SoloPower, the Milpitas, Calif., company building a new solar power technology based on “electroplating,” which saves costs by placing expensive carbon material only in areas high voltage potential, has raised $30 million in venture backing.

We reported the round before, but at the time the amount was unknown.

PE Wire confirms that the maker of of thin-film photovoltaics has raised $30 million with Convexa Capital of Norway leading the deal, joined by Crosslink Capital and Firsthand Capital Management.