The winners of the EDF Pulse Awards

Since 2014, the EDF Pulse Awards have supported innovative start-ups committed to carbon neutrality.

The 2024 winners

On July 18th, 2024, the winners of the EDF Pulse Awards were honored at a ceremony presided over by Luc Rémont, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of EDF. With 144 start-ups from 20 countries, this year's event highlighted the dynamism of innovative project leaders who contribute to decarbonisation efforts. Discover the three winning start-ups.

[Re]discover the 2024 finalists

Orus Energy

Orus Energy

"Empowering the customer to take control of their decarbonisation" category winner, This data-driven electricity flexibility platform invites commercial building managers to shift their energy consumption away from peak periods in exchange for financial compensation.

Eco Wave Power

Eco Wave Power

"Developing profitable decentralised energy system" category winner, this start-up proposes a technology for generating electricity from ocean waves.



"Developing solutions for carbon capture, utilisation and offsetting" category winner, this start-up proposes a technology combining the capture and conversion of CO₂ to produce synthetic fuels.

The jury also awarded two Special prizes

Many Energy

Marny Energy

Special Prize in the category "Developing profitable decentralised energy system", this start-up proposes a solution for reusing electric vehicle batteries in sustainable energy storage and distribution systems on an industrial scale.

Grims Energies

Grims Energies

Special Prize in the category "Developing solutions for carbon capture, utilisation and offsetting", this start-up proposes a technology using water at less than 100°C to capture, recover and store waste heat in a compact, modular way..

The winners of the previous editions

Every year, the EDF Pulse Awards recognise the most innovative solutions. Meet the start-ups that are shaping the future!


Value Park

Value Park aims to make human and digital activity “parks” more viable by producing sustainable frigories from deep sea water for air conditioning to coastal or floating infrastructure without any electricity.

  • 2022


OlenMove is an innovative and sustainable mobile energy storage solution that is remotely controlled and optimized It enables the supply of devices that use electricity in public spaces to replace polluting generators.

  • 2022


This start-up measures and improves the carbon footprint of digital services.

  • 2022


Safehear designed Louis: communicating hearing protection for industry. Daily companion for workers in factories and worksites, Louis allows you to give back one of the 5 senses to its user: hearing.

  • 2022


This small, flexible, paper-thin battery, created from bio-sourced materials, is revolutionising the market for the button batteries used in small disposable electronic devices.

  • 2020


Small and easily attached to any tools, InBolt modules record the movements of technicians working on industrial production lines, enabling them to apply real-time quality control.

  • 2020

Water Horizon

This mobile battery recovers waste heat from industrial processes and recycles it in the form of heating or cooling wherever it is needed. An effective way of boosting the contribution made by renewables and reducing CO2 emissions.

  • 2020


This intentionally low-tech solution, mobile and energy self-sufficient, uses pyrolysis technology to recycle plastic waste into petrol, diesel and gas.

  • 2020


Removing the cost disincentive around buying sports equipment or paying club membership fees. By purchasing their products from a partner store, consumers are now accumulating euros to fund their sports activities.

  • 2020