9M & Q3 2018 Funding and M&A Report for Storage, Grid & Efficiency
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A Combined $1.3 billion was Raised in 9M 2018
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Mercom found that in the first nine months (9M) of 2018, $1.3 billion was raised by Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency companies compared to $1.2 billion in 9M 2017.
VC funding for Battery Storage companies in 9M 2018 was 39 percent higher with $783 million raised compared to the $563 million raised in 9M 2017.
Li-based Batteries companies received the most funding with $211 million.
In 9M 2018 there were a total of 10 Battery Storage M&A transactions compared to three transactions in 9M 2017. There were two Battery Storage M&A transactions in Q3 2018. By comparison, there were four Battery Storage M&A transactions in Q2 2018 and one transaction in Q3 2017.
VC funding for Smart Grid companies in 9M 2018 was 31 percent lower with $264 million compared to the $380 million raised in 9M 2017.
Smart Charging of PHEV and V2G companies had the largest share of VC funding in 9M 2018 with $91 million in four deals.
In 9M 2018 there were a total of nine Smart Grid M&A transactions, compared to 19 transactions (five disclosed) in 9M 2017. There were four Smart Grid M&A transactions in both Q3 and Q2 2018. By comparison, there were six Smart Grid M&A transactions in Q3 2017.
VC funding for Energy Efficiency companies in 9M 2018 was eight percent lower with $265 million compared to the $289 million raised in 9M 2017.
Temperature Control companies captured the most funding with $97 million in two deals in 9M 2018.
In 9M 2018 there were a total of three Efficiency M&A transactions, compared to seven transactions (three disclosed) in 9M 2017. There were no Efficiency M&A transactions in Q3 2018. By comparison, there were two Efficiency M&A transactions in both Q2 2018 and Q3 2017.
Mercom Capital Group’s Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive high-quality reports delivering superior insight, market trends and analysis. These reports help bring clarity to professionals in the current financial landscape of the smart grid industry.
The Quarterly Funding and M&A Reports contain quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) information on market activity displayed in easy-to-digest charts, graphs and tables, as well as data-driven analysis covering:
- Venture capital funding deals including top investors, QoQ trends, and a breakdown of charts and graphs by stage;
- VC funding by technology;
- Debt and other funding deals;
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) including QoQ trends, with charts and graphs by technologies;
- Battery and storage funding deals;
- Smart Grid funding deals;
- Energy Efficiency funding deals;
- New cleantech funds;
This report also contains comprehensive lists of all announced deals and transactions during the quarter, including:
- VC deals and investors;
- M&A transactions and acquirers;
- New cleantech funds.
There were 88 companies and investors covered in this report. The report is 95 pages in length and contains 88 charts, graphs and tables.