Startup Updates

  • All updates
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Storage
  • Agriculture & Food
  • Waste Management
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Decarbonizing Industries
  • Low Carbon Mobility
  • GHG Management

All updates

New Delhi

Ask The Startup - Arjun P Gupta of Smart Joules

2023-05-10 Interview/discussion Startups

 

Ask the Startup is a series of interviews launched as part of the CLIMAFIXSummit 2023, India's largest climate startup summit, Sep 22 & 23, co-organized with the THE ENERGY CONSORTIUM - IIT MADRAS.

The series interviews successful climate startup founders and gets their inputs and perspectives on many important & interesting aspects of their startup journey.

We are pleased to kick off this series with an interview with Arjun P Gupta, founder of the startup Smart Joules, which offers energy efficiency solutions to industries and facilities with the use of digital technologies like IoT.

Here's Arjun in his own words... - https://www.climafix.in/blog/2023/05/06/ask-the-startup-arjun-gupta-of-smart-joules/ 

More...

Energy Efficient Industrial Equipment



Begaluru

Ask The Startup - Swapnil Shrivastav of Uravu Labs

2023-05-10 Interview/discussion Startups

 

Ask The Startup is a series of interviews launched as part of the CLIMAFIX Summit 2023, India's largest climate startup summit, Sep 22 & 23, co-organized with the THE ENERGY CONSORTIUM - IIT MADRAS.

The series interviews successful climate startup founders and gets their inputs and perspectives on many important & interesting aspects of their startup journey.

We are pleased to kick off this series with an interview with Swapnil Shrivastav, founder of the startup Uravu Labs, which is working on trying to solve water scarcity by extracting water from the air.

Here's Swapnil in his own words... - https://www.climafix.in/blog/2023/05/06/ask-the-startup-swapnil-shrivastav-of-uravu-labs/

More...

Water Use Efficiency



Chennai

Ask The Startup - Prabhjot Kaur of Esmito Solutions

2023-05-09 Interview/discussion Startups

Ask the Startup is a series of interviews launched as part of the CLIMAFIXSummit 2023, India's largest climate startup summit, Sep 22 & 23, co-organized with the THE ENERGY CONSORTIUM - IIT MADRAS.

The series interviews successful climate startup founders and gets their inputs and perspectives on many important & interesting aspects of their startup journey.

We are pleased to kick off this series with an interview with Prabhjot Kaur, co-founder of the e-mobility startup Esmito Solutions, a leading startup providing smart batteries and battery swap solutions for the Indian electric vehicle domain.

Here's Prabhjot in her own words... - https://www.climafix.in/blog/2023/05/06/ask-the-startup-prabhjot-kaur-of-esmito/

More...

Electric Mobility



Powering India's EV Future: An Inside Look at The Energy Company's Full-Stack Battery Solutions

2023-04-18 Case study Interview/discussion Startups

The Bengaluru-based startup has developed full-stack energy solutions for EVs, including a fast-charging battery pack and a freemium SaaS tool to monitor battery health and manage vehicle life cycles.

More...

Electric Mobility



Pune-based Startup Illuminate Develops Innovative Solar Lanterns for Rural Areas

2023-04-12 Innovations Startups

Pune-based IRDO has supplied thousands of solar lanterns to tribal villages, schools in the Northeast, and the National Disaster Response Force, among others.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Metastable Materials Secures Seed Funding led by Surge and Sequoia

2023-04-03 Financing Startups

The Bengaluru-based startup is working on the development of a chemical-free process to recycle lithium-ion batteries.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Yulu Partners with Food Delivery Platform Zomato 

2023-04-03 Business opportunity Collaboration Startups

Yulu is an electric mobility platform to enable Integrated Urban Mobility across public and private modes of transport.

More...

Electric Mobility



Enigma unveils 4 new EV two-wheelers and a prototype electric car racer

2023-03-30 Product / solution launch Startups

Enigma Automobiles Private Limited, founded by Anmol Bohre and Alankrit Bohre, is an auto manufacturer in the Electric two-wheeler segment.

More...

Electric Mobility



Tengin Utilizes Coconut for Women and Farmers' Livelihoods

2023-03-30 Business opportunity Startups

The Bengaluru-based zero-waste farming startup, creates multiple coconut-based products, such as oil, soap, and sugar, empowering women and farmers while earning high profits.

More...

Bio-based Materials



Chennai

Aventose Energy releases a new electric scooter, namely S110

2023-03-27 Product / solution launch Startups

The scooter released by the chennai based startup comes with a torque of 156 Nm wheel and a maximum speed of 60 Kmph. 

 

More...

Electric Mobility



Surat

Surat-based startup, Vani Moto opens a "battery swapping centre,"

2023-03-27 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

Drivers of electric rickshaws and tempos can swap batteries at the centre without having to wait for their vehicles to charge. 

More...

Electric Mobility



Quantumzyme Secures Patent for Sustainable Chemistry Enzyme in India

2023-03-25 Business opportunity Innovations Startups

Quantumzyme receives a patent for an eco-friendly catalyst with wide-ranging applications in pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, utilizing QZyme Workbench protein modeling technology.

More...

Low Carbon Chemicals & Fertilizers



Bengaluru

Clean energy startup Uravu Labs secures $2.3 Mn in a seed funding round

2023-03-24 Business opportunity Financing Startups

The Bengaluru-based company offers renewable energy solutions to residential and commercial users by primarily using ‘atmospheric moisture’ and renewable energy to produce drinking water.

More...

Water Use Efficiency



Dharaksha Ecosystems has designed a replacement for polystyrene packaging out of “rice stubble”

2023-03-22 Business opportunity Innovations Startups

The Delhi based startup pays the farmers for the stubble,i.e., something they would usually burn and converts it into a useful product. 

More...

Bio-based Materials



Odysse Electric Vehicles plans for setting up a second manufacturing facility

2023-03-21 Business opportunity Financing Startups

Odysse has electric two-wheelers for both B2C and B2B applications.

More...

Electric Mobility



AIC-IIITH’s social startup Jivoule Biofuels, a Hyderabad-based green energy company to receive Rs 2.5 crore

2023-03-18 Business opportunity Financing Product / solution launch

Jivoule Biofuels founded by Chandrasekhar Nandigama is working to set up a compressed biogas plant in Hyderabad

More...

Biofuels



Kabira Mobility raises $50 million funding from Qatar-based conglomerate Al-Abdulla Group

2023-03-18 Financing Startups

The company currently has an installed production capacity of 40,000 units a month at its Dharwad-based plant in Karnataka.
 

More...

Electric Mobility



Climatetech firm Aerem has received $5 million in its pre-Series A round of funding led by Avaana Capital

2023-03-17 Financing Innovations Startups

The company helps micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in utilising solar energy to cut their electricity bills by up to 70%.

More...

Utility Scale Solar PV



Zerocicle wins Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize for biodegradable packaging solution

2023-03-15 Contests & competitions Innovations Startups

ZeroCircle's alternative material made out of seaweed is marine degradable, home compostable and biodegistable.

More...

Bio-based Materials



AgriVijay helps farmers earn and save 7000 tons of CO2

2023-03-15 Business opportunity Innovations Product / solution launch

From solar water pumps to solar inverters, biogas digesters, solar water heaters, solar cold storage,, and solar dryers, the startup offers more than 200 types of green energy equipment tailored to farm needs and infrastructure set-up.

More...

Smart Farming



Boon, a water-tech startup founded by Vibha Tripathi and Advait Kumar to help 500 Villages with Clean Drinking Water

2023-03-14 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

The startup is planting AI-enabled and solar-powered water ATMs across the country.

More...

Water Use Efficiency



Loopworm is in the process of building a facility that will be able to produce 2,000 tonnes of insect protein a month

2023-03-13 Innovations Startups

Loopworm is an Agri-Biotechnology company that takes inspiration from nature, to convert organic wastes into valuable products.

More...

Bio-based Materials



Cleantech startup Varaha raises $4 million in seed funding

2023-03-13 Financing Startups

Based out of Gurugram and Bengaluru, Varaha is incentivising smallholder farmers to follow regenerative agriculture practices by creating high-quality carbon credits that augment their income.

More...

Regenerative Agriculture



VAAN Moto has launched two e-bike models, Urbansport and Urbansport Pro

2023-03-13 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

VAAN Moto expands its footprint in India's growing EV market by launching two e-bike models in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh markets, focusing on environmentally sustainable products.

More...

Electric Mobility



Deeptech startup Probus Smart Things has secured $3 Mn from Unicorn India Ventures

2023-03-09 Financing Product / solution launch Startups

The startup helps companies track electricity distribution & wastage.

More...

Digital for Decarbonization



MicroBite's Gammabox Technology Revolutionizes Biofuel Industry

2023-03-07 Innovations Startups

The Hyderabad-based ethanol startup has developed an innovation called GammaBox Technology that operates on a continuous process, reducing the reaction time and improving control over the reaction.

More...

Biofuels



Greenamor Ventures is manufacturing plastic-like biopolymers using coir waste

2023-03-06 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The sustainable venture founded by Ardra Nair in 2021 focuses on eco-packaging while solving the issue of global waste management by upcycling locally available coir.

More...

Agro Waste Management



UBreathe, a biotechnology startup that develops plant-based air purifiers, secures a deal of Rs 1.5 crore

2023-03-06 Financing Startups

The proprietary design boosts a plant’s natural process of removing pollutants from the air with improved soil breathability.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Altigreen is set to introduce a large passenger carrier next year to replace diesel three-wheelers used in district towns and villages

2023-03-02 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

The company is testing a four-wheeler EV prototype for intra-city cargo transportation.
 

More...

Electric Mobility



Electric cab service company Evera has raised $7 million from investors led by Germany's IEG Investment Banking Group

2023-03-02 Business opportunity Financing Startups

Evera has B2C and B2B offerings, with B2C customers largely coming from the airport category and the B2B customers being corporate companies that would want a pickup and drop facility for their employees.

More...

Electric Mobility



U-Solar receives investment from BlueOrchard Finance Ltd.

2023-03-02 Financing Startups

U-Solar is a platform for solar photovoltaic energy, from planning to operation and maintenance of rooftop and ground-mounted solar PV power plants.

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Rajat Verma, Founder and CEO of Lohum, talks about the challenges in Li-ion Battery Space

2023-03-01 Innovations Interview/discussion Startups

Lohum is a producer of sustainable Li-ion battery raw materials through recycling, repurposing, and low-carbon refining, and deals with integrated battery recycling and reuse.

More...

Battery Storage



India’s first carbon neutral hospital to be launched in Bengaluru

2023-02-28 Financing Product / solution launch Startups

The project will be executed by Ambica Constructions and Contractors, a Bengaluru-based developer who will be investing Rs 1200 crore in the healthcare industry, in association with Lifeline Hospitals Group, Chennai

More...

Low Carbon Construction Materials



Nurture.farm partners with SWAL Corporation Ltd

2023-02-28 Business opportunity Collaboration Startups

The partnership enables the companies to build smart risk-cover solutions for farmers to ensure financial safety and resilience against weather irregularities.

More...

Smart Farming



SUN Mobility showcased a lineup of innovative urban mobility products and solutions at the G20 Deep Tech Conference

2023-02-28 Contests & competitions Startups

The company's smart batteries are interoperable across all vehicles equipped with the SUN Mobility swapping technology.

More...

Electric Mobility



Ocior Energy India Pvt Ltd to signs an MoU with the government of Gujarat

2023-02-28 Business opportunity Collaboration Financing

The project involves the production of green hydrogen and green ammonia, and requires an investment of Rs 40,000 crore and will be set up in Kutch district.

More...

Green hydrogen



Plastic bags, foundry waste used to build India’s first carbon-negative toilet

2023-02-27 Innovations Startups

Made from foundry dust and plastic waste,  the Silica Plastic Block or SPB is a sustainable and recyclable building material that can be shredded back and turned into new blocks to be repurposed.

More...

Low Carbon Construction Materials



GrowiT India - An Agritech Startup raises Rs.50 Lakhs

2023-02-26 Financing Innovations Startups

The startup aims to manufacture products that ensure optimum quality and yield for the Indian Agricultural & Farming Industry while lowering its carbon footprint.

More...

Low Carbon Food



Surat-based electric vehicle startup’s Director, Mr. Tushar Chhabhaya talks about their upcoming product

2023-02-24 Interview/discussion Product / solution launch Startups

The high-speed bike, Commander, by Aarya Automobiles Ltd., will be introduced by the end of February 2023.

More...

Electric Mobility



Stratify 3D Private Limited has constructed a 3D-printed security post using concrete containing industrial wastes and fibres

2023-02-23 Innovations Startups

The concrete created from industrial wastes and fibres can withstand stress (force per unit area) or load of up to 40 Newtons per square millimetre.

More...

Low Carbon Construction Materials



Carboless, a Bhopal based Company partners with Sheesha Finance

2023-02-23 Business opportunity Collaboration Financing

Carboless provides solutions and integrated services to their clients for carbon avoidance, carbon reduction, carbon sequestration, and carbon offsetting to achieve carbon neutrality.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Padcare Labs innovates sanitary napkin recycling with patented technology

2023-02-23 Case study Interview/discussion Startups

The process of 'menstrual hygiene management' developed by the Pune-based startup ensures the complete recycling of used sanitary napkins, starting from their collection to the final processing stage.

More...

Solid Waste Management



EV startup River on launched its first electric two-wheeler model

2023-02-22 Financing Innovations Product / solution launch

The EV startup, backed by Lowercarbon Capital, Maniv Mobility, Toyota Ventures, has raised a total funding of $13 Mn till date

More...

Electric Mobility



Okaya has launched its newest model, the Faast F2F electric scooter

2023-02-22 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

Keeping in view the low cost, with a top speed of 55 kilometers per hour (34 miles per hour), it's packing an 800-watt hub motor mated to a 2.2-kilowatt-hour battery pack. 

More...

Electric Mobility



Ashaya, creates recycled sunglasses made from empty packets (bags) of chips

2023-02-22 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The recycled sunglasses made of multi-layered plastics (MLP) were developed at a laboratory in Pune and release under the brand name “Without”.

More...

Solid Waste Management



S4S Technologies, converts farm losses to value-added products

2023-02-22 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The startup provides a platform to convert lower-grade farm produce into food ingredients using its patented solar-powered food processing system.

More...

Agro Waste Management



Bounce Infinity to launch E1 Limited Edition Electric Scooter In India

2023-02-22 Product / solution launch Startups

E1 has a swappable 1.9 kWh battery that, according to the company, can be fully charged in four hours.

More...

Electric Mobility



Bhavish Aggrawal’s Ola Electric is set to invest a little over INR 7,600 Cr to set up manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu

2023-02-20 Product / solution launch Startups

The EV manufacturer plans to build two facilities – an advanced cell chemistry plant and a four-wheel EV plant.

More...

Electric Mobility



Loom Solar has raised $2 Mn funding from US based Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA)

2023-02-17 Financing Startups

Loom Solar is a start-up, a manufacturer of solar panels and Lithium batteries based out of Faridabad, Haryana.

More...

Utility Scale Solar PV



StepChange, helps companies reduce their Scope 3 emissions

2023-02-17 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

StepChange has offered 3 solutions like a SaaS product - an ESG management tool, a product lifecycle impact analysis tool and mobile app-based solutions that gamifies sustainability-oriented habits.

More...

Corporate Carbon Management



Bengaluru-based Ather Energy plans to raise approximately $250 million

2023-02-17 Business opportunity Financing Startups

The company has obtained a revenue of over ?2,000 crore, in January and is likely to hit the $1 billion revenue figure by the end of this year.

More...



Ather Energy has installed over 1,000 fast-charging stations, Ather Grids, across 80 cities in India

2023-02-17 Product / solution launch Startups

The fast-charging stations enable EV owners to charge their vehicles up to 80% at 1.5 km/min. 

More...

Electric Mobility



Newtrace to develop a new class of "membraneless" electrolysers for the "green hydrogen" market

2023-02-16 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

Prasanta Sarkar and Rochan Sinha are working to reduce the cost of “green hydrogen” to a level comparable to that of the “grey hydrogen” made from natural gas

More...

Green hydrogen



Chennai- based startup Garuda Aerospace unveils SURAJ, a solar-powered unmanned reconnaissance aerial J-Glider

2023-02-16 Innovations Startups

SURAJ is an ISR high-altitude drone designed specifically for surveillance operations, providing real-time information to the high command and protecting jawans on the ground.

More...

Utility Scale Solar PV



EV startup FreshBus secures INR 26 Cr in seed funding from ixigo

2023-02-16 Financing Startups

Founded in 2019 by Sudhakar Reddy Chirra, FreshBus manages a full-stack platform for  noise-free electric buses.

More...

Mass Transit



Banyan Nation uses plastic wastes in quality packaging applications - such as shampoo, detergent, and lotion bottles.

2023-02-16 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

They have produced over 300 million FMCG bottles from recycled plastic for major clients like Hindustan Unilever, Shell, HPCL, and Reckitt.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Fyn Mobility, an integrated EV ecosystem platform, has partnered with Exponent Energy

2023-02-16 Collaboration Product / solution launch Startups

The partnership will serve to scale up fast charging EV fleet, and targets expansion to 6 cities

More...

Electric Mobility



Simple Energy to raise $15-20 million in its first institutional round

2023-02-14 Business opportunity Financing Startups

The electric vehicle startup recently opened its plant at Shoolagiri, Tamil Nadu, built with an initial investment of Rs 100 crore.

More...

Electric Mobility



Vikas Aggarwal, Founder & MD, Ipower Batteries Pvt Ltd talks about lithium batteries

2023-02-14 Innovations Interview/discussion Startups

Ipower manufactures Lithium-Ion Batteries usingNMC and LFP cells, & has developed BMS software for providing IoT solutions and remote control features.

More...

Battery Storage



Mukul Chhabra’s ScrapUncle bags an Shark Tank offer of Rs 60 lakh for 5% equity

2023-02-13 Business opportunity Financing Startups

The Delhi-based startup allows users to sell scrap for pre-quoted prices to verified collectors, which is then segregated and recycled.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Magenta Mobility has raised $40 million in its Series B funding

2023-02-13 Business opportunity Financing Startups

Magenta is a EV charging and mobility solutions company backed by HPCL and investors such as JITO Angel Network, LetsVenture, and Indian-American philanthropist, Dr Kiran Patel.

More...

Electric Mobility



LionCharge builds a wide network of EV charging stations to support & increase the EV adoption rate in India

2023-02-11 Business opportunity Startups

The solutions provided vary from DC fast charging on the move to AC fast charging at home

More...

Battery Storage



Ecoline Clothing produces clothes made from recycled PET bottle waste

2023-02-09 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

All the products of Ecoline Clothing hold the Ocean Bound Plastic Certification, Global Recycle Standard, OEKO-TEX® and ISO certification to ensure traceability. 

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Carbon Clean's Co-Founder, Prateek Bumb, offers his insight on the role of carbon capture

2023-02-09 Interview/discussion Product / solution launch Startups

The company offers solutions to accelerate the global deployment of CCUS, especially in hard-to-abate sectors such as cement, steel, refineries and energy from waste. 

 

More...

CO2 Capture & Storage



Turno raises $13.8 million in its Series A funding round led by US-based venture capital firms B Capital and Quona Capital

2023-02-09 Financing Startups

The company’s new technology enhances the life-cycle of batteries and prolongs their usable life preventing toxic e-waste.

More...

Electric Mobility



SoHHytec is guided by Swissnex, to expand its artificial photosynthesis technology into the Indian market

2023-02-08 Business opportunity Innovations Startups

The technology mimics the process of photosynthesis in trees, where sunlight and water are taken as the input and fuel (Hydrogen) and energy (heat) are given as output

More...

Green hydrogen



Zypp Electric raises funds of USD 25-million under series B funding from investors, led by Gogoro

2023-02-08 Business opportunity Collaboration Financing

Gogoro and Zypp formed a strategic B2B partnership to accelerate the electric transformation of fleets and last mile deliveries in India.

More...

Electric Mobility



Vayve Mobility to launch solar-powered electric car Eva in the market in 2024

2023-02-08 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The car contains 150 watt solar panels on the sunroof that can give it 10-12 km of range everyday or 3,000 km a year.

More...

Electric Mobility



Zerocircle turns seaweed into eco-friendly, low-cost plastic alternatives for packaging

2023-02-08 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The packaging is soluble and dissolves in the ocean without leaving any microplastic causing no harm to the biodiversity.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Insectika Biotech Pvt Ltd receives a Rs 100 crore Israeli investment for commercialisation of its product

2023-02-06 Financing Innovations Startups

The startup developed an auto-climatized & decentralised insect farming bioreactor to up-cycle municipal bio-waste & industrialise the affordable insect farming.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Amp Energy India commissions 5 MW solar power project for pharma company BSV

2023-02-06 Collaboration Financing Startups

This partnership will service about 65% of BSV’s annual energy needs that will help it achieve 35% savings on its overall energy costs on a year-on-year basis.

More...

Utility Scale Solar PV



Pune-based Flash Electronics collaborates with Slovenia’s GEM Motors

2023-02-06 Collaboration Startups

Under the new partnership, both brands will manufacture hub motors in the range of 1kW to 15kW for application in various categories of electric vehicles.
 

More...

Low Carbon Trucking



BluSmart to expand business with two manufacturing units of its own

2023-02-06 Business opportunity Startups

BluSmart Mobility, is an Indian ride-sharing company, headquartered in Gurugram, India, founded by Anmol Singh Jaggi, Punit K Goyal and Puneet Singh Jaggi 

More...

Electric Mobility



Delhi-based Climatenza Solar develops solar thermal technology to generate energy for industrial applications

2023-02-03 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

Climatenza Solar, founded by Akshay Makar, will be investing $8.4 million for the development of a solar thermal production line for mass manufacturing.

More...

Solar Thermal



Yulu bikes and Magna have gotten into a joint venture to launch Yuma Energy

2023-02-03 Collaboration Financing Startups

The company will offer ‘battery-as-a-service’ or, in other words, a swappable battery ecosystem for electric two-wheelers.

 

More...

Electric Mobility



Uravu Labs develops an affordable and sustainable atmospheric water harvesting system

2023-02-03 Innovations Startups

The low-cost modular approach could provide a blueprint for a device that might be capable of harvesting up to 1,000 litres of water a day 

More...

Water Use Efficiency



Shroff Industries turns banana waste into eco-friendly handicrafts

2023-02-03 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

The startup makes banana fibre out of the stems, which is later turned into baskets, planters, ropes, bags, brooms, yoga mats, mats, wall clocks etc.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Yokogawa Electric Corporation makes a US$10 million Series B investment in Ideation3X Pte. Ltd.

2023-02-02 Business opportunity Financing Startups

i3X possesses technology for producing high-quality alternative fuels from waste. 

More...

Solid Waste Management



Anjali Bansal’s view on investment in climate-tech and sustainability

2023-02-01 Financing Startups

Avaana, invests in three sectors - energy and resource management, mobility and supply chains, and climate-resilient agriculture.

More...

Climate Finance



Union budget for 2023-24 focuses on 'green growth', in line with the long term climate goals for 2070

2023-02-01 Financing Startups

Rs.35,000 crore provided for priority capital investments towards energy transition and net zero objectives

More...



Hemp, used to enable small farmers and women artisans to lift their incomes in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

2023-01-29 Business opportunity Capacity building / Training / Education Innovations

The startup Himalayan Hemp uses hemp plants to produce sanitary pad, apparels, bags and shoes, besides protein powder, anti-aging and edible oils, and other cosmetic products.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Ecozen, a Pune-based deep tech startup, raises $25 million in combined equity and debt capital

2023-01-25 Business opportunity Financing Startups

The Series C round's equity portion was led by Nuveen and Dare Ventures, with participation from Export-Import Bank of India.

More...

Reducing Non-CO2 Industrial & Agricultural Emissions



Toy Trunk Fosters Success with Handmade Eco-Friendly Educational Toys Crafted by Artisans

2023-01-25 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

The Pune-based startup creates eco-friendly toys with non-toxic materials, crafted by traditional artisans, based on extensive research on the motor and cognitive development of children.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Roorkee

Sodium-ion Battery Maker Indi Energy Wins National Innovation Award

2023-01-24 Contests & competitions Innovations Startups

Awarded the National Startup Award in the Energy Storage Category by the GoI's Startup India initiative.

More...

Battery Storage



EV battery startup Log9 has raised $40 Mn funding in its Series B round

2023-01-23 Financing Startups

The funding round, which was a mix of equity and debt, was led by Amara Raja Batteries Ltd and Petronas Ventures

More...

Electric Mobility



Bhopal

India International Science Festival 2023, Jan 21-24 Bhopal includes a Startup Conclave

2023-01-21 Event Startups

Eighth edition of the IISF will be organized at the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, Jan 21-24, 2023

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Bengaluru

C-CAMP won at the National Startup Awards 2022 as an Ecosystem Enabler

2023-01-20 Contests & competitions Startups

Bengaluru-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) has built a portfolio of 350+ startups & innovators across 34 states & UTs in India supported by funding, incubation & advancement programmes

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Garuda Aerospace to present a carbon-neutral drone during the World Economic Forum 2023

2023-01-20 Innovations IT / Digital Product / solution launch

The farmers can increase their income by using the high-capacity Kisan drones to quickly deliver their produce. Insecticide and nutrient spraying, crop assessment, and digitalization of land data are further uses for the Kisan Drones.

More...

Smart Farming



BiofuelCircle is developing a digital enterprise for biomass farmer producer organisations (FPOs) and farmers

2023-01-20 Business opportunity Startups

BiofuelCircle’s digital platform has set up a three-sided e-marketplace connecting biomass / agri residues buyers and sellers along with service providers for transportation, warehousing, and other supply chain services.

More...

Biofuels



Jodhpur

Electric motorcycle from startup Devot debuts

2023-01-19 Product / solution launch Startups

That's a fairly powerful motorcycle from Jodhpur based Devot Motors - 9.5 kW motor, 200 Km range, 120 Km top speed

More...

Electric Mobility



India's start-up scene to be at the forefront of driving financial prosperity in the next quarter century

2023-01-19 Case study Innovations Startups

With over 100 unicorns, valued at $340 billion, India’s start-up ecosystem is the third-largest in the world

More...

Climate Finance



Can we expect many millet startups?

2023-01-18 Business opportunity Startups

A report on India's waking up to the millet potential makes one think if this foodgrain could hold significant potential for startups too

More...

Low Carbon Food



2023, The Defining Year For India’s Climate Tech Startups

2023-01-18 Business opportunity Financing Startups

As per a Unitus and Climake India report, the Indian climate tech market needs a capital infusion of over $1 Tn by 2030

More...

Climate Finance



15 min fast charging battery for 3 wheelers - Altigreen, in collaboration with energy startup Exponent Energy, has launched the neEV Tez

2023-01-16 Collaboration Startups

The neEV Tez features an 8.2kWh e^pack (battery pack), a proprietary battery by Exponent built using regular LFP (lithium ferro-phosphate) cell chemistry. The most prominent feature is of course the 15 minute fast charging option.

More...

Electric Mobility



Norwegian Climate Investment Fund, will undertake its first investment in an Indian transmission project

2023-01-09 Business opportunity Collaboration Financing

In partnership with ReNew Power, Norfund and KLP will invest around 900 million INR

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Gujarat

Matter Energy, Luminous Power tie for home inverters, stationary applications

2023-01-08 Collaboration Startups

To collaborate around low-voltage stationary energy storage solutions, develop dual-purpose smart home dock inverter with IoT capabilities

More...

Battery Storage



Pune

Energy distribution startup Repos expected to grow three-fold to Rs 185 crore

2023-01-08 Startups

Also plans to raise Rs 300 crores to to assist in expansion of business across India as well as a platform to offer carbon-neutral fuels such as ethanol and electric vehicle chargers.

More...

Biofuels



All CSIR labs to turn global centres of research and innovation, assist startups

2023-01-07 Capacity building / Training / Education Collaboration Startups

Effort will focus on academia and skill development, students from varying domain will be made better aware of research activities and facilities of the CSIR laboratories.

Another focus of the campaign is to support more and more startups and entrepreneurship in India.

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Electric vehicle charging aggregator ElectricPe has closed a $5 Mn Pre-Series A funding round

2023-01-05 Financing Innovations Startups

ElectricPe will use the funds to deepen tech investments and scale operations.

More...

Electric Mobility



Noida

Mercedes-Benz Energy Partners With Indian Start-Up Lohum To Recycle EV Batteries

2023-01-04 Collaboration Startups

Lohum becomes MBE's first partner in Asia for battery repurposing activities

More...

Battery Storage



Bengaluru

Wenergie wants to make alternative energy a fixture across India through its platform

2023-01-03 Startups

The startup's solution is a gateway device that integrates grid-tied Solar PV systems with any kind of storage technology to function as a smart micro-grid.

More...

Distributed Solar PV



SME fund Neev II to complete Rs 2,000 cr fundraising by June

2023-01-03 Financing Startups

Commitments from global and domestic investors - European Investment Bank (EIB), Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO); Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), SRI Fund and the State Bank of India.

More...

Climate Finance



Eicher Motors to Acquire Stake in European Electric Motorcycle firm Start Motors

2022-12-30 Financing Innovations Product / solution launch

Stark Future, based in Barcelona, Spain recently launched a high performance electric motocross bike.

More...

Electric Mobility



Bengaluru

Q&A with Mateen Abdul, Co-founder & CEO of Grassroots Energy

2022-12-29 Innovations Interview/discussion Startups

A startup focussed on bio-energy solutions, it is reportedly developing a Bio-Hydrogen two-stage production process, which removes the need for energy-intensive feedstock sterilization and can produce nearly 100% H2 using organic waste.

More...

Biofuels



Foxtini, an electric motor engineering start-up from New Delhi acquires a multimillion Euro deal

2022-12-28 Financing Startups

Electric Motor Startup Foxtini has acquired a multimillion Euro deal with Arihant s.r.l an Italian engineering company, based in Turin

More...

Electric Mobility



Electric Vehicle Chargers and Electric Charging infrastructure Provider Plugzmart secures Rs. 3.63 Crore in seed funding

2022-12-28 Financing Startups

IIT Madras-incubated Smart EV Charger start-up Plugzmart raises Rs. 3.63 Crore in seed funding, led by early-stage VC BlueHill Capital, followed by Meera Reddy of SKCL, Kartik Meyyappan, L. Ramkumar, Sivadas Raghava and Shailaja Reddy.

More...

Battery Storage



Myplan8's application to sensitise people about their carbon footprint and help reduce emissions

2022-12-28 Calculators & estimation tools Product / solution launch Startups

Application would help track the carbon footprint caused by day-to-day lifestyle, regular travel, and food consumption habits.

More...

Low Carbon Lifestyles



Telangana

Greenhouse-in-a-box startup Kheyti wins Prince Williams' Earthshot Prize

2022-12-26 Contests & competitions Startups

Develops a sustainable solution for small farmers devised by Telangana startup Kheyti has won the 1 million pounds prize!

More...

Smart Farming



Plugzmart builds an IoT-enabled smart EV charging management system

2022-12-23 Interview/discussion Product / solution launch Startups

Incubated at IIT Madras in 2019, Plugzmart has a portfolio of products including chargers for 2-, 3-, and 4-wheelers.

More...

Battery Storage



Carnot Technologies is empowering farmers to take data driven decisions and earn up to 30 per cent more

2022-12-23 Calculators & estimation tools IT / Digital Startups

The agritech startup’s product ‘Krishe Smartkit' is a telematics system that goes on tractor/agri-machinery and helps improve the productivity from tractor usage.

More...

Smart Farming



Gurugram

Battery analytics platform iRasus raises seed funding

2022-12-22 Financing Startups

Undisclosed amount from DFAN, Elina Investments, Amit Khetan & Bhuvan Gupta. Startup building a software that uses data analytics to manage end to end battery systems

More...

Battery Storage



Interview with Breathe Capital co-founder Shaurya Bhutani on Climate Tech Investments

2022-12-22 Financing Startups

Breathe Capital is a sector agnostic early-stage investment firm focusing on investing in technology startups that are building for the climate

More...

Climate Finance



Shaka Harry, plant-based meat brand in India, opened its first physical location at Bengaluru Airport

2022-12-21 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

The startup, funded by MS Dhoni is currently serving customers across 10 cities

More...

Low Carbon Food



Indian Railways' Meghdoot Harvests Water from Air

2022-12-20 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

They had launched it in 2019 and had installed it in some railways stations in Maharashtra & Telangana. It works on the principle of condensation and designed by Maitri Aquatech in collaboration with CSIR- IICT Hyderabad.

More...

Water Use Efficiency



New Delhi

How Merak Ventures & Huddle Are Fuelling Indian Climate Tech Startups

2022-12-19 Capacity building / Training / Education Financing Product / solution launch

Huddle and Merak Ventures have launched ClimAct, a climate tech accelerator programme to accelerate and fund early-stage startups in the climate tech space The programme has received over 190 applications, mostly from pre-seed and seed-stage startups in the mobility, transportation and agritech spaces

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Chennai

Proptech Startup Facilio's Energy Management Business Gaining Pace

2022-12-19 Business opportunity Product / solution launch Startups

Their product for monitoring energy consumption in buildings is gaining traction and the firm is expecting to increase headcount significantly for this division

More...

Energy Efficient Buildings



Surat

Li-ion Battery Pack Maker Renon's Plans

2022-12-15 Case study Startups

The startup, founded in 2019, currently makes about 300 Li-ion battery packs a day. In a conversation with YourStory, Aditya, Co-founder and CEO of ?Renon India, discusses the current activities and future plans

More...

Battery Storage



The Department of Agriculture under has commenced the work for creating Agristack in India

2022-12-14 IT / Digital Product / solution launch Startups

The Agristack is an ecosystem for facilitating the delivery of digital services to farmers by the government, Agri-tech firms, startups, FPOs, and other entities.

More...

Digital for Decarbonization



Chennai

How climatetech startup Welfund is enabling efficient solar adoption in India

2022-12-12 Innovations Startups

Chennai-based climatetech startup Welfund is creating a digital marketplace model to help consumers access affordable financing for rooftop solar projects.

More...

Climate Finance



Bengaluru

Java Capital Launches Rs 75 crore Seed Stage Fund

2022-12-12 Financing Startups

Focus on startups looking to raise pre-seed to pre-series A funding across sectors - deep-tech, software-as-a-service (SaaS), enterprise tech, fintech, and climate and sustainability

More...

Climate Finance



Researchers at IIT Madras have developed and deployed the Ocean Wave Energy Generator.

2022-12-09 Innovations Startups

The device located about six kilometres from the coast of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, generates electricity from the oscillation of waves. 

More...

Hydro Power



Bengaluru

Bullwork Mobility is developing autonomous electric vehicles for reducing operational cost for farmers

2022-12-08 Innovations Startups

The Bengaluru based startup develops smart, connected, and autonomous electric vehicles (EVs) for the agri sector.

More...

Electric Mobility



Real estate decarbonisation startup Accacia raises $2.5 million in seed round

2022-12-06 Financing Startups

Accacia is an AI-enabled SAAS providing real estate developers, asset managers and financial institutions the key metrics and decisions they need to decarbonize their portfolio.

More...



Co-founder and CEO of Sheru, Ankit Mittal during an interaction series with startup companies in the energy and mobility space

2022-12-06 Interview/discussion Startups

According to Ankit Mittal (CEO, Co-founder - Sheru), the ease of raising capital for startups from foreign entities can be increased.

More...

Battery Storage



Bengaluru

Satellite imagery for reducing CO2 emissions

2022-12-04 Startups

Space tech startup Pixxel Space believes that its high-resolution satellite imagery and analytics tools can help companies monitor emissions at scale and reduce carbon emissions and regulate pollution.

More...

Reducing Non-CO2 Industrial & Agricultural Emissions



Shillong

Meghalaya startup Rynsan Creation uses dehydrated fruits, spices for making snacks

2022-12-04 Startups

Its dehydration technology reduces spoilage and wastage of fruits, vegetables and other crops.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Celcius Logistics, has launched temperature-controlled delivery services for food and pharma orders

2022-12-01 Collaboration Product / solution launch Startups

The cold-chain marketplace startup startup has currently tied up with Zomato and is the partner of choice for temperature-controlled deliveries for their intercity orders.

More...

Low Carbon Food



Bengaluru

Transition VC Launches INR 400 Cr Maiden Fund To Back Cleantech Startups

2022-11-23 Financing Startups

Transition VC will back startups in segments such as emobility, green hydrogen and energy storage, with a focus on early stage startups

More...

Climate Finance



Bengaluru

GPS Renewables Launches ‘ARYA’, a Platform for Climate-Positive Projects

2022-11-18 Capacity building / Training / Education Collaboration Product / solution launch

GPS has launched ARYA, a climate infrastructure platform focused on sustainable biofuels and industrial decarbonization projects. Founded with an aim to help India achieve its Net Zero target, Arya will incubate, develop, and operate climate-positive projects, with GPS Renewables as the execution partner.

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Ather Energy hires the former head of Tesla Inc.’s India policy division

2022-11-07 Business opportunity Policy Startups

Manoj Khurana was earlier Tesla’s Regional Policy & Business Development Head.

More...

Electric Mobility



Agriculture ministry to set up Rs 500 Cr accelerator program to promote agri startups

2022-11-03 Capacity building / Training / Education Startups

DARE, DPIIT, agri incubators, agriculture universities, research institutes, investors, and other stakeholders will be included in the programme

More...

Regenerative Agriculture



Cisco, Villgro to support 5 women-led climate tech startups in India

2022-11-02 Business opportunity Capacity building / Training / Education Collaboration

They will offer financial support of up to Rs 20 lakhs per startup, capacity building, mentorship and go-to-market assistance..

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



PepsiCo’s agriculture accelerator funds 14 agri businesses in India and other countries

2022-10-22 Financing Startups

Pepsi's Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund investments are designed to “de-risk” promising initiatives while accelerating the development of innovative technologies and approaches that can help scale the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices. 

More...

Regenerative Agriculture



A new bladeless wind energy unit, patented by Aeromine Technologies looks efficient compared to conventional units.

2022-10-17 Innovations Startups

The technology leverages aerodynamics similar to airfoils in a race car to capture and amplify each building’s airflow.

More...

Wind Power



EV Tech Start-up Matter Announces New Design Centre in Pune

2022-10-14 Product / solution launch Startups

The facility will have house digital and physical clay modelling labs, colours, materials, finishes, graphics and accessories labs, Human Machine Interaction (HMI) prototyping labs, VR modelling

More...

Electric Mobility



Entrackr has prepared a report on startups which are emerging or have achieved product market fit in India

2022-09-28 Product / solution launch Startups

As per data compiled by Entrackr's data tracking platform Fintrackr, nearly 43 startups in the EV mobility space have raised funds worth around $673 million in 2022.

 

More...

Electric Mobility



What can India learn from Israel climate tech?

2022-09-25 Collaboration Innovations Startups

An interesting overview of interesting innovations and efforts happening in the climate tech ecosystem in Israel and how can India can collaborate and benefit from this

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Bengaluru

C-Camp - India's effort to support biotech startups begins to bear fruit

2022-09-24 Business opportunity Financing Innovations

C-Camp recently announced that seven biotech startups started with its support have together raised about $70 million this year, at a collective valuation of about $250 million. A very valuable read for those keen on understanding startup pioneers in the fast growing Indian bio-economy sector.

More...

Bio-based Materials



GREENEST, has shipped plant based meat export consignment to USA from Gujarat

2022-09-24 Business opportunity Startups

The Indian plant protein food brand is backed by investors like Better Bite Ventures, a New Zealand based firm.

More...

Low Carbon Food



Bengauru

Pravaig Dynamics to Put India's first Electric Supercar on Roads by November 2022

2022-09-22 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

Bengaluru startup to launch its first electric luxury car in November, having confirmed bookings of close to 1,000 units for its debut car.

More...

Electric Mobility



Voltreum is set to launch its Volt-X blockchain-based peer-to-peer energy trading application

2022-09-21 Product / solution launch Startups

Volt-X is based on the Ethereum protocol with the energy efficient proof-of-stake on the Global Digital Cluster Coin platform and is built on a microgrid architecture to connect small neighbourhoods.

More...

Digital for Decarbonization



San Francisco

SETU Initiative from GoI To Empower Indian Startups

2022-09-20 Capacity building / Training / Education Collaboration Startups

Uniion Minister Piyush Goyal recenty launched an initiative called SETU in San Fransisco, California. SETU stands for Supporting Entrepreneurs in Transforming and Upskilling. The program aims to connect Indian entrepreneurs and startups to USA investors.

More...

Low Carbon Accelerators



Swachhata Startup Challenge winners receive Rs 25 lakhs grant from MoHUA and AFD

2022-09-20 Contests & competitions Innovations Startups

Organized by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, AFD (Agence Fracaise de Developpement), with Villgro as the implementation partner.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Climate Angels to invest Rs 1000 crores in climate tech startups next 5 years

2022-08-25 Financing Startups

An interview with Climate Angels founder Shailesh Vickram Singh

More...

Climate Finance



Mumbai, Goa

How Apurva Kothari's No Nasties became one of India's most environment-friendly t-shirt brands

2022-08-24 Case study Startups

A nice story on how Kothari's fully-owned, self-funded company is innovating to reduce their product's net carbon footprint.

More...

Low Carbon Textiles & Fashion



Indian startup WOCE launches 'Carbon Book' app for personal carbon footprint reduction

2022-08-17 IT / Digital Startups

Aims to reduce carbon emissions by 150 million tonnes by 2024. Startup claims that by using this app, individuals can reduce their carbon emissions by 20%-30%, on average, in a year.

More...

Digital for Decarbonization



Pune

Startup Pi Green and Cummins sign clean air retrofit agreement

2022-08-17 Collaboration Innovations Startups

A filterless device, it is based on electrostatic precipitation for capturing particulate matter in emissions

More...

Low Carbon Cities



Startup Exponent Energy to scale 15-min rapid EV charging with $13 million funding

2022-08-17 Financing Innovations Startups

To scale up its EV network to 100 location points per city, starting with Bengaluru.

More...

Electric Mobility



Gurugram

Hygenco, Jindal Stainless sign India’s first long-term green hydrogen offtake deal

2022-08-17 Business opportunity Collaboration Product / solution launch

The agreement will see Hygenco build, own and operate a multi-megawatt green hydrogen facility for a period of 20 years, helping Jindal Steel to cut down 2700 tons of CO2 every year

More...

Green hydrogen



Mumbai

Otipy to Deliver Farm Fresh Fruits & Vegetables to Residents in Mumbai

2022-08-04 IT / Digital Startups

With the help of AI-based demand prediction, Otipy has been able to decrease food wastage in the supply chain from 40 percent down to just 3 percent.

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Surat

EV Logistics Startup EVIFY Partners with Carbon Credit Advisory and Attains Carbon Neutrality

2022-08-04 Collaboration Financing Startups

EVIFY is an EV logistics startups for last-mile delivery. It has entered into a partnership with CREDUCE, a firm in climate change mitigation technologies and a global carbon credit advisory.

More...

Electric Mobility



Gurgaon

BATX - Li-ion battery recycling startup, an interview with founder

2022-08-02 Interview/discussion Startups

Producing battery grade materials by recycling end-of-life Li-ion batteries. An interesting interview with the co co-founder

More...

Battery Storage



Conversation with a clean tech VC fund & how they select startups

2022-08-02 Collaboration Financing Interview/discussion

Interview with Climate Angels, a SEBI CAT I investment fund focused on creating a sustainable future

More...

Climate Finance



Bengaluru

Startup converts food waste into pet feed

2022-07-31 Innovations Startups

A Bengaluru based startup, Loopworm, converts food waste into valuable raw materials. 

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Bambrew - A startup making sustainable packaging from bamboo, sugarcane

2022-07-28 Business opportunity Startups

Provides sustainable packaging solutions across hospitality, FMCG, retail, and logistics sectors to more than 170 clients, including Amazon, Nykaa, 1MG.

More...

Bio-based Materials



Incubated at IIT-Roorkee, this startup is converting organic waste into industrial enzymes

2022-07-27 Innovations Startups

Fermentech uses carefully designed unit operations to process agro-waste and for reactor operations to ensure multiple products with a high yield. The process yields three products: enzymes, prebiotics, and high CV fuel pellets (for heating boilers).

More...

Agro Waste Management



Startup Sheru close to achieving 20 MWh energy storage capacity annually

2022-07-25 Business opportunity Startups

Sheru solves the problem of lack of storage by aggregating idle battery capacity to create a virtual energy stroage platform. Power producers and utilities can store their energy virtually on-demand and on a pay-per-use basis.

More...

Battery Storage



Hindalco, Phinergy and IOP join forces to make aluminium-air batteries for EVs and energy storage

2022-07-19 Collaboration Startups

As per the MOU, Phinergy and IOP will partner exclusively with Hindalco in India, on R&D and pilot production of aluminium plates for aluminium-air batteries, and recycling of aluminium, after usage in these batteries.

More...

Battery Storage



Hyderabad startup TRST01 is tackling climate action through blockchain technology

2022-07-19 IT / Digital Product / solution launch Startups

Blockchain startup TRST01 recently launched NFT tokens to digitise carbon and solar credits

More...

Digital for Decarbonization



How This Pune-based Agritech Startup Reduces Wastage In Farm Produce Using AI

2022-07-14 Innovations Startups

Farmpal uses artificial intelligence to connect farmers directly with end consumers such as local kiranas, supermarkets, sabjiwala and more.

More...

Agro Waste Management



Bengaluru

Brief case study of Newtrace, the Indian startup trying to make cheaper electrolyzers

2022-07-14 Case study Interview/discussion Startups

The startup makes less costly electrolyzers through a combination of different materials and optimal design.

More...

Green hydrogen



Roorkee & Vishakapatnam

GreenJams makes carbon negative bricks that can also cut costs by 50%

2022-07-13 Case study Innovations Startups

Product is made of upcycled material and can reduce construction costs by 50%, increase thermal insulation by 50%, and cut time required for constructing buildings

More...

Low Carbon Construction Materials



Gensol to acquire majority stake in US based EV startup

2022-07-12 Financing Startups

The aim behind the acquisition appears to be to produce about 12,000 electric cars in India annually.

More...

Electric Mobility



Blume Ventures leads $2.5m round of Indian solar energy firm

2022-07-11 Financing Startups

The company offers a digital platform that allows clients to get access to loans from Aerem’s in-house non-bank financial companies and partner banks.

More...

Distributed Solar PV



ClimateTech startup Climes raises $1.2 million in funding

2022-07-05 Financing Startups

Climes to use the capital to expand brand synergies with fashion, food, travel, beauty, and personal care industries

More...



Bengaluru

Electrolyzer firm Ohmium to increase its green hydrogen production four fold by end of 2022

2022-07-04 Business opportunity Startups

Plans to increase its capacity to 2 GW by Dec 2022

More...

Green hydrogen



Pune

Solar-based cold storage and solar water pumps startup Ecozen raises Rs 54 crores

2022-06-28 Financing Startups

Explores markets in Africa and Southeast Asia for its smart, solar-based solutions in the agricultural sector

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Bengaluru

EV Startup Mecwin India To Set p Rs 50 Cr Manufacturing Plant In Bengaluru

2022-06-24 Product / solution launch Startups

The startup's plant will be for manufacturing EV motors and motor controllers

More...

Electric Mobility



Krishnagiri

Ola Electric provides sneak peek of upcoming e-car at customer event

2022-06-20 Product / solution launch Startups

The company plans to reveal further details about the e-car on August 15 and will provide information as to when customers can book the car, in another two months’ time

More...

Electric Mobility



Goa

build3 - Goa-based startup studio supporting & financing early stage startups

2022-06-16 Financing Innovations Startups

'build3' is a Startup Studio based in Goa that works with early stage startups, including providing capital investment of up to ? 3.75 crores ($500k). Climate change happens to be one of their target areas.

More...

Climate Finance



Electric Rickshaw Startup Oye! Rickshaw Charges Ahead In India

2022-06-16 Case study Startups

A detailed news report from Forbes about Oye! Rickshaw, their product, technology and business model

More...

Electric Mobility



Bangalore

Micelio Mobility and NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore signed an MoU to help empower clean mobility startups in India

2022-06-15 Collaboration Financing Startups

Collaboration between Micelio Mobility and NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore will provide critical support to clean mobility startups.

More...

Electric Mobility



Agritech startup Ecozen helping farmers grow with its solar product

2022-06-15 Case study Interview/discussion Startups

Its solar-power based cold storage and water pumps help farmers irrigate crops and preserve perishable items

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Skilancer Solar Launches Cleaning Robots For Household Solar Panels

2022-06-14 Product / solution launch Startups

Skilancer Solar has announced the release of an automated waterless robot for cleaning small-scale solar power plants on household rooftops. This innovation includes an AI-powered waterless robot for cleaning large-scale industrial solar installations.

More...

Utility Scale Solar PV



Pune

goEgoNetwork launches EV charging park in Pune

2022-06-14 Product / solution launch Startups

The Charging Park is equipped with goEgoNetwork’s Pelican EV charging station that has a capacity of 60kW capable of charging 4-wheeler EVs to 80% in just 45-60 minutes

More...

Electric Mobility



SolarSquare's co-founders on the $50 billion opportunity to bring solar power to Indian homes

2022-06-14 Interview/discussion Startups

A podcast at Forbes India with Neeraj Jain, Nikhil Nahar and Shreya Mishra, co-founders of SolarSquare

More...

Distributed Solar PV



How TraceX Technologies is building trust in India’s food supply chains with FOODSIGN

2022-06-10 IT / Digital Startups

A next-generation digital agriculture platform, TraceX leverages blockchain to connect all stakeholders in the food and agri supply chain to overcome undefined crop quality and quantity, and unrealised profit for farmers.
 

More...

Low Carbon Food



Delhi

Food Upcycling Startup Wastelink Raises INR 10 Cr In Seed Funding

2022-06-08 Financing Startups

Startup plans to utilize the funds to scale up the nutrition science and technology platform capability & expand the scope of food waste recycling

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Chennai

Startup’s Eco-Friendly Sachets Extend Life of Veggies & Fruits Without Refrigeration

2022-06-06 Case study Startups

Aim is to minimise fresh produce loss through cost-effective packaging solutions which are an alternative to expensive cold storage.

More...

Agro Waste Management



Morbi, Gujarat

CarbonCraft Design: Turning tyres into tiles and homes

2022-05-26 Innovations Startups

CarbonCraft Tile made using upcycled carbon collected from waste carbon streams—tyre pyrolysis, biomass waste and captured particulate matter.

More...

Solid Waste Management



ABB acquires controlling stake in EV charging startup Numocity

2022-05-25 Startups

Numocity provides electric vehicle charging solutions, current investors Ideaspring Capital and Rebright Pte to exit the company 

More...

Electric Mobility



Can’t Set Up Solar Panel on Rooftop? Here’s How You Can Still Save Money With ‘Solar Biscuits’

2022-05-20 Innovations Startups

You can purchase a solar biscuit, a digital solar portion of a solar plant sold online, which can be reserved by users

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Bengaluru

Bengaluru-based startup Pravaig to supply batteries for European forces

2022-05-16 Collaboration Startups

Startup provides deep tech solutions for electric vehicles, batteries and AI for autonomous vehicles

More...

Battery Storage



Carbon capturing startup Carbon Clean raises $150 Mn in record funding round

2022-05-12 Financing Startups

"Making carbon capture technology accessible for hard-to-abate sectors is a huge opportunity. We will use this new funding to scale production of our breakthrough fully modular technology which will overcome the biggest challenges facing widespread adoption of CCUS – cost and scale.”
 

More...

CO2 Capture & Storage



Mumbai

Mumbai gets India’s first EV charging station powered by food waste

2022-05-10 Product / solution launch Startups

The station, a first-of-its-kind, will generate 220 units of electricity from food waste collected from its nearby areas, mostly from bulk generators like hotels and offices. Along with powering street lights, this energy plant will now charge electric vehicles too

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Pune

Organic farming startup Humpy Farms raises Rs 5 Cr

2022-05-10 Business opportunity Financing Startups

Humpy Farms is a D2C startup that has a range of dairy and non-dairy products.

More...

Low Carbon Food



Gujarat

Matter Energy launches EV battery packs & swapping tech for two & three-wheelers

2022-05-05 Product / solution launch Startups

Matter, a technology start-up in energy storage and EVs, launched its lithium ion-based energy storage product portfolio for mobility and stationary applications at the India Energy Storage week. The company also announced its battery swap ecosystem concept for EVs. Matter’s stationary energy storage systems offerings are intended to support RE generators, transmission operators, discoms, and other end-users.

More...

Battery Storage



Matter Energy launches EV battery packs & swapping tech for two & three-whellers

2022-05-05 Product / solution launch Startups

Matter launched its lithium ion-based energy storage product portfolio for mobility and stationery applications. Matter's stationery energy storage systems offerings are intended to support RE generators, transmission operators, discoms, and other end-users

More...

Battery Storage



Pune

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

2022-04-26 Financing Startups

Enerzy Solar is creating a solar marketplace and claims to provide rooftop solar insurance in under 5 minutes. 

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Enerzy Solar steps in with rooftop solar insurance

2022-04-26 Financing Product / solution launch Startups

Startup claims to provide rooftop solar insurance in just five minutes using digital tools and covers risks due to thefts, natural disasters, damages from animals etc.

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Bengaluru

Log9 Materials to Commence Cell Production Line in Bengaluru

2022-04-22 Startups

Claimed to be southeast Asia's largest cell production line

More...

Battery Storage



Kanpur

Indian startup unveils zinc-based battery tech for stationary applications

2022-04-11 Product / solution launch Startups

A startup incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has introduced ZincGel battery tech, which could offer significant savings for owners of two-wheel electric vehicles.

More...

Battery Storage



Powin, O2 Power sign battery storage supply agreement

2022-04-08 Collaboration Startups

The agreement will see Powin supply and commission its advanced Stacks battery storage product lines for round-the-clock renewable energy projects undertaken by O2 Power.

More...

Battery Storage



Venture Capital firm Omnivore launches $130 mn fund to invest in agritech, climate sustainability

2022-04-04 Financing Startups

With the newly launched fund, Omnivore will focus on catalyzing climate action in agriculture, backing startups that are addressing India’s GHG emissions, and securing the future of India’s farmers.

More...

Regenerative Agriculture



Meet the startups leveraging new-age tech to recycle plastics, non-biodegradable waste

2022-04-04 Startups

YourStory brings a list of Indian startups working in waste management space to recycle non-biodegradable waste into valuable resources. Startups discussed include Phool Zerund, ZeroPlast Labs, Loopworm and MuddleArt.

 

More...

Solid Waste Management



Pune

iVOOMi Energy two Made in India Electric Scooter models

2022-03-22 Product / solution launch Startups

The newly-launched electric scooters cater to the needs of Indian customers who are early adopters and also wish for world-class technology for daily commuting on highways and traffic-induced roads

More...

Electric Mobility



New Delhi

Delhi startup making food waste management sustainable through food-to-feed conversion technology

2022-03-17 Innovations Startups

Wastelink solves the problem of commercial food waste by upcycling food surplus to animal feed.

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Kanpur

IIT-K Incubated Start-up Invents A Composting Machine That Converts Waste To Manure in 10 Days

2022-03-16 Product / solution launch Startups

An IIT Kanpur-incubated start-up has developed an automatic waste management equipment that efficiently turns waste to manure.The machine is called BHOOMI by the start-up, which stands for Bio-composting of horticulture and organic waste into manure indigenously.

More...

Solid Waste Management



Bengaliru

IIT-Roorkee Alumni Use Insects to Upcycle a Ton of Food Waste/Week Into Animal Feed

2022-03-16 Business opportunity Case study Innovations

Loopworm creates a protein-rich diet for fisheries, poultry farms and house pets by feeding insects on food waste.

More...

Reducing Food Waste



Mumbai

Agritech startup Otipy raises $32 million

2022-03-07 IT / Digital Startups

In series B round led by Westbridge Capital. Existing investors SIG and Omidyar Network India also participated

More...

Reducing Food Waste



How 6 next-gen startups are disrupting India’s plant-based industry

2022-03-07 Contests & competitions Event Financing

Startups discussed are: Biodimension Technologies (Artificial tissue models), Ethik (Leather-free men's accessories), NayaM!lk (plant-based paneer), Plantish Foods (plant-based eggs), Phyx44 (cell-derived milk and milk products), ProMeat (plant-based meat).

More...

Low Carbon Food



Patna

Husk Power Secures Funding for Solar Microgrids

2022-02-17 Financing Startups

Receives US$4 Million from IREDA to Construct 140 Microgrids in rural UP and Bihar 

More...

Distributed Solar PV



India’s clean energy startups are bringing new innovations to farms and rural households

2022-01-29 Startups

Startups discussed: Solnce Technologies, AgriVijay, ThinkRaw & Exalta

More...

Agro Waste Management



Fluence, ReNew to set up energy storage joint venture

2022-01-20 Collaboration Startups

The Fluence and ReNew Power joint venture will serve a diversified customer base in India by localizing and integrating Fluence’s energy storage products and packages for the local market.

More...

Battery Storage



Deep-Tech Platform Praan Nets $1.56 Mn In Social Impact Capital-Led Round

2022-01-12 Financing Startups

It's a startup working in the intersection of air purification and carbon capture

More...

CO2 Capture & Storage



Kerala

This Man’s Solar Boats Save Rs 25 Lakhs & 92 Tonnes of Carbon Emissions Every Year

2021-12-10 Innovations Interview/discussion Video

The award-winning founder-CEO of Navalt Solar and Electric Boats, Sandith Thandasherry is the man behind India’s first solar ferry. Brief article, but contains an interesting video with snippets from Sandith

More...

Low Carbon Marine Transport



New Delhi

IIT Delhi, IntelliSmart collaborate to develop smart grid technology solutions

2021-12-09 Collaboration Startups

A joint venture aims to develop "smart-grid functions, advanced research to drive the development of real-time smart grid solutions with potential to achieve improved revenue management, increased billing efficiency and control, consumer satisfaction and opening up the smart grid data for many newer applications and monetization".

More...

Smart Grids



Coimbatore

Coimbatore startup gets Rs 1.6 crore seed funding

2021-12-01 Financing Startups

Buyofuel provides an online marketplace for bio matters and wastes that are used for manufacturing biofuels. The app connects raw material aggregators, biofuel manufacturers, fuel consumers, and waste generators

More...

Biofuels



Ranchi

Engineer innovates Algae-based Biofuel that’s cheaper than petrol by Rs 27/Litre

2021-11-24 Innovations Product / solution launch Startups

Vishal Prasad Gupta an Engineer has been credited with innovating a biofuel manufactured from a species of microalgae native to Jharkhand’s ponds, which he says is not only more environmentally friendly than petrol and diesel, but also easy on the pocket

More...

Biofuels



Ohmium ships its first hydrogen electrolyzer to the US

2021-11-24 Product / solution launch Startups

Its India factory makes modular interlocking proton exchange membrane (PEM) hydrogen electrolyzers

More...

Green hydrogen



Loom Solar hits 50,000 residential PV rooftops milestone

2021-11-22 Startups

Achieved it within four years of its founding!

More...

Distributed Solar PV



Pune

How this Pune-based startup is upcycling crop residue into packaging material, particle boards

2021-08-05 Startups

Craste purchases crop residues from farmers and recycles them into packaging material and engineered boards.

More...

Agro Waste Management



Zomato, BioD Energy tie up for cooking oil-to-biodiesel project

2019-10-18 Business opportunity Collaboration Startups

Zomato and biodiesel manufacturer BioD Energy have inked a partnership to collect used cooking oil from restaurants around the country so that it can be converted into biodiesel, which will then be sold to oil marketing companies that will blend it with regular diesel

More...

Biofuels



BRING - Biomass Residues Intelligence