Embodying the EDF Group's commitment to Africa, the EDF Pulse Africa Awards support African companies in the development of products, solutions and services aimed at supporting the continent's energy development.

With its EDF Pulse Africa awards, EDF is seeking to support entrepreneurship in Africa by pursuing three goals:

  • Identifying potential partners by unearthing the continent’s technological talents.

  • Supporting innovation by involving local entrepreneurs in the development of more innovative offerings

  • Helping companies develop their solutions with the EDF Pulse Africa Accelerator

Prix EDF Pulse Africa

5th edition of EDF Pulse Africa

The EDF Pulse Africa Awards Ceremony took place in Paris on Thursday, March 7, 2024, and honored the winners of the 5th edition, in the presence of Luc Rémont, Chairman and CEO of the EDF Group. 

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EDF Pulse Africa in Cameroon

Didier Dinamou

representing Diwa Innovation, first prize of this stage

Douala, fourth stage of EDF Pulse Africa Tour 2023

On October 31, 2023, the Central African stage of the "EDF Pulse Africa Tour" was held, an event dedicated to rewarding innovative startup operating in the energy sector. 2 startups were awarded during this event which took place in Douala, showing EDF's strong involvement across the continent in supporting Africa's most promising startup to respond to global energetic issues and foster economic development.

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Pulse Africa Tour 2021: the Cameroon stage


Pulse Africa Tour 2021: the Cameroon stage

In November 2021, the final stage of the EDF Pulse Africa Tour for Cameroon took place. Naomie Dinamona (Clever Electric Tech Company) was chosen to represent Cameroon at the grand final of the EDF Pulse Africa innovation competition. She won 2nd place in the 2021 EDF Pulse Africa awards. Her energy efficiency solution, accessible on smartphones and many other mobile devices, makes it possible to manage electricity consumption by remotely turning off a switch, an air conditioner or any other appliance left on by mistake.

The 2019 EDF Pulse Africa awards

Triomphant Tchulang, "Favorite prize" in 2019, thanks to his start-up Clean Energy Services, which commercialises Off-Grid electricity production solutions designed to power freezers and refrigerators in isolated locations with solar energy.