24 Oct '11, 11am

Solar VC: SolarEdge Closes a $37M Round for Panel Electronics: SolarEdge Technologies, one of the leaders in d...

SolarEdge Technologies, one of the leaders in distributed electronics for solar installations just closed a $37 million round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) along with Opus Capital, Walden International, Genesis Partners, Vertex Venture Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and GE. SolarEdge builds DC panel-level optimizers for residential and commercial applications and although considered a niche by some, the distributed electronics market is turning into a pretty good niche. SolarEdge, with tens of megawatts shipped in 2010, expects its business to triple in 2011 to reach about 170 megawatts. I recently spoke with the Guy Sella and Lior Handlesman, founders and leaders at SolarEdge, and they informed me that SolarCity was starting to deploy their distributed MPPT technology after a long bout of testing. Jonathan Bass of SolarCity confirmed this, saying...

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