Photom Technologies: Driving towards the Zero-carbon Future Events

Himmat Singh,FounderNatural disasters are continuing to rage mankind as well as Mother Nature. We are in the days of catastrophic natural threats, none other than humans are to be blamed. It is now the time to act for real and embrace more sustainable and eco-friendly practices to save ourselves and the world. Addressing this crucial situation, cleantechstartups are at the forefront of repairing the harm we have caused to nature. These companies are upping the ante by minimizing the damage to the surroundings and promoting the usage of renewable energy. Photom Technologies was born as one such company to reduce carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to sustain-ability in the power sector.

Founded in 2018, Photom has become a key player in the niche with the vision of providing carbon-free energy to everyone. The company aims for establishing a sustainable power sector for the future where everyone can access carbon-free energy. Its efforts are always towards bringing sustainability to the power sector. Most importantly, it is involved in continuous research and development for making renewable energy sources more efficient and accessible.

Engineering Effective Solution
Photom Technologies as a nascent brand is working its way up to improve the operations and maintenance of solar power plants by providing an apt solution focusing on the
efficient cleaning of solar panels. Photom is providing autonomous solutions for the Operation & Maintenance (O & M) of renewable energy plants to increase their efficiency. The company's goal is to develop innovative products and solutions for renewable energy plants and to be a key stakeholder in establishing the renewable energy sector in India.

"We are providing autonomous, efficient, effective operation and maintenance solutions for solar PV plants for maximizing their working efficiency. Our product 'autonomous water-less solar PV module cleaning system' is increasing energy generation yield, saving water and giving more return on investment to the solar plant developers," says Himmat Singh, Founder. The Waterless Solar Panel Cleaning is a unique and brand new technology, which uses an autonomous dry cleaning technique to enhance the capability of the solar energy harnessing system.

Photom is providing autonomous, efficient, effective operation, and water-less maintenance solutions for solar PV plants for maximizing their working efficiency

The Team
The team of Photom consists of highly motivated professionals from the field of design, engineering, production, and management. "Our efforts are supported by the department of science and technology (DST), Govt. of India, Government of Gujarat and Royal Academy of Engineering, UK. We are incubated at International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) and sup-ported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Gujarat," he mentions.

Awards & Accolades
Photom was recognized as one of the Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (LIF-5) by the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK). It is the Winner of the Enel Green Power Innovation Challenge organized by Enel Green Power India and Start-up India; Outstanding Start-up of the year award-2020 by Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI). The brand was listed as one of the top 100 energy start-ups by Start-up Energy Transition (SET-2020). Moreover, the Winner of Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development Programme (BUILD-2019); One of the top 50 Start-up selected for India Innovation Growth Program (IIGP-2019) by DST, Tata Trust, and Lockheed Martin; One of the 40 Start-up selected by SAP for Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at IIM-Ahmedabad; Winner of Innocity Pitch at CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad.