American Electric Power launched the latest utility contest last week for startups with technologies that could help solve its various future grid challenges, with the potential for investment and real-world deployments as the prize.
Through April 7, AEP’s IlluminationLAB program is taking applications from startups with solutions in four key technology categories — customer experience, grid optimization, electric mobility, and efficiency, operations and maintenance — as well as a “wildcard” category for unexpected entries.
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Written by Jeff St. John.
Originally published March 13, 2019.