28 Mar '13, 5pm

Remember eSolar? The Startup Wants To Raise $30M

Remember eSolar? The Startup Wants To Raise $30M

The company hasn't gone away, though, and is working on raising a $30 million round. eSolar has lined up nearly $13 million so far, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The company is raising money at a time when the type of technology it uses isn't in vogue in the country, though international demand remains in place. eSolar, founded in 2007, has announced major licensing and project development deals but hasn't seen its technology being widely deployed. Some of the deals either never panned out or have faced significant delays. NRG Solar was set to develop power plants using eSolar's technology, but the decided to scratch two projects in favor of two new ones that would use solar PV instead. An agreement with Penglai Electric to build 2 GW of solar power plants in China became mired in the permitting process . The startup...

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