Raj Prabhu, Managing Partner of Mercom Capital has been tracking funding announcements in the solar industry since 2009. His firm believes that by following the money, it can deliver valuable insight to its customers on market trends – sectors in distress and sectors that are thriving. "Following the money is a good indicator of the health of the industry. It gives us and our clients insights into trends in terms of technology and also just general market direction," he said.