Solarge: The sunny future of flexible solar panels

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Swedish-Polish solar energy startup SunRoof gets nearly €2 million to develop “roof of the future”

SunRoof, a Swedish-Polish startup developing solar two-in-one roofs along with software to support smart energy management, has raised almost €2 million to expand into new European markets. The startup’s first time receiving VC money, the late seed round was led by SMOK Ventures with participation from LT Capital, EIT InnoEnergy, FD Growth Capital and KnowledgeHub, […]

Zolar raises €4 million to make residential solar power more accessible

German energy startup Zolar has raised €4 million in a Series A round led by Sunstone Capital and Statkraft Ventures with participation from Partech Ventures and startup investor and cofounder Tim Schumacher. Zolar is a service that makes buying solar power systems for homes easier and more transparent, said Alex Melzer, CEO, with a […]

Norwegian energy startup Otovo raises €6.1 million in new funding

Oslo-based energy startup Otovo has raised NOK 60 million – about €6.1 million – in a funding round led by energy utility Akershus Energi and construction and housing firm OBOS alongside existing shareholders. Otovo has built a platform for distributed energy and solar panel sales online. It has created an algorithm for planning rooftop planning […]