The country’s first electricity industry accelerator programme, Lightning Lab Electric, culminates on September 7 in Wellington.
To celebrate, Lightning Lab is hosting some of New Zealand's most experienced electricity sector practitioners and successful entrepreneurs to 'hack' the electricity industry.
In groups of 12, the attendees will be workshopping the following topics:
The lightbulb moments from these discussions will provide interesting insight into the future of the country’s electricity market, which is already uniquely placed for exportable innovations, according to programme supporter, The NZ Electricity Authority.
There will also be pitches from the teams participating in the programme, which includes:
Run by startup and innovation agency Creative HQ alongside Callaghan Innovation, the Lightning Lab Electric Accelerator is proudly sponsored by a group of innovation-focussed NZ and multinational companies – Westpac NZ, Genesis, GE New Zealand, and Unison Networks, with support from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.