Vivint Solar brings in $280M to finance more solar panel installations in US homes

Residential solar panel installer Vivint Solar closed a $280 million round earlier this week. The funding is tax equity-backed by several undisclosed financial institutions and will be used to finance the installation of new PV solar panels as the company expands across the country. According to GTM Research, Vivint is the second largest installer of US residential solar panels after SolarCity. The company is based in Provo, Utah and sold to Blackstone Group LP in 2012 for $2 billion.

7 alternatives to TestFlight

Maybe Apple will improve TestFlight, bring it back to Android (doubt it), or drop it altogether. Only time will tell. Since we can’t predict the future, consider making one of these your favorite app beta tool.