solar startup

Solar Rooftop Developer Freyr Energy Secures INR 54 Crore Equity Investment

Freyr Energy, a leading tech-enabled rooftop solar company in India, has secured an equity investment of INR 58 Crores. Freyr Energy is focused on taking solar energy for the retail customers (Homeowners and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) in India. The round was led by EDFI ElectriFI, an EU-funded impact investment facility managed by EDFI […]

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German Solar Focused Startup 1KOMMA5° Turns Unicorn With €430M Funding Round

1KOMMA5° a Hamburg, Germany-based startup that has 1.5°C greenhouse emissions limit integrated in its name has become one of the fastest climate unicorns in Europe.  It follows another German startup that raised significant funding recently namely Enpal which completed a round where it secured €430 million commitments.The German startup has raised €430M in a Series […]

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SafEarth Nets Rs 35 Million Funding From Anthill Ventures, Others

SafEarth, a technology platform for adoption of renewable energy in India has today announced the successful completion of its recent funding round of 35 Million (Rs 3.5 crore). The funding was led by Anthill Ventures, Third Derivative and Mumbai Angels. This investment will fuel SafEarth’s product development initiatives and support its expansion into new industrial […]

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Smarten Aims to Deploy 5000 Solar Units By The End of FY 2022

By implementing more than three megawatts of projects in Punjab, Haryana, and portions of Uttar Pradesh by June 2022, Haryana-based power-backup product producers Smarten has been solidifying its position in the institutional market in India. The company says that the deployment will benefit institutions save on their electricity bills, contributing to the environment & spread […]

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Solar Startup Enerzy Solar Steps In with Rooftop Solar Insurance And More

Rooftop Solar systems, that much neglected yet critical part of the solar push have finally got some insurance cover. Till now, the premium amount in such cases was too low for most insurance agents to push hard for these. But now, if you are digital savvy, Pune-based Enerzy Solar claims to provide rooftop solar insurance […]

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“We have pioneered in solving the twin problems of supply and demand of electricity”, Pranesh Chaudhary, Zunroof

ZunRoof  was one of the early movers on the solar rooftop space, going the start up way with fund raises and an aggressive expansion strategy. From solar rooftops, where the IIT Kharagpur educated founders touted their proprietary tools for tracking and performance to the move into IoT based devices for energy savings, the firm has […]

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“The Solar Adoption Experience For Consumers Has Been Poor”

One of the strongest reasons for encouraging solar rooftop, besides the obvious benefits, is the opportunities it creates for jobs, when compared with utility scale solar. Thanks to a more open market, a whole eco-system of suppliers, be it modules, structures, inverters and more have adapted to the opportunity. Finally, the very fact that in […]

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Skilancer Solar Raises Fresh Funding, Venture Catalysts Backs the Firm Now

Solar Panel Cleaning Firm Skilancer Solar Private Limited, has raised a fresh round of funding, this time from Venture Catalysts. The Noida-based firm, which has its works in Faridabad, has been co-founded by Neeraj Kumar and Manish Kumar Das, both of them engineers with a background in the solar sector for Neeraj and for Das, […]

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