Eco Wave Power Founder Wins Women4Climate Tech Challenge
Eco Wave Power’s founder Inna Braverman has been selected as the winner of the Women4Climate Tech Challenge, organized by C40 Cities in Paris.
The Women4Climate Tech Challenge is an international contest open to women designing an innovative, climate-focused tech solutions.
Ten solutions of women from all over the world have made it to the finals, which took place in Paris city hall.
During the competition, each finalist presented her solution on stage to the jury, among which were Fernando Medina- Mayor of Lisbon, Karla Rubilar -governor of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Celia Blauel, deputy mayor for Ecology, Climate, Environment, Water and Sanitation- Paris, Anni Sinnemäki, deputy mayor for Urban Environment- Helsinki, Monica Barone- CEO of the city of Sydney and Dr. Orli Ronen, head of Innovation and Sustainability, Tel Aviv-Yafo.
After the jury’s deliberation, Eco Wave Power, which developed the technology for generation of clean electricity from ocean and sea waves, was chosen as the winner of the challenge.
As a result, Eco Wave Power will implement its’ technology as part of a cutting edge project in the City of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. It will be the first time in the history of Israel that wave energy will be connected to the country’s grid and the citizens of Tel Aviv-Jaffa will be able to receive clean electricity from the waves, Eco Wave Power said.
The mayors of Sydney, Lisbon and Freetown also expressed their interest in the implementation of Eco Wave Power’s technology in their cities, the company added.