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Where energy-based innovations come to light


Bring your ideas to the Energy Sandbox.

With proof-of-concept support and connections to some of the nation’s leading energy-related corporations, we can help you drive your innovation to market.

Digital Sandbox KC and GXP Investments (part of Great Plains Energy) are teaming up to launch a Kansas City-based Energy Sandbox, a new proof-of-concept program targeting early-stage entrepreneurs focused on the energy sector.

Who can apply?

Any emerging startup or established company can play in the Sandbox. The Energy Sandbox is best positioned to help companies or concepts that:

  • Are focused around
    • custom energy solutions
    • microgrid
    • renewable energy
    • energy infrastructure
    • cyber security
  • Are located within or near Great Plains Energy service area (western Missouri and eastern Kansas)