13 Jun '11, 4pm

Clean Power Finance is Now a PPA Firm Too: Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures made a significant investment i...

Clean Power Finance is Now a PPA Firm Too: Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures made a significant investment i...

richardmasoner creative commons flickr Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures made a significant investment in solar SaaS firm Clean Power Finance (CPF) late last year. Until that time, CPF's business was providing a standardized software tool that lets solar panel installers speed up the sales proposal, rebate, and lead generation processes. Previous investors have included Claremont Creek Ventures, Clean Pacific Ventures, Sand Hill Angels, and clean tech investor Gary Kremen . The firm was also considering the idea of providing point-of-purchase PPA financing, according to my sources. Kremen, even before Clean Power Finance's Sept 2006 incorporation, had asked publicly, "Why can't buying solar be like buying a car with POS [point of sale] financing? Solar is in roughly the same price range -- you should get credit at the same time you make the purchase." And last week, at a...

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