropist.

Award of Excellence for Clean Cooking Implementation of the Year.

Award of Excellence for Young Clean Energy Innovators of the Year.

Award of Excellence For e-Mobility Implementation of the Year.

Award of Excellence for Solar Mini grid Implementation of the Year.

Most Innovative Financial Solutions for Energy and Infrastructure of the Year.

Most Innovative Company for Circular Economy Implementation of the Year.

2022 Women in Energy Accelerators Award (highlighting women who are making a difference through their work in clean energy and related field inspiring young women to see themselves in this growing field).

Now is your opportunity to nominate a woman whose contributions to Renewable Energy, climate, or a related field deserves recognition.

Awards Nomination Criteria

The ReEnergy Africa Accelerators Award Program is not only one of the most prestigious ways the Energy Community recognizes excellence, achievements and contributions in advancing the science of light. Serving a diverse and inclusive community is a goal of ReEnergy Africa.

Nominations must include the following information:


1. Citation – a brief and specific statement; the basis for the award nomination


2. Narrative – no more than one page


3. Related components:

  • Technical Accomplishments – outstanding technical accomplishments in an educational, research, design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, or other capacity.
  • Service to the Community
  • Impact to ReEnergy Africa
  • Other efforts related to the citation


4. A minimum of two (2) and a maximum of five (5) letters of reference from other than the nominator.


5. Curriculum vitae – should not exceed 15 pages (Diversity of support is preferred. Not all letters of recommendation should come from nominee's organization. Letters must be received within two weeks of the nomination deadline.)

2022 ReEnergy Africa Accelerators Awards

Opens: 1 June 2022 12:01 AM (WAT)

Deadline: 1 August 2022 12:01 AM (WAT)

Published: September 2022


Accomplishments may include but should not be limited to the following:


1. Distinguished and outstanding contributions to clean energy (or related) education.

2. Entrepreneurial or technical management contributions to the clean energy industry, government programs or other organizations Service to the Community.

3. Clear and outstanding contributions to the international Energy community.

4. Service to other societies in related fields.

5. Participation in activities to raise visibility and support for clean energy within governments.

6. Publication record, including journal and proceedings papers, books, trade journal articles, technical reports, patent disclosures, and high-level presentations.

7. Voluntary work with local schools and science fairs.


While publications, presentations and patents serve as good documentation of technical accomplishments, there are often circumstances where the candidate's accomplishments are not directly available or easily presented due to classifications or industrial propriety. In this case, listings of the contributions with enough detail to justify their consideration by the committee will suffice. 


  • Educational history
  • Work experience
  • Publications
  • Impacts
  • Awards
  • Honors
  • Patents