2023 EBL Global Final
A Celebration of innovation
About the Final
The 2023 IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Global Final was held in Orlando Florida with 25 global finalist teams from all over the world showcasing their groundbreaking innovations.
From more than 200 teams, the final winners have been selected.
Meet the winners
Combining two innovations: a technological innovation and an innovative organizational approach.
For developing access to electricity and employment by creating a new electrification model for Africa, progressive and modular, based on renewable energies, information and communication technologies, and local entrepreneurship..
Best Centralized Solution
Using an innovative approach to distributed renewable power services. Providing reliable power services to communities, growth opportunities for partners and staff, and financial returns to investors.
Best Decentralized Solution
Providing real modularity in scalable, reliable, affordable, and sustainable solar energy solutions to rural entrepreneurs and private households in emerging countries.
Solarworx provides a new generation of solar home systems for off-grid households and businesses. Our goal is to foster the global energy transition and connect the 1.2 billion people living without access to electricity around the world.
Best End-Use Solution
Building solutions to convert organic waste into sustainable energy.
Easy-to-Use digester products that provide a safe alternative to clean cooking and with the aid of a modified generator can be used for electricity with the by-products of non-harmful organic fertilizer and clean water.
Best Impact Solution
Dismantling energy inequities
Best Automation Centric Solution
Village Solutions for Global Change
Best Student Teams
First Place (Shared) R2P Cube – PSUT – Jordan
First Place (Shared) PSUT Engineering 2 – PSUT – Jordan
Third Place – IITK Smart Grid IITK – India
Three Honorable Mentions
Living Energy Farm – USA
Solar Freeze – Kenya
Scalable Solar Ice Makers
We congratulate all the winning teams and finalists that participated in the EBL Global Final 2023.