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Series A | Alive

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$17.53M | 1 yr ago

About Synhelion

Synhelion uses concentrated solar energy to turn CO2 and water into syngas. The end products are solar kerosene, diesel, gasoline, or hydrogen.

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Via Cantonale 19

Lugano, 6900,


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Synhelion Patents

Synhelion has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Chemical processes
  • Fuel gas
  • Industrial gases
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Latest Synhelion News

CO2 to Fuel Company Starts Work on World's First Solar Fuel Plant

Oct 10, 2022

Switzerland-headquartered company Synhelion has begun construction of DAWN, the world's first industrial-scale factory to create carbon neutral fuels by using solar energy. The process uses the power of the sun to decarbonize transportation. Synhelion aims to produce solar jet fuel, diesel, and gasoline, to directly replace fossil fuels in vehicles. These sustainable solar fuels are..

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Synhelion Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Synhelion founded?

    Synhelion was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Synhelion's headquarters?

    Synhelion's headquarters is located at Via Cantonale 19, Lugano.

  • What is Synhelion's latest funding round?

    Synhelion's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Synhelion raise?

    Synhelion raised a total of $17.53M.

  • Who are the investors of Synhelion?

    Investors of Synhelion include Swiss KMU Partners, Orchilla, CEMEX Ventures, SMS Group, AMAG and 3 more.

  • Who are Synhelion's competitors?

    Competitors of Synhelion include Odqa.

Compare Synhelion to Competitors

Vast Solar

Vast Solar develops and tests designs of molten salt thermal energy storage tanks to improve the performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants. It delivers electricity, heat, and energy storage solutions to industries and communities. The company provides renewable energy technology with the power to transform energy systems and construct, utility-scale renewable energy power generation and storage technology. Vast Solar was founded in 2009 and is based in Darlinghurst, Australia.

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247Solar is an ultra-high-temperature solar technology platform. It provides a complete application of high-temperature, modular solar power with overnight storage for cleaner renewable energy. It offers solutions such as 247 solar plants, heat stores, and heat2power that generate electricity. It provides its services for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. It was founded in 2001 and is based in Great Falls, Virginia.


Odqa designs manufacture and maintain solar thermal air receivers, concentrating sunlight to produce carbon-free hot air streams. Its solution provides tools to decarbonize high-temperature heat processes. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in London, U.K.

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Heliogen (NYSE: HLGN) develops technology that could help make the manufacturing industry carbon neutral. Heliogen uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to position a massive array of mirrors so that they are all redirecting sunlight onto a single point.

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