NovoMoto is one of six companies that completed the recent Mid-West Energy Research Consortium’s accelerator program, WERCBench Labs, Thursday night in Milwaukee, the consortium announced today.

The startup, which aims to provide clean, renewable and sustainable electricity to communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, also won $10,000 and the pitch competition during M-WERC’s third-annual Demo Day.

Another Madison-based company, EW Panel, which makes nanogenerators that convert movements to electricity, also completed the 12-week program that started Aug. 29.

The other companies hailed from East Lansing, Mich., Chicago, South Bend, Ind., and Palos Heights, Ill.