Mumbai-based Thermal Energy Service Solutions Private Limited (TESSOL) was announced one among the 6 winners of the Startup Energy Transition Awards recently. This award ceremony was organised by the Deutsche Energie–Agentur, the German Energy Agency (dena) for recognizing innovative business ideas in clean tech and energy transition area from across the world. All the selected startups received awards at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue award ceremony recently.
A leader in the field of clean technology, TESSOL bagged the award for its PLUGnCHILL system for refrigerated transport of perishables. It is a patented thermal energy storage technology provides an end to end solution for a sustainable Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Cold Chain.
To recall, IndianWeb2 too had selected TESSOL among 10 promising clean-tech startups in India.
Advantage of Technology
The international jury members chose TESSOL for this award because its PLUGnCHILL cooling systems can have high impact in increasing the efficiency of food supply worldwide. They ensure 100 % product safety, turbo charging, eco- friendly and lower operating cost and lots more. TESSOL, according to the jury, was able to clearly demonstrate the benefits of their technology in reducing carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption. Founder & CEO of Tessol Rajat Gupta and Product Manager Raj Dhami received the award. Tessol and five other start-ups from France, Germany, Bangladesh and Nigeria were selected from more than 500 entries from 66 countries.
TESSOL claims that its technology is cost-effective as it reduce 60% to 65% in the operating cost of refrigerated vehicles. The company is developing thermal energy storage solutions for village level pack houses, household air conditioning and hybrid system for buses.
According to Founder, Rajat Gupta, an alumnus of IIT, Delhi, and Harvard University, “The refrigeration is based on a heat exchanger using an advanced phase change material (PCM) and is independent of the vehicle’s engine. It is charged from the grid and can be tuned to maintain the temperature from -25 to +15 degree celsius”. This is company’s patented technology that permits cold chain vehicles to obviate the use of diesel fuel for refrigeration.
TESSOL was founded in 2013 with an aim to provide cost-effective, energy-efficient and fuel saving storage and logistics refrigeration systems. The company is recognized as a leading player with specialties in Cold Chain Solutions, Cold Storage, Thermal Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Industrial Process Cooling and Transport Refrigeration etc.
Top Image – Tessol Founder CEO Rajat Gupta and product manager Raj Dhami | Via – The Hindu