Battery Energy Storage Companies Received $536 Million in VC Funding in 1H of 2020

Battery Energy Storage Companies Received $536 Million in VC Funding in 1H of 2020

Global VC funding (venture capital, private equity, and corporate venture capital) for battery storage, smart grid, and efficiency companies in the first half (1H) of 2020 was down by 51% ...
South African Solar Company Sun Exchange Secures $3 Million Funding

South African Solar Company Sun Exchange Secures $3 Million Funding

South Africa-based Sun Exchange, a peer-to-peer solar leasing platform, has announced that it has secured a $3 million (~₹226.02 million) investment. It secured the investment from ARCH Emerging Markets Partners’ ...
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With $164 Million, Global Battery Storage VC Funding in Q1 2020 Increased 20% YoY

With $164 Million, Global Battery Storage VC Funding in Q1 2020 Increased 20% YoY

Battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies received $252 million in venture capital (VC) funding in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, a 20% increase from the $210 million ...
Coronavirus Impacts Corporate Funding for Solar Industry Which Dropped by 31% in Q1 2020

Coronavirus Impacts Corporate Funding for Solar Industry Which Dropped by 31% in Q1 2020

The total corporate funding in the solar sector, which includes venture capital funding, public market, and debt financing has plummeted by 31% at $1.9 billion (~₹143.4 billion) in Q1 2020 ...
Venture Capital Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Rises by 103% in 2019

Venture Capital Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Rises by 103% in 2019

In 2019, global VC funding (venture capital, private equity, and corporate venture capital) for battery storage, smart grid, and efficiency companies totaled $2.3 billion compared to $2.8 billion raised in ...
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Corporate Funding in 2019 Jumps 20% Reaching $12 Billion in the Solar Sector Globally

Corporate Funding in 2019 Jumps 20% Reaching $12 Billion in the Solar Sector Globally

Total corporate funding in the solar sector increased by 20% in 2019, reaching $11.7 billion in 117 deals, up from $9.7 billion in 139 deals in 2018, according to Mercom ...
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Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Rises by 34% With $9 Billion in 9M 2019

Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Rises by 34% With $9 Billion in 9M 2019

Total corporate funding (including venture capital/private equity, public market, and debt financing) in the first nine months (9M) of 2019 was up with $9 billion raised, compared to $6.7 billion ...
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Greenko Raises $495 Million to Invest in 2.4 GW of Energy Storage Projects

Funding in Global Battery Storage Sector Surges to $299 Million in Q1 of 2018

The fledgling energy storage industry is rapidly gaining momentum in the domestic as well as the international markets. Realizing the importance of energy storage, an increasing number of players are ...
Financing Activity in the Indian Solar Sector So Far This Year

$4.2 Billion in Financing Activity in the Indian Solar Sector So Far This Year

In the first three quarters of 2017, the Indian solar sector saw almost $4.2 billion (~₹272 billion) in announced corporate, project funding, and M&A deals, according to the recently released ...
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$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

$600 Million in VC funding for Solar in 2013, Strong Public Market Financings, Project Funding Activity

Total corporate funding up 25 percent at $10 billion Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisition ...
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