TITLE

Sopogy Soaks Up More VC Financing

AUTHOR(S)
Moresco, Justin
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;12/11/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Sopogy, a solar energy startup based in Honolulu, Hawaii, plans to close a third round of funding for more than $10 million within a month, according to company chief executive officer (CEO) Darren Kimura. The company makes a miniature version of concentrated solar power systems, which traditionally have been used on larger, utility-scale projects. Sopogy's proprietary technology uses large metal troughs with mirrors that reflect sunlight onto a tube filled with fluid, the author said.
ACCESSION #
36602789

 

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