solar funding

Solar Rental Marketplace OTOVO Raises €40mn Funding

Norwegian solar startup Otovo has secured €40mn from its existing investors including Å Energy, Axel Johnson Group, and Nysnø, the Norwegian government’s Climate Investment Fund. The funding will help the firm expand its rent-to-buy online marketplace for solar panels, as it seeks to ride the strong residential solar market growth across the EU. This latest […]

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Solar Startup Ellipsol Raises Rs 2.5 cr Seed Funding

Ellipsol, a next-generation solar company developing path-breaking solar energy solutions, has raised rupees 2.5 crore in a seed funding round led by Capital A. The funding round also saw the participation of the Grand Anicut Fund. Other individuals also contributed to the funding round. Ellipsol’s site, that is yet to open formally, promises 2X the […]

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Waaree Energies Raises INR 1000 Crore in Second Round of Funding Led by ValueQuest

Waaree Energies Limited (WEL), India’s largest solar module maker right now, has successfully raised a round of equity funding, amounting to approximately INR 1000 crore. The investment round was led by ValueQuest, an investment focused on sustainable and progressive ventures. Waaree Energies Ltd. had earlier raised a primary round of ~INR 1040 crore from a […]

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Solar EPC Prozeal Infra Pockets $4 Million Series A Funding

Ahmedabad-based Solar EPC firm Prozeal Infra Engineering Private Limited has announced their first round of funding led by Chandrakant Gogri’s family office arm – Alchemie Ventures. The $4 Million (approx. INR 32.5 Crore) investment is for a minority stake at an undisclosed valuation. The funds will be used to scale operations and execute developer-model projects […]

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CrossBoundary Gets $25 Million For Solar Power Mini-Grids Expansion In Africa

Kenya based CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) has announced that it has raised $25 million funding from different investors – ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited, Bank of America, and Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund. The new investment will also garner an additional $25 million in senior debt for the deployment of $50 million of capital that will […]

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Azure’s $250 Million Rights Offer Open, To Close On Jan 24

NYSE listed Azure Power Global Ltd (NYSE:AZRE) rights issue has opened on January 7, with a target to rise upto $ 249.9 million. Pursuant to the rights offering, each shareholder will get one non-transferable subscription right for every equity share held on the record date of January 6, 2022. Each right will entitle the holder […]

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US Based Posigen, Provider Of Solar To Lower Income Households, Gets $100m Funding

PosiGen, a leading New Orleans, US based provider of renewable energy and efficiency solutions for low-to-moderate income (LMI) households, has confirmed the close of a $100 million preferred equity financing. Magnetar Capital’s Energy & Infrastructure group was the lead investor in the financing and will nominate two new directors to join PosiGen’s Board of Directors. Existing […]

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Solar Innovation In Rooftop Set to Boom

Rooftop solar has been a very popular choice in recent years for markets like the US and Australia, where they are being seen as solutions to not just lower emissions, but also secure energy for owners in difficult situations. In the last decade alone, in the U.S, the number of solar panels installed has gone […]

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