Natureo Finance Research issued an 82-page sector report on the PV storage technology market for residential & small commercial applications. Three regions are showing tangible evidence for their emergence as behind-the-meter PV storage markets and have the highest near-term storage system sales potential: Japan, Germany, California (US). We gauge the evolution of these regional markets until 2020 (unit sales, MWh storage capacity, value), look at market growth drivers & catalysts, evaluate the economics of PV storage adoption and identify relevant technology suppliers along the energy storage system (ESS) value chain. Our technology analysis puts emphasis on power electronics (in particular inverters) which are key determinants of a storage system’s [...]
Natureo Finance Research has released its Energy Efficiency Newsletter which will frequently comment on key events affecting Gas-to-Power and Power-to-Gas industry valuations. The first edition has a special focus on Combined Heat & Power (CHP). The launch of this Newsletter derives from the accumulated knowledge in this field and follows the publications of sector reports such as Combined Heat & Power: Driving the Prosumer Energy Generation Trend (September 2013), Stationary Fuel Cells: Addressing the Need for Clean Distributed Generation and Massive Grid Storage (July 2013), Green Gas Technologies: Natural Gas Trends and their Clean Profiteers (May 2013). Natureo also frequently publishes Solar and Energy Storage Newsletters; these were [...]
TerraNova, a new player in the printed circuit board recycling (e-scrap recycling) industry, was acquired by Metallica Commodities Corp. (MCC), a US based commodities group, on the 4th of December 2013. Having advised TerraNova on its previous financing round in 2009, Natureo Finance advised again TerraNova during this critical transaction.
Natureo Finance Research issued a 73-page sector report on Combined Heat & Power Generation (September 2013). The report's focus is on natural-gas-fed CHP technologies (established versus new/emerging), their country-specific economics (LCOE, payback period, ROI analysis) and their suppliers. This report follows two other major sector research notes on Green Gas Technologies: Natural Gas Trends and their Clean Profiteers (May 2013; 145 pages) and Stationary Fuel Cells; Addressing the Need for Clean Distributed Generation and Massive Grid Storage (July 2013; 42 pages).
Leosphere, an established and recognized global leader in the laser radar remote sensors market (LIDAR), has finalized its first institutional fund raising. The first part of a total fund raising of €20 million was closed with Oraxys, a leading European cleantech private equity firm for an investment exceeding €10 million. The second part of this transaction will be completed in 2013. (press release)
The corporate finance advisory boutique, Natureo Finance, has announced that it has successfully secured an investment of GBP 15 million (USD 24 million) from the South African strategic investor Sasol New Energy for the British based company OXIS Energy Ltd. (press release)
Natureo Finance was the exclusive financial advisor for the sale of Sun Development, a company of 10 solar power farm projects generating 9MW, which will reach commercial operation by the end of 2011 in the French oversea territories.(press release)
FORCE-A, a pioneer in plant diagnostic tools and services for sustainable agriculture founded in 2004, has finalized a new fundraising led by GoGreen Capital and Amundi Private Equity Funds. This funding round will acelerate the commercialization of its real-time diagnostic solutions, particularly in the grapevine and large crop segments. (press release)
Boralex and Cube Infrastructure Fund announced today the acquisition of three wind farms in France, increasing Boralex's installed wind power capacity in Europe to 170 MW. ... Boralex was advised throughout the process by Simmons & Simmons, Blake, Cassels & Graydon and Natureo Finance. (press release)