Introducing new solar gear that could change the game

A new solar inverter has been developed by a quiet startup called Empower Micro Systems, which could land on the market by the end of the year. The company’s CCO says the tech could disrupt the landscape.

A power conversion startup buddies up with Japan’s electronics giants

A startup that makes more efficient power conversion devices has raised money from, and partnered with, a group of Japanese electronics giants. Transphorm is a venture-backed startup and its move is a symbol of the growing importance of corporate partners as well as overseas investors in cleantech.

The real reason for the greentech IPO missteps

Three greentech IPO hopefuls pulled the plug on their public market plans this month. There’s a lot that these companies have in common, and it’s not that they’re green: it’s the lack of profits and even revenues.

Who wins out in Enphase’s IPO?

Now that solar inverter maker Enphase Energy has ended a solar IPO drought by making its public market debut on Friday, it’s time to look at how well the investors did, at least on paper.

Solar company Enphase rises in morning trading

Solar inverter maker Enphase Energy, which made its market debut this morning, rose in morning trading by as much as 29 percent to $7.76, but settled back down to $7.22 by noon ET.