September 10, 2010


This Week in Greentech Venture Capital Investment

Calisolar raised $10 million in new funding, according to a regulatory filing with the SEC.  Calisolar builds multi-crystalline silicon solar cells with efficiencies greater than 16 percent using less energy than conventional processes.  Earlier this year, Calisolar raised $22.5 million and acquired 6N Silicon.  Investors and board members in Calisolar include Globespan Capital Partners, Ventures West, Yaletown Venture Partners, SDTC, Hudson Clean Energy and ATV.  Calisolar has raised more than $180 million in funding since its founding in 2006.