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Q1 2024 FUNDING AND M&A REPORT


Solar Sector Sees $189 Million in VC Funding, $1.3 Billion in M&A, in Q2 2013 Reports Mercom Capital Group

Solar Downstream Companies Receive Majority of $189 Million VC Funds in Q2 2013

Solar venture capital (VC) investments increased to $189 million in 19 deals in Q2 2013 compared to $126 million in 26 deals in the previous quarter. Solar downstream companies received ...
/ Solar
Global Solar Forecast - Growth Story Overshadowed by Trade Wars

Global Solar Forecast – Growth Story Overshadowed by Trade Wars

Amid all the bad news, bankruptcies and trade cases, global solar installations in 2012 totaled about 31 GW, a 13 percent year-over-year growth in a tough year. Demand for solar ...
/ Solar
VC Funding in Smart Grid Sector Remains Flat in Q1 2013 with $62 Million Reports Mercom Capital Group

VC Funds for Smart Grid Remain Flat in Q1 2013 with $62 Million

Smart grid venture capital (VC) funding in Q1 2013, totaled $62 million in nine deals. The quarter’s funding was nearly identical to the first quarter of 2012, when the same ...
/ Efficiency, Smart Grid, Storage
VC Funding in Solar Sector Continues to Slump in Q1 2013 With $126 Million Reports Mercom Capital Group

Slump Continues for Solar VC Investments in Q1 2013 with $126 Million

The slump in global venture capital (VC) investments, which started in Q3 2012, continued, dipping to $126 million in 26 deals in Q1 2013 compared to $220 million in 27 ...
/ Solar
Global Solar Forecast - Looking at Another Year of Steady Growth

Global Solar Forecast – Looking at Another Year of Steady Growth

Despite all the struggles experienced by the industry over the past few years, global solar installations still managed to grow, mainly due to Germany defying expectations and installing 7.6 GW ...
/ Solar