Cleantech Startups in the MENA Region

Brilliant Planet's current pilot site in Morocco, in operation since 2018. Source: Brilliant Planet.

Cleantech startups in the MENA region are helping their countries transition towards a sustainable and low-carbon future. Backed by government-led initiatives, venture capital fund...

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Renewable energy startup Accelergen Energy secures $30 million in financing

Greenfield renewable energy startup, Accelergen Energy, LLC ("Accelergen") on Wednesday announced the closure of $30 million in growth capital from Leyline Renewable Capital. Accel...

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IRENA launches 'NewGen' initiative to promote youth-led RE start-ups, projects

At the recently held Youth Energy Forum at World Utilities Congress 2023, Abu Dhabi last week, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a new initi...

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EV Battery startup Swap Energy raises $ 7.2 M in Indonesia

Image Indonesian start-up Swap Energy that specializes in providing battery-swapping solutions for E2Ws has raised about  $7.2 million in a pre-Series A funding round led...

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Automakers need a start-up mindset to transform battery charging: StoreDot

A pioneer of extreme fast charging battery technology for electric vehicles, StoreDot claims to encourage global EV manufacturers to adopt more of a start-up mindset in o...

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Australia's Recharge Industries acquires battery start-up Britishvolt

Recharge Industries has announced its successful bid for ownership of Britishvolt. The company is a leading provider of battery technology, specializing in productio...

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Enerpoly, EET get €870K EU grant for 'ZincMate' energy storage device project

Swedish zinc-battery startup Enerpoly and Austrian smart photovoltaic startup EET (Efficient Energy Technology) have received € 870K in grant funding under the EU's Eurostars-...

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TVS Motor invests in Singapore-based E2W startup ION Mobility

One of India's leading two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company has announced its association with ION Mobility (ION), the Singapore-based startup developing smart electric mo...

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Telangana Government invites startups for innovation in CASE Mobility

With an aim to accelerate innovation in areas of connected, autonomous, shared and electric mobility (CASE), the Government of Telangana has invited Indian start-ups to showcase th...

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Nickel-Zinc battery startup ZincFive raises $13.1 million in series C funding

US-based company innovating in nickel-zinc batteries ZincFive has raised $13.1 million in Series C funding, bringing its total funding to $40 million since its inception....

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Pravaig Defy: First premium electric SUV from Indian start-up launched

Indian EV start-up Pravaig Dynamics has launched its first-ever, production-ready premium electric car 'Defy' in the domestic market for a price tag of ₹ 39.5 l...

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WardWizard partners with iCreate to foster EV Start-Ups in India

Indian E2W company WardWizard Innovations and Mobility Ltd. has announced a strategic partnership with iCreate - India's leading innovation-based start-up incubator ...

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ALLOX Advance Materials: Supplying lithium battery materials to Indian manufacturers

ALLOX Advance Materials is an Indian supplier of rare earth minerals in the battery production space. In collaboration with Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and ...

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WESD 2022: Top 6 Winners of Global Start-up Showcase Program 2.0

The 2022 edition of World Energy Storage Day (WESD) hosted the Global Startup Showcase 2.0 in the areas of Smart Energy, Energy Storage, Electric Mobility, Energy Access, Green Hyd...

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Mercedes-Benz R&D India raises Evnnovator, an end-to-end EVC aggregator

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has announced that it has nurtured Evnnovator, a startup that aims to transform the EV industry by providing a comprehensive EV...

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Sona Comstar and Israel-based Drive TLV join forces for developing smart mobility solutions

Sona Comstar has announced that it has partnered with Drive TLV, an Israeli innovation center focused on smart mobile solutions. The partnership with DRIVE will give Sona Comstar a...

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Electron EV targets Indian electric commercial vehicle market

EV startup Electron EV has announced its foray into the Indian market to roll out battery-electric light, medium, and heavy commercial vehicles. Founded in 2020 by Vinay Jayachand ...

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Techstars and Audi launches a pre-accelerator program to promote innovation in mobility

Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, and Audi Denkwerkstatt, the innovatio...

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Leveraging futuristic tech to empower new energy adoption

With a vision to 'innovate in India', technology-innovation startup – Matter, is on its course to drive convenient, safe, and reliable new energy solutions and disrupting the elect...

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Moment Energy, Mercedes-Benz Energy ink supply pact for second-life EV batteries

Clean energy startup Moment Energy has announced that it has established a supply agreement with Mercedes-Benz Energy (MBE) for second-life electric vehicle batteries. This marks t...

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IESA-IIT Madras Research Park partner to support innovations and entrepreneurship

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, IESA signed an MoU with Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, President, IITMRP in Chennai on Friday, July 8.

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Madras Research Park (IITMRP),  Chennai, to collaborate on activiti...

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IIT-Hyderabad to establish Suzuki Innovation Centre, aimed at innovations for India, Japan

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC), Japan have announced that they have signed a 3-year contract to set up Suzuki Innovation Centre ...

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Kerala govt., Social Alpha partners for developing startup ecosystem for clean energy, climate action

The Government of Kerala, through the Energy Management Centre (EMC) and Kerala Development and Innovation Strategy Council (KDISC), has announced that it has entered into an MoU w...

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