Funding and M&A Roundup_ Solar Developer Greencells Issues Green Bonds of up to €25 Mn

Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar Developer Greencells Issues Green Bonds of up to €25 Million

WattBuy, an online electricity marketplace, announced that it raised $3.25 million in its Series A round of funding led by Evergy Ventures. Additional investors include Updater, Avesta Fund, Yoav Lurie, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Researchers Develop Method to Control Voltage Fluctuations in Solar+Storage Systems

Researchers Develop Method to Control Voltage Fluctuations in Solar+Storage Systems

Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra have claimed to have developed a new method to regulate direct current (DC) voltage for grid-connected solar photovoltaic plus battery energy storage ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy, a battery storage solutions provider, announced that it secured an investment worth £150 million (~$ 198.91 million) from Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G. The company ...
Battery Storage Solutions Provider Form Energy Raises $70 Million

Battery Storage Solutions Provider Form Energy Raises $70 Million

Massachusetts-based Form Energy – a startup focusing on making battery systems that can store renewable energy (solar and wind) for longer durations – said it received its largest funding yet ...
/ / Energy Storage, Market & Policy
EESL to Install 100 MW of Solar Projects To Support Goan Farmers

EESL to Install 100 MW of Solar Projects to Support Goan Farmers

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of New and Renewable Energy (DNRE) of Goa to implement India’s first convergence project ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Daily News Wrap-Up_ China Adds 1.3 GW of Residential Solar Capacity in October 2020

Daily News Wrap-Up: China Adds 1.3 GW of Residential Solar Capacity in October 2020

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: China has installed 1.3 GW of residential solar capacity in October 2020, according to the latest data ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Plus Storage Solutions Provider, Yotta Energy, Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Solar Plus Storage Solutions Provider, Yotta Energy, Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Yotta Energy, a U.S.-based solar storage solutions provider, announced that it raised $5 million in a seed funding round. Fiftysix Investments, Skyview Ventures, EDP Ventures, and other undisclosed investors participated ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Solar Mounting Company PanelClaw Acquired by Esdec

Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar Mounting Company PanelClaw Acquired by Esdec

The Peck Company Holdings, a commercial solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, announced that the merger agreement that was announced on August 10, 2020, has been terminated by Sunworks ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
European Ultracapacitor Manufacturer Skeleton Technologies Raises €41.3 million

European Ultracapacitor Manufacturer Skeleton Technologies Raises €41.3 Million

Skeleton Technologies, an Estonia-based manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage, announced that it raised €41.3 million (~$48.5 million) in a Series D financing round from a group of investors. With this ...
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Statkraft Set to Acquire Solarcentury's 6 GW Portfolio

Funding and M&A Roundup: Statkraft Set to Acquire Solarcentury’s 6 GW Portfolio

Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH), an African community investment company, is considering making a $20 million equity investment in DPA Africa Asset-Co. The company, set up by Distributed Power Africa (DPA), ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
GIZ Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Cold Storage Units To Help Farmers

GIZ Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Cold Storage Units To Help Farmers

The Indian wing of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a Germany-based development agency, has floated a tender for ten solar-powered cold storage units for its projects in Karnataka and ...
2015-2018 Saw 70% Dip in the Price of Utility-Scale Battery Storage in the US Market

2015-2018 Saw 70% Dip in the Price of Utility-Scale Battery Storage in the US Market

The average energy capacity cost of utility-scale battery storage in the United States has rapidly decreased from $2,152/kWh in 2015 to $625/kWh in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Solar Jodhpur Commissions a 50 MW of Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Solar Jodhpur Commissions a 50 MW of Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Jodhpur Two Limited commissioned a 50 MW solar power project as an independent power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
No Registration Fee or Road Tax for First 200,000 Electric Two-Wheelers in Telangana (1)

No Registration Fee or Road Tax for First 200,000 Electric Two-Wheelers in Telangana

The Government of Telangana has released its new Electric Vehicle (EV) and Energy Storage Policy for 2020-2030, announcing subsidies, policy measures, and other incentives to turn the state into an EV and ...
Funding and M&A Wrap-up_ Alberton Acquires Solarmax in Another Cleantech SPAC Deal

Funding and M&A Roundup: Alberton Acquires Solarmax in Another Cleantech SPAC Deal

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigned preliminary ratings to three classes of notes issued by Loanpal Solar Loan 2020-3 and Loanpal Solar Loan 2020-3, an asset-backed securitization collateralized by a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Total Awarded 67 MW of Solar Projects in a Recent Tender in France

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total Awarded 67 MW of Solar Projects in a Recent Tender in France

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Disneyland Paris announced the phased development of a solar canopy facility with France-based Urbasolar through a co-investment ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Funding and M&A Wrap-Up_ Scatec Solar Raises $515 Million in a Private Placement

Funding and M&A Roundup: Scatec Solar Raises $515 Million in a Private Placement

Scatec Solar, an independent power producer, has completed a private placement, raising approximately NOK 4,750 million (~$514.94 million) in gross proceeds by allocating 20,652,478 shares subscription price of NOK 230 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Candi Receives $3.16 Million to Scale its Solar Solutions in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Candi Receives $3.16 Million to Scale its Solar Solutions in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDFI ElectriFi has invested €2.68 million (~$ 3.16 million) junior debt in Candi, a platform that builds, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Funding and M&A Wrap-up_ Scatec Solar Acquires Hydropower Developer for Over $1 Billion

Funding and M&A Wrap-up: Scatec Solar Acquires Hydropower Developer for Over $1 Billion

REC Silicon, a Norwegian producer of advanced silicon materials with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., has raised approximately NOK 1,000 million (~$108.29 million) in gross proceeds through the Private Placement ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Funding and M&A Wrap-up_ Array Technologies Plans to Raise $675 Million in IPO

Funding and M&A Wrap-up: Array Technologies Plans to Raise $675 Million in IPO

Array Technologies, a manufacturer of ground-mounting systems used in solar PV projects, has filed to raise $675 million in an IPO of its common stock, according to an S-1 registration statement ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers at TU Graz University claimed that they had developed a redox flow battery that utilizes conventional vanillin instead of liquid electrolyte, which could make the battery more environment friendly ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Lithium-Ion Battery Maker Northvolt Raises $600 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Lithium-Ion Battery Maker Northvolt Raises $600 Million

Northvolt announced the signing of a $600 million private placement, led by Baillie Gifford, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Volkswagen, enabling the company to make further investments in expanding ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Power Roll Secures $3.6 Million for Solar Film technology

Funding and M&A Roundup: Power Roll Secures $3.6 Million for Solar Film technology

SunHydrogen, a developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, announced it has agreed to accept an equity investment of up to $4 million from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GW of Storage Capacity (1)

Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GWh of Storage Capacity

Hawaiian Electric, a U.S. electric utility, said that it submitted eight projects, including 300 MW of renewable energy and nearly 2 GWh of storage capacity for approval to the Public ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Trina Solar Acquires Nclave Renewable, Lumos Raises $35 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Trina Solar Acquires Nclave Renewable, Lumos Raises $35 Million

Trina Solar, a solar and smart energy total solution provider, announced its acquisition of the remaining 49% equity in Nclave Renewable to make Nclave a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trina Solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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