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Solar Power Funding Healthy in Q2 Despite Industry Turmoil

August 22nd, 2012 | by Andrew

News of bankruptcies and downsizing aside, investors continue to put money to work in the solar power market. Venture capital funding, debt financing, and solar project M&A all increased in Q2, while 13 new solar-focused, clean tech investment funds were announced, according to Mercom Capital's Q2 report.


Solar Energy Momentum Building in the Middle East as Qatar Banks Finance $1.1 Billion Polysilicon Plant

May 31st, 2012 | by Andrew

Local banks have come together to finance Qatar's first solar-grade polysilicon production plant, a planned $1.1 billion, 8,000-metric-ton facility being built by Qatar Electricity and Water (QEWC), and Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a joint venture of the Qatar Foundation that supports efforts to transform the Gulf Coast country's economy from a carbon-based to a knowledge-based one



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