ADB Approves $148.5mn To Boost RE, Power Distribution In Sikkim

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $148.5 million loan to help strengthen, modernize, and climate-proof distribution systems to enhance the reliability, quality, and resilience of electricity supply in Sikkim, India. The scope of work also includes boosting renewable energy systems.  Philippines-headquartered ADB will help develop a financial sustainability strategy and a plan to […]

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US-Based Flexible Solar Firm Active Surfaces Secures $5.6M Funding

US-based Active Surfaces, a flexible solar panel startup spun out from MIT, raised $5.6 million in an oversubscribed pre-seed funding round. The round was led by Safar Partners, a deep-tech venture capital fund. Additional participants—include QVT, Lendlease, Type One Ventures, Umami Capital, Sabanci Climate Ventures, New Climate Ventures, SeaX Ventures, and others—reflect a diverse support […]

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Husk Power Secures $4 Million In Debt Financing From ElectriFI

In a joint announcement today, Husk Power Systems and ElectriFI announced collaborating with each other to boost the growth of renewable energy in rural India. Husk Power is a decentralized solar-hybrid mini-grid solution provider. ElectriFI is an EU-funded impact investment facility managed by EDFI Management Company. The firms today confirmed Husk’s securing of an additional […]

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PM Surya Ghar: Govt Earmarks Rs 800cr For Model Solar Villages

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now issued its notification for the rollout of its ambitious PM Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana. The ambitious scheme has planned to install rooftop solar panels onto one crore households with a financial output of Rs 75,021 crore. The ministry in its detailed financial outlay said […]

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Gensol Engineering Raises Rs 900cr Equity Through Preferential Round

Gensol Engineering Limited, a renewable energy and electric mobility pioneer, today raised a significant Rs 900 crore (Rs 9 billion) equity capital through warrants convertible into equity shares on a preferential basis. This major milestone comes at a juncture when Gensol is on a growth trajectory and is leading the green energy and clean mobility […]

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International Battery Company Raises $35mn In Pre-Series A Round

International Battery Company (IBC), a product and technology company that specializes in the creation of eco-friendly, large-sized rechargeable Prismatic Lithium-ion NMC batteries announced raising USD 35 Million. This includes a Pre-Series A round led by RTP Global, and contributions from a broader investment base which includes Beenext, Veda VC, and other strategic Korean and US Investors. […]

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To Boost Renewables, Resilient Energy Systems, US Commits $70mn

The United States (US) Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $70 million of funding to support research into technologies designed to increase resilience in energy delivery infrastructure. The move is likely to boost the renewables into the system and boost the capabilities of the grid infrastructure in the country.  The funding would support from […]

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Revfin Secures $14 Million in Series B Funding Round Led by Omidyar Network

Digital lending platform Revfin announced the successful conclusion of its Series B funding round, securing $14 million (115 crore). Omidyar Network spearheaded the round with a $5 million investment, joined by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Companion Capital Limited, and existing investors Green Frontiers Capital and LC Nueva. This funding brings Revfin’s total capital raised […]

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Li-ion Battery Recycling Firm BatX Energies Raises $5 Million Funding

Indian Lithium-ion battery recycling firm BatX Energies raised $5M in Pre-Series A Funding, fueled by Zephyr Peacock in participation with Lets Venture, and existing investors JITO Angel Network and Family offices of Mankind Pharma, Excel Industries, BluSmart and others.  Setting up the momentum for the Lithium-ion Battery recycling industry in India, the funds will turbocharge […]

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