Knowing that revolutionary energy inventions are a reality, ZPenergy.com proposed an innovation competition years ago, but didn’t get buy-in from people who could make it happen. Now the time may be right, because a major Abundant Clean Energy prize is on the drawing board, backed by people with money. Here’s the background:
You’ve all heard of the X-prize. In 2013 a spin-off called HeroX was born, as a result of the 2011 partnering of City Light Capital with XPRIZE. HeroX co-founders are XPRIZE founder Peter Diamandis, challenge designer Emily Fowler (in photo) and entrepreneur Christian Cotichini.
Their press materials say HeroX was created “to democratize the innovation model of XPRIZE.” The HeroX platform “exists to enable anyone, anywhere in the world, to create a challenge that addresses any problem or opportunity, build a community around that challenge and activate the circumstances that can lead to a breakthrough innovation.”
“On a planet awash with energy, in a universe where all matter is made of immense amounts of energy, we find our Continue Reading