2016 teams 

New England region: MIT Clean energy prize  

Heila Technologies: Making microgrids more efficient. 

Heila Technologies: Making microgrids more efficient. 

Iron Goat: A Better Way to Make Hay. 

Iron Goat: A Better Way to Make Hay. 

Amper: Home electricity monitoring and control. 

Amper: Home electricity monitoring and control. 

 

Southwest Region: First look west (Flow)

XStream Trucking: Making trucking greener and customers more profitable. 

XStream Trucking: Making trucking greener and customers more profitable. 

AkaBotics: Intelligent robots for autonomous and continuous sediment management. 

AkaBotics: Intelligent robots for autonomous and continuous sediment management. 

SkyCool Systems: Renewable refrigeration and cooling. 

SkyCool Systems: Renewable refrigeration and cooling. 

 

Southeast Region: megawatt ventures 

Capacitech: Innovative energy generation, storage and distribution technology. 

Capacitech: Innovative energy generation, storage and distribution technology. 

Grow Bioplastics: Eliminating oil based plastics from the agricultural system. 

Grow Bioplastics: Eliminating oil based plastics from the agricultural system. 

Sensatek: Wireless monitoring of harsh environments. 

Sensatek: Wireless monitoring of harsh environments. 

 

Great plains region: Rice business plan competition

Gecko Robotics: A safer method for infrastructure inspection.

Gecko Robotics: A safer method for infrastructure inspection.

MDAR: Motion-contrast 3D scanning to help robots see in the wild.

MDAR: Motion-contrast 3D scanning to help robots see in the wild.

Bluewave Cleaning System: Cleaning impossible items without a washer or dryer. 

Bluewave Cleaning System: Cleaning impossible items without a washer or dryer. 

 

Northwest region: berkeley cleantech up

Nelumbo: Reducing maintenance costs, decreasing energy consumption, and improving air quality for the next generation of air conditioning. 

Nelumbo: Reducing maintenance costs, decreasing energy consumption, and improving air quality for the next generation of air conditioning. 

OPUS12: Recycling carbon dioxide into fuels. 

OPUS12: Recycling carbon dioxide into fuels. 

Cuberg: High-performance solid-state batteries that store double the energy of the best batteries currently on the market.

Cuberg: High-performance solid-state batteries that store double the energy of the best batteries currently on the market.

 

allegheny region: carnegie mellon cleantech up

Waven Technology: Improving the capture and conversation of wave energy into electricity. 

Waven Technology: Improving the capture and conversation of wave energy into electricity. 

DR-Advisor: Data-driven demand response. 

DR-Advisor: Data-driven demand response. 

Manta Biofuel: Renewable crude oil from algae in three steps. 

Manta Biofuel: Renewable crude oil from algae in three steps. 

 

Midwest region: clean energy trust challenge 

Hazel Technologies: Combatting produce waste, one at a time FruitBrite ™ at a time. 

Hazel Technologies: Combatting produce waste, one at a time FruitBrite at a time

NovoMoto: Providing clean, renewable, and sustainable electricity to communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

NovoMoto: Providing clean, renewable, and sustainable electricity to communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

INjoo: Artificial Intelligence powered resource management software. 

INjoo: Artificial Intelligence powered resource management software.