INVEN CAPITAL invests in German company Zolar, a leader in digital solutions for rooftop photovoltaic systems.
INVEN CAPITAL, the CEZ Group’s investment fund that seeks out promising projects on the European energy start-up market, has acquired a minority share in German innovation company Zolar. This company provides digital solutions for rooftop photovoltaic installations and combined photovoltaic and battery systems. In addition to Inven Capital, BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures participated in this round of investment with a total volume of EUR 10 million. The existing investors Heartcore Ventures, Statkraft Ventures and Partech Ventures likewise increased their shares.
ČEZ traders now trade electricity products on the wholesale market in almost all European countries. They are also currently expanding to markets trading in natural gas, environmental certificates and related financial products.
In the last few days, CEZ Group acquired wind power plant projects in Germany with a total installed capacity of more than 110 MW. This resulted from a 50% joint venture with the active international early stage investor Holt Holding Group. Most of these projects will compete in the German auction system in 2022.
INVEN CAPITAL invests in cyber security. The Israeli CyberX platform protects energy operations as well as infrastructure.
INVEN CAPITAL, CEZ Group’s investment fund that seeks opportunities in the new energy sector, acquired a minority share in the successful Israeli company CyberX. They are a major supplier of complex solutions in industrial cyber security. This is already INVEN CAPITAL’s second investment in Israel. In the four years of its existence, the fund has made nine investments in four countries and has successfully exited one of its investments.
ČEZ Group is expanding its operations in France to over 215 MW of installed capacity. It is launching the development of another eight projects.
ČEZ Group has acquired onshore wind power projects in France with a potential overall installed capacity of up to 116 MW. CEZ France SAS has acquired power plants in advanced stages of development from ABO Wind, a respected developer for renewable energies. ABO Wind has secured a guaranteed feed-in remuneration over a period of 15 years. At present, ČEZ is preparing the construction of wind power plants in France with a total installed power of over 215 MW. The first turbines should begin delivering environmentally-friendly electricity to the grid this year.
INVEN CAPITAL announces its first investment in Israel. The Driivz platform is set to accelerate electromobility development.
INVEN CAPITAL, CEZ Group’s investment fund that seeks opportunities in the new energy sector, is entering the Israeli start-up market. The Driivz platform, which is used by 300,000 drivers worldwide, offers an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure management solution. It is the fund’s eighth overall investment into the ‘new energy’ sector.
In December 2018 the ČEZ Group acquired wind turbine projects in Germany with a total potential installed capacity of 190 MW.
INVEN CAPITAL is the biggest investor in tado°, the leader in smart thermostats, alongside such global giants as Amazon and Siemens.
INVEN CAPITAL, CEZ Group’s investment fund investing in promising technology companies in the “new energy” sector, became the biggest shareholder in tado°, the Germany-based leader in the European smart thermostat market. It did so in another round of capital increase with a total volume of EUR 43 million, with participants including “big shots” such as Amazon and Total Energy Ventures. This is INVEN CAPITAL’s third investment made under a joint project with the European Investment Bank (EIB).
INVEN CAPITAL and the European Investment Bank report completing another joint investment, increasing its share in the successful innovative company Cloud&Heat.
INVEN CAPITAL, CEZ Group’s investment fund seeking opportunities in the “new energy” sector, has increased its stake in German company Cloud&Heat Technologies. The Dresden-based expert provides unique solutions utilizing heat from servers for heating and hot water for commercial premises. This is also the second investment made under a joint project with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The first one was investment in French technology company Cosmo Tech in September. INVEN CAPITAL has already made a total of seven investments in the “new energy” sector.
INVEN CAPITAL and the European Investment Bank are making their first joint investment. Their joint fund is acquiring a stake in a company specializing in the optimization of critical infrastructure management.
INVEN CAPITAL, CEZ Group’s investment fund seeking opportunities in the “new energy” sector, has acquired a stake in the French company Cosmo Tech. This is the first new investment made under a joint project with the European Investment Bank (EIB). Together, it is the fund’s seventh investment in the new energy sector.