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EDF Pulse India reveals the 1st edition winners

The Grand Jury members have made their choice during the Grand Final, a hybrid jury session, physically held in New Delhi together with jury members connecting from Singapore and France.Chosen from 80 candidate projects, the 9 finalists were selected to represent the following categories: Sustainable Smart Living, Resilient Smart Infrastructures and eMobility Infrastructure.

Scroll down to take a look at the Winners and the Grand Finale event.Let’s meet again for the EDF Pulse India 2021!


2020 Winner, 1st place

Energy storage systems that run entirely on used lithium-ion battery cells.


2020 Winner, 2nd place

App-based Fully Automated EV Charging Network that enables reliable charging services including the payment transaction.


2020 Winner, 3rd place

Solavio Labs was started by engineers who wanted to develop innovative technologies and engineering solutions for improving the performance of solar power plants.


2020 Winner, Special Prize from the Jury

Low-power and low-cost cold storage solution suitable for off-grid operation in villages for raising farmer incomes.


Thanks to our French Ambassador, H.E. Emmanuel Lenain, for hosting this event in New Delhi

Our Grand Jury members in New Delhi: Harmanjit Nagi, Director and country Head, EDF India ; Cécile Martin-Phipps, Director Strategy & Communication, International Solar Alliance ; Saurabh Kumar, Executive Vice Chairman, EESL, Energy Efficiency Services ; Daniel Maitre, Minister Counsellor for Economic & Financial affairs, French Embassy in India.

Hybrid jury session, physically held in New Delhi together with jury members connecting from Singapore and France.

The 9 finalists of the 1st EDF Pulse India edition

A2P Energy Solution ; Nunam ; Temperate Technologies ; Solavio Labs ; TherML ; Village Energy ; Charge+Zone ; Elocity Technologies ; Lithion Power

Our EDF Pulse team in India

Arjun Uberoi, Sushma Talwar and Harmanjit Singh Nagi.

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3 great challenges for 2020 – and beyond!

Sustainable Smart Living

Innovative products and services improving the standard of living while reducing the environmental impact towards CO2 neutral and zero waste objectives.

Resilient Smart Infrastructures

Innovative products and services improving the operational performance of existing electrical assets infrastructure and reducing downtime by predictive maintenance including but not limited to: smart devices, IoT platforms etc.

E-Mobility Infrastructure

Innovative products and services improving the e-mobility infrastructure value chain including charging and battery-swapping stations, EV system components such as electricity network, energy production and storage.

How many awards will be given out?

In 2020 :

  • 3 Awards given to startups chosen by a Grand Jury of experts and leading figures
  • Up to 3 Special Mentions would also be attributed by the jury

Committees of innovation experts from within and outside the Group will choose the most innovative projects including a Grand Jury of figures & highly recognized personalities from the world of research, business and media.

What do the start-ups win?

  • A marketing campaign aimed at the general public to boost visibility
  • Depending on the Award, prize money up to $20,000 to develop their business


2020 EDF Pulse Startup Awards Calendar

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Our finalists


A2P Energy Solution Private Limited

A2P Energy Solution is an indian startup that aims to solve the crop residue burning problems, increase the farmes income and at the same time convert crop residue into NextGen biofuels.

  • Sustainable Smart Living


CHARGE+ZONE, a startup company since July 2018, within our renewable energy group TECSO ENERGY, is with a mission to create an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Network of more than ONE MILLION charging points by 2030.

  • eMobility Infrastructure

Elocity Technologies India Pvt Ltd

Elocity is striving to make the world a better place through innovations in clean energy space.

  • eMobility Infrastructure

Lithion Power Private Limited

Lithion Power provides an IoT-enabled, data-driven IEP for EVs - this includes smart EV charging & battery swapping infrastructure along with software that enables you to control assets in real-time.

  • eMobility Infrastructure


Nunam is a Bangalore based startup that aims to use old lithium-ion battery cells form old laptops, powerbanks, or electric mobility devices at scale, to turn it into new energy storage.

  • Sustainable Smart Living

Solavio Labs Private Limited

Solavio Labs was started by engineers who wanted to develop innovative technologies and engineering solutions for improving the performance of solar power plants.

  • Resilient Smart Infrastructures

Temperate Technologies

Temperate Technologies is a startup that creates cold storage solutions for off-grid packhouses to increase farmer incomes. With energy-efficient cold storage units products that are mobile, and powered by solar panels.

  • Sustainable Smart Living


Automated machine learning based controllers for optimized cooling of DC with power saving strategies and predictive maintenance of critical equipment.

  • Resilient Smart Infrastructures

Village Energy

Village Energy builds thriving communities by using advanced technology to help grid operators improve the reliability and affordability of providing energy to consumers.

  • Resilient Smart Infrastructures

EDF in India

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  • 1.5
  • 250
  • 12
  • 200
  • 2

EDF has been present in India since more than 25 years. EDF Group aims to be one of the key partners in the country’s ambitious energy development program.
EDF Group has been constantly engaged in various capacities in development of large Hydro projects, Pumped Storage projects and Thermal projects with Indian State utilities.
Leading the way in India for Smart Grids development, EDF was awarded the USD 70 Million. Project for development of 5 Million Smart Meters in 5 States in India by EESL – in addition to being technical consultants to NDMC for deployment of their Smart Grid project.
EDF has large investments in the Solar & Wind Power Projects in India with a Renewable portfolio of 1.5 GW.
EDF Group is leading the negotiations on behalf of the French Nuclear Industry with NPCIL for developing the World’s Largest Nuclear Project with 6 EPR reactors.

  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai

  • New Delhi
  • Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Noida, Uttar Pradesh

  • New Delhi
  • Patna, Bihar
  • Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

  • New Delhi
  • BAP, Rajasthan
  • Semli, Madhya, Pradesh
  • Roorkee, Uttarakhand


  • New Delhi
  • Gujarat