Investors Shine $130M on eSolar

Schachter, Ken
April 2008
Red Herring;4/21/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the funding received by eSolar from Idealab, Oak Investment Partners, and Google.org. The solar power company has raised a total of $130 million. ESolar plans to build a demonstration facility at an undisclosed location in Southern California later in 2008. Rob Rogan, eSolar's executive vice president of corporate development, explains the advantages of using smaller mirrors for its solar power-plants. It presents remarks from Bill Gross, eSolar Chairman and founder of Idealab, on eSolar's business model.


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