Renewable Startups Now Have Better Funding Avenues: Abhishek Pillai, Solar Ladder

Abhishek Pillai is one of the three co-founders who started Solar Ladder, a supply chain startup, four years ago. The three co-founders laid the firm’s foundation around the end of their London School of Economics course. The firm has around 250+ solar EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) installers on board four years later. It also […]

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Battery Recycling Startup-Metastable Bags Seed Funding Under Scale-Up Programme

Metastable, a deep-tech battery recycling startup, has raised seed funding under Sequoia Capital  Asia’s rapid scale-up programme, ‘ Surge’. The Bengaluru-based urban mining company works towards extracting crucial elements of Lithium-ion batteries up to the optimal level.  In a release to the media, the firm said that it had raised seed funding through the programme. […]

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“Penetration In MSME Low, Market Untapped for Solar Rooftop Plant Developers,” Vikas Agarwal, Credit Fair

With a transition in power consumption patterns worldwide due to climate change and the limitation of fossil fuels, the importance of green sources such as solar energy has increased significantly in the past few years. However, the initial installation cost often is a significant limitation for the widespread adoption of solar technology in residential and […]

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EV Firm Bounce Continues To Search For A Pathway To Success

Two wheeler EV maker Bounce, which started off in 2019 as a bike rental startup has had a tough run so far. With its bike rental and shared mobility plans repeatedly torpedoed by issues ranging from regulatory to market fit, in Fy 2021, the firm decided to shift to EV manufacturing, adding on Battery Management […]

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Indi Energy Gets National Startup Award 2022 For ‘Energy Storage’

Indi Energy – a startup that has sprung out of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, has won the prestigious National Startup Awards 2022 in the category of ‘Energy Storage.’ National Startup Award 2022 was presented to the India based start-ups that are most promising and innovative. The certificate of commendation was presented by Piyush […]

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EV Charging Startup Exponent Raises $13 Million In Series A Round

Exponent Energy, which describes itself as the 15 minute EV rapid charging startup, has raised a $13 million round in its series A from investors, led by Lightspeed capital. The first investment by Lightspeed in the EV space, other investors included YourNest VC, 3one4 Capital & AdvantEdge VC. Exponent will utilize the funds to scale up […]

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Flexible Solar Moves One Step Closer to Mass Market With DaZheng

A 10 year old Chinese startup, DaZheng, has become the first firm worldwide to produce large, flexible perovskite solar panels at scale, with a promised efficiency of 21%. Traditional flexible thin-film solar cells are limited by expensive raw materials and complicated manufacturing processes, which lead to the high cost and limited applications. The new flexible […]

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EV Tech Start-up Matter Closes US$ 10 million Round

Ahmedabad based Matter, a vertically integrated product tech start-up focused on electric mobility and energy storage, has raised an initial US$ 10 million in its latest round of funding. The round drew interest from a diverse set of investors including Capital 2B, a technology fund backed by Infoedge, Climate Angels Fund, and other marquee Indian […]

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Hopcharge launches ‘world’s first doorstep EV charging service’ in India

The success of electric vehicles in a developing country like India depends on the availability of quality infrastructure; to begin with – battery charging option. A Gurgaon-based start-up Hopcharge has launched doorstep electric vehicle charging service after a successful testing round in some parts of Gurgaon. This is being hailed as the world’s first on-demand […]

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