Tagged: green

Mosaic Touts Solar Investing on Earth Day

Mosaic, the leading solar investment crowdfunding platform, shared some interesting insight in their business this past week.  In an Earth Day missive, Mosaic co-founder and CEO Billy Parish, commented on the progress they have made in the advocacy and advancement of renewable energy; Between October… Read More

Kiva Empowers Positive Global Impact on Earth Day

Crowdfunding on Kiva provides an innovative way to protect our shared environment and engage in the expansion of renewable and sustainable energy sources worldwide.  Visitors to kiva.org/green may browse profiles and stories of borrowers and choose one they want to support with a loan of… Read More

Mosaic, RGS Energy Partner to Offer Mosaic Home Solar Loan

New Product Allows Crowd to Help Fund Solar for Homeowners. RGS Energy, a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, and Mosaic, the first company to offer crowdfunding investments online in solar projects, have partnered to launch the Mosaic… Read More

Sunfunder Offers Revolving Impact Investment

Sunfunder, a crowdfunding platform for solar energy as an impact investment, just recently listed their 20th project.  They continue to grow and expand their offerings which are in under-developed countries in Africa.  Presently investors participate in these projects as they believe in the mission of… Read More

AbundanceGeneration to Offer New Renewable Energy Investment

FCA regulated AbundanceGeneration will offer 9% return on its latest low risk renewable energy debenture positioned as a better home for savers many of whom are currently earning rates less than inflation Announced today, the renewable energy investment project has a minimum investment of only… Read More

Clean Reach is Crowdfunding for Ocean Energy Innovators

Wants to be New Funding Source for Renewable Energy Sector. Debuting with five projects,  Clean Reach, the world’s first crowdfunding platform for the ocean energy industry launched today, designed to address a lack of early-stage funding for a fast-growing part of the renewable energy sector…. Read More

Mosaic Wins $1 Million Top Prize for Sustainability at CES 2014

$1 Million Powerful Answers Award from Verizon Will Be Used to Develop Mobile App & Expand Internationally for the Solar Energy Crowdfunding Platform.  Solar crowdfunding trail-blazer Mosaic had a big day today as they were anointed with the top prize for sustainability at the 2014 International Consumer… Read More

100,000 People Have Benefited from Solar Energy via SunFunder loans.

Solar energy crowdfunding platform SunFunder estimates that as of the end of 2013 their efforts have aided over 100,000 individuals.  Over the past 18 months Sun Funder has seen $363,000 contributed to their diverse projects.   The average from each contributor stands at $244. Sun… Read More

Mosaic Celebrates One Year of Solar Crowdfunding (Infographic)

Solar crowdfunding site Mosaic had a birthday yesterday (January 7) and along with the party that most certainly took place somewhere on the West Coast they provided some interesting information about their platform along with some data regarding the past 12 months. The one year… Read More

Woody Harrelson Stumps for Prairie Paper Ventures Equity Offering

Woody Harrelson is of course best known for his many successful films and television characters including the recent mega-hit Hunger Games series.  What many people do not know is that he is also an avid environmentalist and entrepreneur.  Now you can add crowdfunder to Woody’s… Read More

Actor Mark Ruffalo Campaigns for Mosaic #PutSolarOnIt Crowdfunding

Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo is doing some grass-roots campaigning for Solar energy and he is partnering with Mosaic to get it done. In an emailed missive to Mosaic supporters the well known actor shared his ambition to place Solar energy at the top… Read More

Sunfunder Wants to Provide Electricity to the 1.5 Billion Without

Seeks to Catalyze $1 Billion of Crowdfunded Investments in Solar by 2020. Over the next decade, SunFunder expects solar energy to leapfrog the electricity grid in developing countries much like innovation of mobile phones quickly surpassed landlines. The SunFunder crowdfunding platform is dedicated to financing… Read More

Fast Growing Abundance Generation Crowdfunds Energy in the United Kingdom

Launched in 2011 the mission is simple: connect communities and individuals with renewable energy projects while providing reasonable returns to investors. Abundance Generation is in the business of crowdfunding solar and wind projects where everyone benefits.  Regulated by British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the company… Read More

SunFunder’s First Loan for SunnyMoney Solar Project has been Repaid

Project loan 100% repaid in one year. As of Nov 1st, SunFunder’s first loan for a SunnyMoney solar project in Zambia is fully repaid.  The $10,000 loan was used to purchase and sell approximately 781 solar powered lights to families in the Chadiza district of… Read More

Abundance Generation Raises Over £400,000 for Solar Project in UK

Launched in 2011, Abundance Generation wants to revolutionize the way people invest in renewable energy.  They want to make it easy to share in the benefits of clean energy production by way of “Democratic Finance”.  In 2011 after a 14 month marathon, the platform received… Read More

National Resource Defense Council Crowdfunds Solar for Schools

In a melding of education, energy and environmentalism, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support a new initiative to help schools purchase and install rooftop solar systems that can provide clean, renewable energy.  The crowdfunding campaign – a first… Read More

Windcentrale Raises €1.3 Million, 1700 Dutch Households Get Wind Turbine

The company claims the amount raised in such a short time is a crowdfunding record. Windcentrale, a Netherlands based crowdfunding platform for wind power, has raised €1.3 Million in just 13 hours by selling 6,648 shares in a wind turbine sold to 1700 Dutch households…. Read More

Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) Investing Conference Learns about Crowdfunding

The 24th Annual SRI Conference will be looking at crowdfunding this year.  Specifically clean tech investing with a panel by Dan Adler, of the Clean Energy Angel Fund and Dan Rosen, CEO of energy crowfunding site Solar Mosaic. The event will be held October 28-30… Read More

SunFunder Successfully Funds Solar for 4500 Students in Tanzania

SunFunder, has successfully funded their single largest crowdfunded loan to date raising $25,000 for SunnyMoney’s solar schools campaign in Tanzania.  The project was dubbed Solar for 4500 students raised the money from 173 contributors.  The loan term was structured for repayment in 12 months via… Read More

Community Energy Power Scheme, Harlow Hydro, Hits Crowdfunding Goal

Harlaw Hydro Ltd., located outside of Edinburgh, Scotland, has hit their crowdfunding goal of £313,000 to finance a hydro electric energy plant in a unique twist in community crowdfunding.  The goal was reached via community participation in just 12 weeks. Back in the Spring of… Read More

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