Tagged: energy

ECN Crowdcamp Will Tackle Investments in Renewable Energy at Forthcoming Event

Climate change and renewable energy are two hot topics today. Policymakers and other stakeholders continue to debate the specifics while a growing majority of people view clean energy as an important and strategic goal for the world. The United Nations in their most recent report… Read More

Update: Powervault’s Third Crowdcube Initiative Smashes £750,000 Goal in Less Than A Week

Success! Less than a week after launching its third Crowdcube initiative, UK-based Powervault successfully secured its £750,000 goal. As previously reported, Powervault’s product reportedly reduces electricity bills and helps customers during black-outs. According to the company, the government says that energy storage is a game-changing technology which could save… Read More

WTT Energy Overfunds: Surpasses £900,000 During Crowdcube Initiative

With nearly two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, WTT Energy has successfully secured over 900,000 for its patented fully scalable innovative energy harvesting system. As previously reported, the company created the system that converts any motion on land, sea and air into electricity. It as noted:… Read More

UK’s Ergoe Energy Seeks Funds on Seedrs For New Energy Smartphone App

Ergoe Energy Ltd, a UK-based energy startup, announced on Monday it has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 to develop its new app. The company is offering 13.49% in equity.  According to Ergoe Energy, the app enables domestic and small business users to switch energy… Read More

Christmas Bonus: P2P Lender Abundance Investor Payouts Hits £1.2 Million

Peer to peer lender Abundance has just paid investors, an bi-annual event with one payment occuring towards the end of each year. The renewable energy funding platform states it paid £312,000 to 1700 investors in 6 of 15 projects financed to date. This brings the… Read More

China Looks to Crowdfunding to Finance Clean Energy

Developer of solar projects Kong Sun Holdings based in Hong Kong went to the banks to finance a project in Mongolia.  Banks said no thanks so Kong Sun went online and raised a $161 million loan from Solarbao.  This is according to a recent report… Read More

SolarPVExchange: Asia – Pacific’s New Solar Marketplace

SolarPVExchange is the newest entry into the renewable energy crowdfunding space.  Launched on May 28th, the company just held its “Sunvest” launch party in Singapore this past week.  The platform is a crowdsource / crowdfunding hybrid and claims first in the region.  The site allows… Read More

Novalogy Hits Indiegogo With New Wearable Technology that Helps Improve Sleep & Increases Energy

Novalogy, a wearable tech company, unveiled AYO, an advanced, scientifically backed wearable device which uses clinically backed lighting technology to actively improve sleep, increase energy levels and minimize jet lag. In tandem with its U.S. debut at Wearable World Congress 2015, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has launched to… Read More

Electric Scooters Clean Mobility Startup Johanson3 Surpasses $1.3M Through Crowdfunder

Electric scooter technology startup company Johanson3 has taken in its first tranche of funding — announcing a $1.3 million Investment on Crowdfunder. The company aims to make commuting easier and safer; currently, the company is taking on new investors for launching its startup internationally from the… Read More

Bid On Energy Seeks Investment Capital Through Crowdfunding Initiative on EquityNet

Bid On Energy LLC, an energy brokering and consulting firm, is seeking investment capital from accredited investors through its EquityNet campaign. The company introduced its new reverse auction and aggregation platform for businesses in 2014. The system substantially lowers the rising cost of commercial electricity and… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform Launch: GridShare Targets Early Stage Clean Tech Companies

GridShare, a new renewable energy crowdfunding platform, has just launched and they are targeting all aspects of clean tech by facilitating debt, equity and donations based funding.  There is growing interest in renewable energy crowdfunding. Investments that package a social good with a return on… Read More

FundingKnight Pushes Into Renewables with £450K for Wind Farm

UK based FundingKnight is a peer to peer lender that provides short-term funding to allow property owners or investors to acquire or improve commercial or residential property prior to selling or refinancing it. These loans typically range from £100,000 to £500,000 – a max amount… Read More

Brief: Coffee Alternative CogniTea Announces $600,000 Seed Round A Year After Indiegogo Success

Back in late January 2014, CogniTea, a Boston-based startup that produces all-natural tea, hit Indiegogo seeking only $5,000 for its growing business. The company ended up raised 250% of its initial goal, thanks to nearly 300 backers. Now its making a returning, this time seeking $600,000 in… Read More

Clean Energy Investment Rises Above Oil Price Slump

    Global investment in clean energy rose for the first time in three years, increasing 16 percent to $310 billion in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance in a recent article on Bloomberg. This growth comes after decreased solar-panel prices and sinking subsides… Read More

Brief: Abundance Offers “Christmas Bonus” on Investments in Oakapple

Renewable energy crowdfunding platform Abundance is offering an end of the year special for investors participating in their largest crowdfunded solar investment ever.  All new and existing investors will receive a “2% uplift” to any investment between now and the end of the year.   The… Read More

Brief: Solar Bond Offered on DuurzaamInvesteren

Relatively new investment crowdfunding platform DuurzaamInvesteren is seeking to carve out a niche in the renewable energy crowdfunding space. The Amsterdam based company has offered three wind energy projects and now they are offering investors the chance to participate in their first “Solar Bond”. Renewable… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference

Crowdfunding has become a serious source of capital to kick-start new ventures. It is also proving to be a powerful method to quickly raise capital for renewable energy projects worldwide, be it based on a steady ROI for a multitude of investors or a community… Read More

Trillion Fund: Records in Renewable Energy (Infographic)

Trillion Fund is a crowdfunding platform for renewable energy.  One of the leaders in the space,  Trillion Fund allows people to invest in projects that generate renewable energy from solar and wind projects.  The motivation is kind of cool – you get to support something… Read More

Key Capital Acquires Interest in GeoGlobal, Intends to Use Red Rock Assets to Boost Capital

Key Capital Corporation has announced the acquisition of 65% interest in Geoglobal Resources.  Key Capital will obtain several board seats along with the investment. Geoglobal has experienced “serious difficulties” in the past several years.  Key Capital has been working closely with GeoGlobal to address the… Read More

Vivienne Westwood Becomes Major Shareholder in Trillion Fund, Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform

Famed fashion designer and environment advocate Vivienne Westwood has invested £1 million into renewable energy crowdfunding platform Trillion Fund.  According to reports she will not only be a significant investor in the site but an “active ambassador” for the company. As reported in the Telegraph,… Read More

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