What is Megawatt Ventures?


An annual cleantech business competition for university student teams to compete for a $50,000 prize to launch and grow their cleantech innovations into a successful business!


2017 Competition

The MegaWatt Ventures team is excited to announce the upcoming launch of its 2017 MegaWatt Ventures Competition! Ten collegiate teams will be selected to compete for $50,000 in seed funding and an opportunity to advance to a national competition with additional funding.

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ELIGIBle Technologies

To apply your technology must be in one of ten technologies categories supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.  Categories are covered under the broad topic areas of Renewable Energy Generation, Sustainable Transportation and Energy-Saving Homes, Buildings and Manufacturing.

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Megawatt Ventures if a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Cleantech University Prize.  We are proud to work with the U.S. Department of Energy and the other Cleantech University Prize competitions: