Prahlad Thakur
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Prahlad Thakur

SunEmison Solar was founded on November 2015 headquartered at Durg, Chhattisgarh by Mr. Prahlad Thakur with another female co-founder, who left central government services with aims to generate employment.

Mumbai, India
Member since June 05, 2018
engineering graduate , global working experience in solar industry. Headed EPC business vertical as EPC Director in two Chinese solar company. Quote_down
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2013 University of Witwatersrand , MBA , Marketing

I am a(n):

First-time entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Flipkart, Lendikart, Tesla, Facebook

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Innovative idea/product

New glass blocks with innovative embedded photovoltaic technology, Glass aim to convert traditional building construction materials into solar energy generators optimizing three different things at the same time, namely electricity production, daylighting and thermal insulation.

Traction till date /no. of users










Incubation/Ministry support or connects provided by Startup India

SunEmison Solar has awarded as recognized startup by Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Government of India.

SunEmison Solar presently incubated by 36inc, which is Government of Chhattisgarh promoted under guidance of Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHIPS). 36inc provided office space in the premises of CSIDC & City Centre Mall Pandri, Raipur city. This office has functions as the corporate main office for all marketing, operational & business development activities. The office has set up necessary infrastructure, Testing and Maintenance facilities and equipment.

Potential scalability/envisaged impact

It is projected from the global market for Building-integrated Photovoltaic technologies that:

There is a growth of $1.9 billion from the initial market of $ 2.4 billion in 2016.

    At a rate (CAGR) of 12.2%.

    The market will to about $4.3 billion by 2021.

SunEmison intended to generate revenue $350 to $450 million in global market by using solar glass technology as part of building construction material to cater needs of electricity & thermal insulation. Currently his employee size of about 50 working in branches at India, China, South Africa and Zimbabwe with aims to increase 250 plus in FY 2018-19.