Yokogawa Acquires Energy Management Software Provider BaxEnergy

Apricus Generation, a holding company designed to build a national distributed solar and battery development platform and independent power producer (IPP), acquired a controlling stake in Nexus Renewables, a developer, owner, and operator of solar and energy storage projects under various stages of construction and development.

Energy Park, an EV charging solution provider, secured an initial £35 million (~$45 million) investment from Zouk Capital, manager of the UK Government’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund. With this funding, the company is set to accelerate its plans to provide charging facilities to residential sites across the UK.

Gireve, a France-based EV charging solutions provider, raised €20 Million (~$22 million) in a fresh funding round from the investor Partech through its impact fund. Existing shareholders like EDF Group, ENEDIS, the Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts), and Demeter also participated in this funding round. With this funding, the company plans to accelerate its platform expansion in Europe and internationally.

Jakson Green, the renewable energy arm of the Jakson Group, has obtained a sustainable trade facility of ₹600 million (~$7.1 million) from HSBC India. The trade facility will help bolster the company’s operational needs within the renewable energy sector in India and overseas.

Electric vehicle company Euler Motors has closed its Series C funding round, securing ₹2 billion (~$23.9 million) and taking the total funding raised so far to ₹5.7 million (~$68,358). The round was led by internal investors such as British International Investment, Blume Venture, and new investor Piramal Alternatives India Access Fund. The newly acquired funds will be used to expand its nationwide presence and service infrastructure. By 2025, the company plans to operate in over 40 cities.

Maxvolt Energy, a manufacturer of lithium battery packs, has raised $1.5 million from angel investors to introduce fast-charging lithium-ion batteries and build recycling plants. The company said that the capital injection will support Maxvolt’s research and development into lithium battery architectures for electric vehicles such as scooters and rickshaws, energy storage systems, and medical devices.

Zypp Electric, an electric vehicle (EV)-as-a-service platform, has raised $15 million in its Series C funding round, allowing the company to expand its fleet from 21,000 to 200,000 e-scooters across 15 Indian cities by 2026. The funding round, led by Japanese major ENEOS, comprised $15 million in equity as part of its ongoing $50 million round, which includes $40 million in equity and $10 million in debt.

Maxeon Solar Technologies, a Singapore-based solar solutions provider, has secured a $97.5 million debt financing from the company’s largest shareholder, TCL Zhonghuan Renewable Energy Technology (TZE). TZE also committed to an additional $100 million equity investment, in each case subject to regulatory approvals. The transaction will substantially dilute existing public shareholders, with TZE ultimately becoming a controlling shareholder. The funding infused will be used as capital to support the company’s operations.

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