04 Apr '11, 3pm

Greentech VC in March Comes in Like a Lion: There's been some talk about the lack of enthusiasm for VC investm...

(Oakland, Calif.) raised a $201 million Round E for its Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology and deployment -- bringing its total funding to more than $530 million in private equity. That funding is in addition to a federal loan guarantee of $1.3 billlion. The investors include Alstom, a French power plant player as well as the usual suspects -- Vantage Point Venture Partners, Alstom, CalSTRS, DFJ, DBL Investors, Chevron Technology Ventures, and BP Technology Ventures, together with new investors with assistance from Advanced Equities. VentureWire reports that the latest round values the company in excess of $700 million.

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/March-Greente...

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