Celebrate Brain Power

For the second year running, the caliber of applications submitted by the global EnergyTech community has been outstanding.
On November 15, we were thrilled to celebrate our seven winners and recognize the remaining 12 finalists,
who are all making a difference to the industry, its customers and the planet with their innovative and sustainable solutions.

The Prize

Over the course of two intensive yet inspiring days, our judges heard impressive pitches from our finalists.
They then selected winners for each of the seven categories, chosen to reflect the whole lifecycle of the energy sector.

2022 Winners
  • Best CleanTech: phelas (DE)
  • Best Use of Data & Insights Solution: GoCodeGreen (UK)
  • Best Digital Marketing Solution: Switchd (UK)
  • Best Network, Transport or Distribution Solution: IONATE (UK)
  • Best Smart City Solutions: Solskin (CH)
  • Best Solution Energy Trading: SAMAWATT (CH)
  • Best Standout Performer: GoCodeGreen (UK)
2021 Winners

The Prize

In addition to public recognition, all category winners received:

  • A one-to-one advisory session with a member of our judging panel
  • A workshop with Publicis Sapient, with advice on scaling and accelerating your product or solution
  • An editorial write-up in WIRED Magazine
  • Their own startup corner at VivaTech 2023–Europe’s largest tech event.

“The startups we've heard from are changing the energy landscape in an impactful and positive way, and with their solutions, they will largely contribute to organisations' carbon zero ambitions. We've seen some truly brilliant solutions from our applicants, whose bright ideas dig deep into the problems faced by energy companies, consumers and the environment, and offer clever solutions that can be adapted in most geographical settings. A huge congratulations to all the winners and impressive finalists.”

Joe Tabita, Energy Leader, EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient
The Prize

2022 Award
Evolving with changing times and trends, our categories differ every year.
This year, our categories addressed the challenges our experts saw across the energy industry.
Best CleanTech
Using digitaltechnology to reduce energy consumption, increase the use of clean energy or improve energy efficiency.
Best Solution
Energy Trading
Keeping the world’s energy moving with tech aimed at supply, trading, operations or risk management.
Best Network,
Transport or
Distribution Solution
Creating sustainable benefits for energy customers, electric vehicle owners, networks and related systems.
Best Use of
Data & Insights
Using structured, unstructured and streaming data in an innovative way, including blockchain and AI solutions.
Best Smart
City Solution
Citizen-first solutions that enable better interconnection, better use of resources and less emissions.
Best Digital
Functionality, content or a new experience that delights and engages energy customers.
An extraordinary innovation selected from all entries that deserves special recognition.

Judging Panel
The Publicis Sapient 2022 Global EnergyTech Awards were judged by a carefully selected panel of industry experts.
Meet them below.
Devrim Celal CEO, KrakenFlex
Elvira Fabrizio SVP, Digital & IT, Eni
Paul Massara Associate, Creative Destruction Lab
Damian Bunyan CIO, Uniper
Joe Tabita Energy Leader, EMEA& APAC, Publicis Sapient
Milind Godbole Global Energy Lead,
Publicis Sapient
Chris Foster Chief Information and Innovation Officer, TC Energy
Jason Gislason Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips
Chemical Company
Sandeep Parmar General Manager, Digital Platforms & Operations, Suncor
Gwen Salley Head of Business Development & Strategy, STATION F

The Prize
Energy at
Publicis Sapient

For 30 years, we’ve partnered with large-scale energy organizations to lead the industry in digital transformation across the supply chain–from generation production and distribution to trading, supply and retail.

Now, through the Global EnergyTech Awards, we’re focusing on the disruptors that inspire us to stay relevant as demands change.

At a time when the industry is going through significant change, and the transition to a carbon-zero future is underway, energy companies will increasingly have to partner with innovators like these in order to scale-up the skills and technology required to reach both their own and global net-zero goals. As a recognized leader of new technologies, we are proud to bring the best ideas and talent together, leading the charge in this shift to a cleaner, greener world.