US Announces $96 Million Funding to Expand EV Charging Access

US Announces $96 Million Funding to Expand EV Charging Access

To help the decarbonization of the domestic transportation sector, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a funding of $96 million to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging accessibility and ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Proposes Alerting System for EVs to Caution Those Nearby

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Proposes Alerting System for EVs to Caution Those Nearby

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Electric vehicles in India should have an Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System loud enough to alert pedestrians and ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup: Community Solar Firm Summit Ridge Energy Raises $175 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Community Solar Firm Summit Ridge Energy Raises $175 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group Summit Ridge Energy, an owner and operator of community solar assets secured a $175 million strategic investment from Apollo Funds, a global investment management firm. Vinson&Elkins acted as legal ...
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EU Member States Raise €5.4 Billion Funding To Develop Hydrogen Value Chain

EU Member States Raise €5.4 Billion Funding To Develop Hydrogen Value Chain

The European Commission has approved €5.40 billion (~$5.47 billion) in funding for the 'IPCEI Hy2Tech’ project to support research, innovation, and the first industrial deployment in the hydrogen technology value ...
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US Announces $56 Million to Boost Innovation in Solar Manufacturing and Recycling

US Announces $56 Million Funding to Boost Innovation in Solar Manufacturing and Recycling

The Biden-Harris Administration announced $56 million in funding, alongside a new set of initiatives to augment the innovation in solar manufacturing and recycling to make energy more cost-effective and create ...
Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Hits the $12 Billion Mark in 1H 2022

Corporate Funding for Solar Sector Globally Hits the $12 Billion Mark in 1H 2022

Total corporate funding, including venture capital funding, public market, and debt financing, for the solar sector in the first half (1H) 2022 stood at $12 billion, 11% lower than the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Neo Energy Receives LoA for 300 MW Wind Project from SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Neo Energy Receives LoA for 300 MW Wind Project from SECI

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JSW Neo Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy received a letter of award from Solar Energy Corporation ...
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in June 2022

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in June 2022

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from June 2022: India added 456 MW of rooftop solar capacity in the first quarter of the calendar year ...
Funding and M&A Roundup: Community Solar Firm Summit Ridge Energy Raises $175 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Energy Storage Company Sunlight Secures $158 Million Loan

From: Mercom Capital Group Sunlight Group, a provider of energy storage systems, has received a €150 million (~$158 million) loan from the National Bank of Greece. The loan agreement has ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup Power Factors Acquires Renewable Software Provider Inaccess

Funding and M&A Roundup: Power Factors Acquires Renewable Software Provider Inaccess

From: Mercom Capital Group Power Factors, a provider of renewable asset management software, acquired Inaccess, a provider of integrated mission-critical software and hardware solutions for renewable energy projects, battery energy ...
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Solar Cold Storage Company Ecozen Secures ₹540 Million Funding

Solar Cold Storage Company Ecozen Secures ₹540 Million Funding

Pune-based solar cold storage solutions provider Ecozen announced that it had raised ₹540 million (~$6.93 million) as part of a planned ₹2 billion (~$25.67 million) Series C funding round. The ...
Funding and M&A Roundup Repsol Sells 25% Renewables Stake to EIP, Credit Agricole

Funding and M&A Roundup: Repsol Sells 25% Renewables Stake to EIP, Credit Agricole

From: Mercom Capital Group Repsol Renovables, a Spanish energy, and petrochemical company has approved the sale of 25% of its stake in the renewables business to a consortium formed by ...
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Solar System Recycling Platform SOLARCYCLE Raises $6.6 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar System Recycling Platform SOLARCYCLE Raises $6.6 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group SOLARCYCLE, a tech-driven solar system recycling platform, has raised $6.6 million in growth funding from renewable energy investors, including SolarCity founders Peter and Lyndon Rive, former ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup: Borrego Sells Solar and Storage Development Business to ECP

Funding and M&A Roundup: Borrego Sells Solar and Storage Development Business to ECP

From: Mercom Capital Group TotalEnergies, a multinational integrated oil, and gas firm, signed an agreement with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire a 50% stake in Clearway Energy Group (CEG), a clean ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup Li-Ion Battery Manufacturer Dragonfly Goes Public Via SPAC Deal

Funding and M&A Roundup: Li-Ion Battery Manufacturer Dragonfly Goes Public Via SPAC Deal

From: Mercom Capital Group Dragonfly Energy, a Lithium-Ion battery manufacturer, has entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with Chardan NexTech Acquisition 2 Corp (CNTQ), a special purpose ...
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Amazon Invests $31 Million in Low-Light Solar Technology Firm Ambient Photonics

Amazon Invests $31 Million in Low-Light Solar Technology Firm Ambient Photonics

Ambient Photonics, a low-light solar photovoltaic cells manufacturer, raised $31 million in a Series A funding, led by Amazon via its Climate Pledge Fund and Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Tony Fadell’s ...
Funding and M&A Roundup Clean Energy Platform Arcadia Raises $200 Million in Funding (1)

Funding and M&A Roundup: Clean Energy Platform Arcadia Raises $200 Million in Funding

From: Mercom Capital Group Arcadia, a climate software and data startup focused on decarbonizing the electric grid, raised $200 million in a new funding round. J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Sustainable ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup Group14 Technologies Raises $400 Million in Series C Funding

Funding and M&A Roundup: Group14 Technologies Raises $400 Million in Series C Funding

From: Mercom Capital Group Group14 Technologies, a developer of materials that enhance the output of lithium-silicon batteries, raised $400 million in Series C funding. Porsche AG led the round with ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup: Off-Grid Solar Company Sun King Raises $260 Million in Funding

Funding and M&A Roundup: Off-Grid Solar Company Sun King Raises $260 Million in Funding

From: Mercom Capital Group Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet), a provider of solar energy products for off-grid homes in Africa and Asia, raised $260 million in a Series D funding round. The round ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN and SAEL Winners in Punjab's 150 MW Solar Auction

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN and SAEL Winners in Punjab’s 150 MW Solar Auction

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) allowed Punjab State Power Corporation's (PSPCL) petition to adopt the tariff ...
Funding and M&A Roundup: GridX Raises $40 Million in Series C Funding

Funding and M&A Roundup: GridX Raises $40 Million in Series C Funding

From: Mercom Capital Group GridX, a provider of cloud-based business operations support solutions to utilities and energy suppliers, has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round led by Energy Impact ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup Enel Secures €600 Million from EIB for Clean Energy Expansion

Funding and M&A Roundup: Enel Secures €600 Million from EIB for Clean Energy Expansion

From: Mercom Capital Group Enel, an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and the European Investment Bank (EIB), through its development branch EIB Global and SACE, an ...
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Global Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Surges 51% in Q1 2022

Global Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Surges 51% in Q1 2022

Total corporate funding—including venture capital (VC) funding, public market, and debt financing—into the solar sector globally came to $7.5 billion through 49 deals in the first quarter (Q1) 2022, according ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup EV Charging Company ChargePoint Raises $300 Million in Financing

Funding and M&A Roundup: EV Charging Company ChargePoint Raises $300 Million in Financing

From: Mercom Capital Group ChargePoint, a provider of an open electric vehicle charging network, announced that Antara Capital would invest $300 million in the company by purchasing convertible senior notes ...
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Adani Green To Receive $500 Million of IHC’s $2 Billion Investment in Adani Group

Adani Green to Receive $500 Million of IHC’s $2 Billion Investment in Adani Group

Abu Dhabi-based public joint-stock company International Holding Company PJSC (IHC) announced an investment of $2 billion in three of Adani Group's companies. Adani Green Energy will receive $500 million out ...
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