Our Co-Founders Ryan DuChanois and Yang Xia Receive the 2024 Activate Fellowship

Activate empowers scientists and engineers to reinvent the world by launching startups to address climate change and other global challenges. Activate provides the resources Solidec needs to quickly bring our technology to market.


Rice Entrepreneurship Lab Unveils Teams for 2024 Lilie Summer Venture Studio Accelerator

Rice University’s Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Lilie) has announced the eight dynamic teams selected for the 2024 Lilie Summer Venture Studio, an immersive summer accelerator program designed to propel the university’s innovative ventures forward.


Solidec Wins the Flathead Forge Services Prize at the 2024 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition

Flathead Forge is a venture studio focused on energy’s critical dependencies around water and gas.


Solidec Featured by Rice Magazine for Innovative Carbon Capture Technology

‘Go for Launch’ in Rice Magazine highlights technologies, teams, and companies at various stages of development from across industries and departments from Rice University.


Solidec Becomes a Member of Greentown Labs Houston Community

This is a community of climate-tech pioneers working to design a more sustainable world.


Our Co-Founder and CEO Ryan DuChanois Featured by InnovationMap as a Houston Innovator to Know

InnovationMap is the leading voice of innovation in Houston, covering the latest news in the Houston startup, tech, health, energy, and social impact sectors.

Solidec Wins First Place at TEX-E Startup Pitch Competition at 2024 CERAWeek

The TEX-E Prize is a multi-round startup competition for Texas students who are developing innovative technologies and business models to advance the energy transition and address climate change.


Rice University’s Office of Innovation Awards Inaugural One Small Step Grants

The grant aims to support groundbreaking projects across Rice, providing crucial capital for projects to spin out of the university and successfully attract investment from angel investors and venture capital.


Solidec Joins Chevron Technology Ventures’ Catalyst Program to Build a Carbon-Capturing Electrolyzer

This program will support the development and prototyping of Solidec’s platform of electrolyzers that capture carbon and generate chemicals using only air, water, and electricity.


DOE Announces Nearly $10M in Vouchers to Support 111 Organizations to Accelerate Clean Energy Technology

The program helps small businesses and other non-traditional partners access testing facilities or obtain third-party subject matter expertise needed to advance their technologies, business, or energy projects to the next level.