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There are 53 companies tagged `solar`; raised $4.3B from 235 investors

BrightSource Energy raised $845M from VantagePoint Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), CalSTRS, DBL Investors, Goldman Sachs, Chevron Technology Ventures, BP Ventures, Google, VantagePoint Capital Partners, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), DFJ Growth, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Statoil Hydro Venture, Black River Asset Management, DBL Investors, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), and Chevron Technology Ventures in 8 rounds.

BrightSource Gets $15 Million in Equity and Note Offering    bloomberg.com BrightSource Raises $80M More for Concentrating Solar Power    greentechmedia.com BrightSource Nabs $168 Million From Google To Develop Ivanpah Solar Power Plant In The Mojave    techcrunch.com BrightSource Raises Another $201M for Solar Thermal    greentechmedia.com Solar Firm BrightSource Raising $100M    gigaom.com BrightSource Raises Another $26M, IPO for 2011?    gigaom.com BrightSource Energy Lights Up An Additional $150M In VC Funding    thealarmclock.com Google joins in $115M investment into solar thermal company, BrightSource    venturebeat.com

Vivint, Inc. raised $565M from Goldman Sachs .

Goldman Sachs Stakes Vivint Rebrand as Smart Home Player    brandchannel.com

Abound Solar raised $510M from Invus, Bohemian Companies, BP Alternative Energy, DCM, and U.S. Department of Energy in 2 rounds.

Abound Solar, Maker Of Thin Film Modules For Utilities, Raises $110 Million And Secures Huge Loan    techcrunch.com Abound Solar Wins $400M DOE Grant    thealarmclock.com

SoloPower raised $455.4M from Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Crosslink Capital, Convexa Capital Ventures, Firsthand Technology Ventures, Greentech Capital Advisors, Thomas Weisel Partners, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Crosslink Capital, Convexa Capital Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Convexa Capital Ventures, Firsthand Technology Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Convexa Capital Ventures, Hudson Capital Management, Convexa Capital Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Firsthand Capital Management, Crosslink Capital, and Firsthand Capital Management in 10 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov SoloPower Raises More Funding For Flexible CIGS Solar Panels    greentechmedia.com SoloPower Receives $197M Federal Loan For Solar Plants    fis.dowjones.com SoloPower Raises $43.7 Million More To Make Roll-Up Solar Panels    techcrunch.com SoloPower Raises Another $51.6 Million To Make Flexible, Thin Film Solar Panels    techcrunch.com SoloPower Raises $45M, Payday for Founders    earth2tech.com Solopower raises $30M more    deals.venturebeat.com SoloPower, latest solar cell start-up, raises $10M    deals.venturebeat.com

Suniva raised $219.4M from Warburg Pincus, Apex Venture Partners, H.I.G. Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Advanced Equities in 3 rounds.

Suniva lights up with $94.4M of $115M raise for advanced solar cells    techjournalsouth.com Suniva Raises $75M, Plans to Expand Factory    greentechmedia.com Suniva Raises $75M, Plans to Expand Factory    greentechmedia.com

SolFocus raised $193.2M from ATEL Ventures, Apex Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Yellowstone Capital, Demeter Partners, Apex Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, NGEN Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Yellowstone Capital, NGEN Partners, Moser Baer India, Ltd, New Enterprise Associates, NGEN Partners, Yellowstone Capital, and New Enterprise Associates in 7 rounds.

SolFocus Keeps CPV Fires Burning With $20M in VC    greentechmedia.com ATEL Ventures Provides $3 Million Equipment Financing to Solar Technology Developer    worldleasingnews.com Mo’ Money for Solar: SolFocus Raises $30M    earth2tech.com SolFocus Adds $19.28M to Series C    greentechmedia.com Solar concentrator collects $63 million in new funding    news.cnet.com Solar Energy Startup SolFocus nets $25 million in Series A financing led by NEA    solfocus.com

eSolar raised $192M from Oak Investment Partners, ACME Group, NRG Energy, Oak Investment Partners, and Idealab in 3 rounds.

eSolar Announces $22M in Funding    vcaonline.com NRG Energy, Inc. to Develop Up To 500 Megawatts    media.corporate-ir.net eSolar, Google-Backed Startup, Picks Up Steam, $130 Million    huffingtonpost.com

View Inc. raised $186.9M from Corning Innovation, Khosla Ventures, GE Capital, NanoDimension, DBL Investors, Khosla Ventures, Navitas Capital, Sigma Partners, The Westly Group, The Westly Group, Navitas Capital, DBL Investors, NanoDimension, GE Energy Financial Services, Khosla Ventures, Sigma Partners, Khosla Ventures, and Sigma Partners in 7 rounds.

Smart window startup View raises another $60M led by Corning    gigaom.com SEC    sec.gov Soladigm Scores $55M for Smart Shading Windows    greentechmedia.com SOLADIGM CLOSES $40M SERIES C EQUITY FINANCING    soladigm.com Soladigm Raises $30 Million More To Make Smart Glass For Green Buildings    techcrunch.com SEC D    sec.gov Stealthy Soladigm Grabs $20M for Tinted Windows    earth2tech.com

Sungevity raised $175.5M from GE Ventures, impact investment fund, Brightpath Capital Partners, Vision Ridge Partners, Craton Equity Partners, Eastern Sun Capital Partners, Greener Capital, Firelake Capital Management, Brightpath Capital Partners, Greener Capital, Isolventures, and Solon in 6 rounds.

Sungevity Raises $15M In Equity Financing    finsmes.com Sungevity Inks $125 Million Funding    pehub.com Solar service startup Sungevity is raising $41M    gigaom.com Sungevity Raises $15M in Series C Funding    finsmes.com Sungevity Raises $6M to Bring More Solar to the Golden State    earth2tech.com Sungevity Raises $6M to Bring More Solar to the Golden State    earth2tech.com

OptiSolar R&D raised $132M from Richardson Capital and Gardiner Group Capital .

OptiSolar Quietly Piling On Cash    earth2tech.com

Ausra raised $123.3M from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Khosla Ventures, KERN Partners, Generation Partners, Starfish Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, KERN Partners, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Vinod Khosla, and Ray Lane in 4 rounds.

AUSRA ANNOUNCES NEW FUNDING FACILITY    solarindustrymag.com Ausra raises $24.5 million    bizjournals.com Ausra sucks up $30M more in venture debt for solar thermal    venturebeat.com http://www.ausra.com/news/releases/070910.html    ausra.com

SolarEdge raised $85M from Norwest Venture Partners, Opus Capital, Walden International, Genesis Partners, Vertex Venture Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Opus Capital, Genesis Partners, Walden International, ORR Partners, Vertex Venture Capital, JP Asia Capital Partners, Vertex Venture Capital, Opus Capital, Genesis Partners, ORR Partners, Walden International, and GE Capital in 3 rounds.

SolarEdge Closes a $37M Round for Panel Electronics    greentechmedia.com $25M for SolarEdge’s Solar Panel Power Optimizers    greentechmedia.com GE Joins $23M SolarEdge Funding Round    cleantechbrief.com

Semprius raised $55.2M from Siemens Venture Capital, ARCH Venture Partners, Intersouth Partners, Morgan Creek Capital Management, Illinois Emerging Technologies Fund, Siemens Venture Capital, ARCH Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Illinois Ventures, Intersouth Partners, In-Q-Tel, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, ARCH Venture Partners, Applied Ventures, Illinois Ventures, Intersouth Partners, GVC Venture Fund, Illinois Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners, and Intersouth Partners in 11 rounds.

Semprius Inc raises $554K    marketbrief.com SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov CPV Startup Semprius Adds $7.5M to Its War Chest    greentechmedia.com Semprius Raises Additional $3M in Venture Financing    finsmes.com Semprius Raises $20M in Series C Venture Funding    finsmes.com SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov Semprius Lands $6.4M in Funding, Clarifies What It’s Actually Doing    greentechmedia.com Semprius Receives Investment from Applied Ventures    semprius.com

SkyPower raised $50M .

Applied Quantum Technologies raised $49.8M in 5 rounds.

AQT Solar Secures $18.7M in Series B Venture Funding    finsmes.com SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov AQT to install 15 MW CIGS plant with new $10M round    cleantech.com AQT Gets $10M for Capital-Efficient CIGS Solar    greentechmedia.com

Innovalight raised $41.3M from U.S. Department of Energy, EDB Investments, Vertex Venture Capital, Apax Partners, ARCH Venture Partners, Convexa Capital Ventures, Harris & Harris Group, Sevin Rosen Funds, Triton Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners, Apax Partners, Convexa Capital Ventures, Harris & Harris Group, Sevin Rosen Funds, Leader Ventures, and Silicon Valley Bank in 4 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov Innovalight gets $3.4M from DOE    niuzer.com Innovalight Raises $18M, SEC    finsmes.com Solar ink maker Innovalight shines with $15M    venturebeat.com

GT Solar raised $40M .

GT Solar pulls in $40M in Chinese solar tech orders    masshightech.com

JinkoSolar Holding raised $35M from Pitango Venture Capital, Shenzhen Fortune Venture Capital, and China-Israel Value Capital .

XunLight raised $33M from Rabo Ventures, Trident Capital, Emerald Technology Ventures, and NGP in 2 rounds.

Xunlight Corp receives a $11 million investment    dealipedia.com XunLight News    xunlight.com

Metallkraft AS raised $32.5M from Capricorn Venture Partners .

CAPRICORN CLEANTECH FUND INVESTS ? 3.5 MILLION IN METALLKRAFT AS    leuveninc.com

Sopogy raised $29.9M from Enerdigm Ventures, Black River Asset Management, Tradewind Capital, and Darren T. Kimura in 8 rounds.

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Solairedirect raised $26.6M from Demeter Partners, TechFund, Aster Capital, and Demeter Partners in 2 rounds.

Cool Earth Solar raised $22.8M from Eric Cummings in 3 rounds.

CoolEarth Raises $21M for Solar Balloons    mendocoastcurrent.wordpress.com CoolEarth Raises $21M for Solar Balloons    mendocoastcurrent.wordpress.com Cool Earth Solar raises $750,000 for solar power concentration technology    deals.venturebeat.com

Verengo Solar raised $22.2M from Angeleno Group in 2 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov Verengo Solar Plus Receives $9.7M Equity Investment from Angeleno Group    finsmes.com

Mosaic raised $22M from U.S. Department of Energy, Spring Ventures, and Spring Ventures in 4 rounds.

Mosaic in Discussions for $15M Series B Round    pevc.dowjones.com Solar Mosaic Gets $2 Million DOE Grant To Build Out Crowdfunding Site For Solar Projects    techcrunch.com Solar Mosaic Raises $2.5 Million Series A To Be The “Kickstarter For Solar”    techcrunch.com Solar Mosaic Raises $2.5 Million Series A To Be The “Kickstarter For Solar”    techcrunch.com

Urban Green Energy raised $20M from Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners .

Urban Green Energy (UGE) Raises $20M Fund from Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners (TTCP) to Provide Financing for UGE’s Fast Growing Telecoms Segment    prweb.com

Trony Solar raised $20M from Intel Capital .

Intel Capital invests in Chinese cleantech, healthcare companies    deals.venturebeat.com

SkyFuel raised $17M from Leaf Clean Energy .

SkyFuel Secures Funding for Breakthrough Solar Thermal Power Technology    skyfuel.com

Geostellar raised $15.5M from Flash Forward Ventures in 2 rounds.

Geostellar Avoids VCs in $14M Series B Deal with Corporate Investors    pevc.dowjones.com

D.light Design raised $11.5M from Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Garage Technology Ventures, Mahindra & Mahindra, Gray Matters Capital, Acumen Fund, and Nexus Venture Partners in 2 rounds.

D.light Raises $5.5M for Solar-Powered LED Lights    earth2tech.com Solar Home Lighting's D.light Design Raises $6M    thealarmclock.com

Goal Zero raised $10.9M from Mercato Partners in 3 rounds.

Goal Zero Powers Forward with $7M of Growth Capital from Mercato Partners    freshnews.com SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov

Zep Solar raised $10.6M from Aquillian Investments .

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King Solarman raised $10M .

Reenergy Electric raised $8.8M from Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) .

Solar Universe raised $7M from RockPort Capital Partners .

Solar Universe Raises $7 Million To Franchise Solar Installation    techcrunch.com

Wi-Chi raised $7M from New Enterprise Associates .

Solar Power Technologies raised $6.1M from Austin Ventures and Oxantium Ventures .

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Rolith raised $5.7M from DFJ VTB Capital Aurora, AGC America, and Undisclosed Strategic Corporate Investor in 2 rounds.

Rolith, Inc. Receives $5 Million Investment From DFJ VTB Capital Aurora and AGC America Inc.    marketwire.com NanoWerk.com    nanowerk.com

One Block Off the Grid (1BOG) raised $5M from New Enterprise Associates .

1BOG Bags $5M for Collective Solar Bargaining    earth2tech.com

That's Solar raised $4.2M .

PRWeb    prweb.com

Meteo-Logic raised $3M from Horizons Ventures .

Meteo-Logic Raises $3 Million From Horizons Ventures    meteo-logic.com

Brightergy raised $2.5M from Trinity Private Equity Group .

Brightergy Receives $2.5M from Trinity Private Equity Group    finsmes.com

Simpa Networks raised $1.1M .

Simpa Networks gets $1.1M to sell affordable solar power    venturebeat.com

PVPower raised $1M from Excelerate Labs in 2 rounds.

New $994K round raised by Pvpower, Inc    marketbrief.com Chicago's Excelerate Labs Graduates Nine Startups    techcrunch.com

Colored Solar raised $707.9K in 5 rounds.

Postling raised $700K from Dave McClure, Chris Yeh, Gary Vaynerchuk, Thomas Korte, Paige Craig, David Cohen, Jeremy Arnon, and Tom McInerney in 2 rounds.

Postling Raises Another $350,000 To Grow Its Marketing Dashboard For Small Businesses    techcrunch.com Venturehacks    venturehacks.com

CivicSolar raised $455K from Kerim Baran, Ariel Poler, Mark Goines, M. Cem Sertoglu, Jeff Fluhr, and Felicis Ventures .

CivicSolar bags $400K to help you choose the right solar panels at the best price    venturebeat.com

Solmentum raised $325K from Travis Bradford, Ed Chandler, Armando Pauker, and Lon Chow .

Rawlemon raised $220K .

This Phone Charger Uses Crystal Orbs to Focus the Sun’s Rays    wired.com

EcoDirect raised $100K .

eRALOS3 raised $100K .

Elecar raised $10K from Mike Del Ponte .

Sparkseed    web.archive.org

Santh CleanEnergy Microgrid raised $10K .