Energy Storage Start-Up Indi Energy Raises Seed Funding from Mumbai Angels

Energy Storage Start-Up Indi Energy Raises Seed Funding from Mumbai Angels

Indi Energy, an Indian energy storage start-up, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Mumbai Angels Network, a start-up investment platform for early-stage venture investment. Indi Energy said it ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

Fraunhofer ISE Sets 68.9% Efficiency Record for Photovoltaic Cell Under Laser Light

At the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, researchers from Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE) demonstrated how they have obtained a record conversion efficiency of 68.9% with a photovoltaic ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Battery Management Company ION Energy Raises $3.6 Million (1)

Battery Management Company ION Energy Raises $3.6 Million

ION Energy, an advanced battery management solutions provider for e-mobility and energy storage applications has announced that it has raised $3.6 million in Pre-Series A funding. The funding was raised ...
Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

A team of researchers at the Tohoku University, Japan, have claimed that they have created an efficient tin monosulfide (SnS) solar cell that can help promote affordable and clean energy ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Develop Method To Enhance Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers Develop Method to Enhance Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have claimed that they have developed a new method to increase perovskite solar cells' efficiency by utilizing ions. The ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturer Northvolt Acquires Cuberg

Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturer Northvolt Acquires Cuberg

Northvolt, a Sweden-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has acquired Cuberg, a U.S.-based battery technology company delivering lithium metal cells produced on existing lithium-ion manufacturing lines for electromobility solutions. Cuberg, spun out ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have identified a new catalyst material that can enhance lithium-sulfur batteries' performance and durability. The researchers said the lithium-sulfur ...
Chennai Researchers Claim a New Method to Improve Multicrystalline Silicon Ingots

Chennai Researchers Claim a New Method to Improve Multicrystalline Silicon Ingots

Researchers at the SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, have claimed that they have developed high-performance multicrystalline silicon ingots through the directional solidification (DS) method. The researchers explained that multicrystalline silicon ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Daily News Wrap-Up: Rajputana Stainless Signs PPA for 3 MW of Solar With KPI Global

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rajputana Stainless Signs PPA for 3 MW of Solar With KPI Global

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: KPI Global has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Rajputana Stainless for 3 MW of solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Aim to Develop Solar Minimodules With a Conversion Efficiency of Over 15%

Researchers Aim to Develop Solar Minimodules With a Conversion Efficiency of Over 15%

A team of researchers at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with researchers from Northumbria University and Loughborough University, aim to develop solar minimodules with a conversion efficiency of over ...
/ / Solar, Technology
A Foldable Solar Cell With Conversion Efficiency of 15.2%

A Foldable Solar Cell With Conversion Efficiency of 15.2%

An international team of researchers at the Pusan National University, South Korea, have claimed that they have developed a foldable solar cell that could be integrated into everyday appliances. Existing ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Solar Panel Cleaning Company Solavio Labs Secures ₹4 Million from New Brunswick Fund

Solar Panel Cleaning Company Solavio Labs Secures ₹4 Million from New Brunswick Fund

Solavio Labs, a startup providing solar panel cleaning technology, has received ₹4.06 million (~56,044) in funding from the Canadian province New Brunswick through its New Brunswick Innovation Fund. With this ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Luxury Automobile Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by 2039

Luxury Automobile Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by 2039

Jaguar Land Rover, a luxury automobile manufacturing arm of Tata Motors, has announced plans to become carbon neutral across its supply chain, products, and operations by 2039. As a part ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
IIT Bombay and BHEL to Develop High-Efficiency Solar Cells

IIT Bombay and BHEL to Develop High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Researchers at the National Center for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) at IIT Bombay are developing crystalline silicon solar cells with targeted efficiency of 22%. Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell ...
/ / Solar, Technology
US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has pledged up to $100 million in financing for research and development of transformative clean energy technology to support the Biden Administration's climate innovative ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with six research institutes of China, has designed a new rechargeable battery using salt as a key ingredient to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Government Seeks Proposals to Resolve Digital Challenges in Green Energy Transition

Government Calls for Proposals to Resolve Digital Challenges in Green Energy Transition

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has issued a call for research, development, and demonstration projects that can identify and resolve significant challenges in digital transformation for the green ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily Wrap-Up_ Blockchain Technology Guarantees Renewable Origin of Green Hydrogen

Daily News Wrap-Up: Blockchain Technology Guarantees Renewable Origin of Green Hydrogen

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ACCIONA has developed a platform based on blockchain technology that guarantees the renewable origin of green hydrogen. With ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
New Nanostructured Alloy Could Revolutionize Aqueous Battery Manufacturing

New Nanostructured Alloy Could Revolutionize Aqueous Battery Manufacturing

Researchers at the Oregon State University College of Engineering have claimed to develop a battery anode based on new zinc and manganese-based nanostructured alloy that could change the way of ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Eco-Friendly ZTO Buffer Developed for Kesterite Solar Cell

Eco-Friendly ZTO Buffer Developed for Kesterite Solar Cell

Researchers at Incheon National University claimed that they had developed a new eco-friendly ZTO buffer that can be used in solar panels instead of existing buffers made with toxic materials ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Combining Off-Grid Solar System and Pumped Hydro Storage for Steady Power Generation

Combining Off-Grid Solar System and Pumped Hydro Storage for Steady Power Generation

Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra claimed that they developed a system that could be utilized to provide electricity access in rural areas of developing countries. The researchers ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Oxford PV’s New Record Efficiency of 29.52% for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Oxford PV’s New Record Efficiency of 29.52% for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Oxford PV, an Oxford University spin-off company, announced a new record efficiency of 29.52% for its perovskite silicon tandem solar cell. This record efficiency has been certified by the National ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Mercom India's Most Read News Stories from 2020

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2020

2020 is almost behind us. The year threw unique challenges at us while some interesting developments took shape in the renewable industry. Mercom revisits announcements and policy developments that interested ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell with Record Efficiency of 29.15%

New Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cell with Record Efficiency of 29.15%

A team of researchers from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) announced that they have set a new conversion efficiency record of 29.15% in a tandem solar cell made of perovskite and silicon ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Say 53 Million Hectares of Abandoned Land Could be Used for Solar Deployment

Researchers Say 53 Million Hectares of Abandoned Land Could be Used for Solar Deployment

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have estimated the potential for solar photovoltaic (PV) and bioenergy deployment on recently abandoned cropland across the globe. The researchers ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale