Enbala secures Series B add-on from Zoma Capital

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By Ted Liu

Enbala Power Networks, the leader in virtual power plant (VPP) and distributed energy resource management software (DERMS), has raised additional Series B funding from Zoma Capital, bringing the Series B total to US $17.5 million. Other investors in the Series B include ABB Technology Ventures (NYSE: ABB), National Grid, GE Ventures (NYSE: GE), Obvious Ventures, EnerTech Capital and Chrysalix Venture Capital.

Denver based Zoma Capital is the investment arm for the family office of Ben and Lucy Ana Walton. Zoma Capital invests in a broad range of market-based sustainable solutions addressing environmental and social problems, with an emphasis on energy, water and community development and with a geographic focus on Colorado and Chile.

“Zoma and Enbala both have offices in Denver, and both are focused on building a sustainable energy future,” noted Enbala President and CEO Arthur “Bud” Vos. “Zoma’s investment in Enbala is the perfect alignment of philosophies and goals, and we welcome the investment to further expand our Symphony by Enbala platform.”

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania based Enbala has offices in Vancouver and Denver.

Melissa Cheong, Zoma’s Chief Investment Officer, said, “Our investment in Enbala will enable utilities, energy service companies and commercial enterprises to accomplish their common goal of more efficiently utilizing distributed and renewable energy resources. The investment in Enbala also supports Zoma’s organizational goal of having an impact within our local communities.”

Enbala Power Networks is focused on making the world’s power grids greener and more reliable, efficient and predictable by harnessing the power of distributed energy. Enbala’s real-time energy-balancing platform is transforming energy system operations through its revolutionary, highly flexible approach for creating controllable and dispatchable energy resources.

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