- India’s first start up competition focused on energy storage, electric vehicles & charging infrastructure and micro-grids at Energy Storage India (ESI)
- The competition was supported by Startup India (DIPP, Govt. of India Initiative), Mumbai Angel Network, TiE-Delhi-NCR, Sangam Venture and Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA)
- Complimentary India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), India’s leading alliance on energy storage membership for a year
New Delhi; 13.01.2018: Microtron Technologies, a US based technology development company announced that they were the recipient of an award at the recent Start-up Competition at the Energy Storage India conference in New Delhi, India. Held from January 10-12th at India's Habitat Centre in New Delhi, the Energy Storage India (ESI) conference convened leading energy storage solution providers and thought leaders from around the world.
A highlight of the conference was the Start-Up competition. Based on pre-conference applications, a select group of start-ups were selected to present to a panel of venture capitalists and professional investors. Microtron CTO, Chris Thompson, presented on the company's unique graphene energy storage solutions that enable electric vehicles to be charged in under two minutes. Microtron was the 2nd place winner and was selected to present during the closing session on energy storage research.
Dr Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), commented, “The growth of the energy storage market of India has been impressive. There is a strong interest in technologies to accelerate adoption of the electric vehicle, particularly technology like Microtron's that would enable electric vehicles to be recharged in just a couple of minutes. We congratulate Microton on their win and look forward to our association.”
Energy Storage India (ESI) 2018 attracted 2000 industry experts, 500 delegates, 100+ speakers, 50+ exhibitors and partners participating from over 25 countries at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi, India from January 10 to 12.
ESI 2018 was supported by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government bodies including Invest India, Start-up India, Skill Council and other industry pioneers such as Fluence, EnerBlu and Delta Electronics. This event opened new doors to accelerate Make in India, EV transformation and much anticipated dream of electricity to all by developing the country as a global manufacturing hub for advanced energy storage technologies.
About Microtron Technologies, Inc:
Microtron Technologies is a US based technology development company commercializing next generation graphene energy storage technology. Microtron’s proprietary Composite Charge Cache technology enables high cycle life, excellent thermal performance and two minute recharging. Microtron is headquartered in Washington D.C. (USA) with research labs in Dubai (UAE).
About India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA):
IESA was launched in 2012 to assess the market potential of Energy Storage Technologies in India, through an active dialogue and subsequent analysis among the various stakeholders to make the Indian industry and power sector aware of the tremendous need for Energy Storage in the very near future. It aims to make India a global hub for research and manufacturing of advanced energy storage technologies by 2022.
IESA website: http://indiaesa.info/about-iesa
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