Tagged: renewable energy

Musk tweets of accepting green Bitcoin for buying Tesla cars

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), has once again tweeted concerning Bitcoin. Musk said that his company would resume accepting Bitcoins for its electric car transaction only if the cryptocurrency is mined using renewable energy. Musk’s tweet on Sunday, however, failed to lift… Read More

Coinbase Addresses Misconceptions and Myths about Bitcoin (BTC) Mining, Environmental Issues

As Bitcoin (BTC) has become increasingly popular, questions regarding how it actually works have arisen among investors and the general public. One of the most pressing questions is regarding the potential environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining, which is the process the blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

Meltem Demirors from CoinShares Explains why their Company Invested in Bitcoin Mining Firm MintGreen

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at European digital asset manager CoinShares, recently revealed that she’s excited to share that CoinShares Ventures has made a strategic  investment in MintGreen, a CleanTech firm that uses Bitcoin or BTC mining to monetize heat generation. Demirors explains that MintGreen… Read More

Update: Clean Energy Ownership Platform Ripple’s Latest Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £375,000 During the Final Days on Seedrs

UK-based renewable energy platform Ripple is now nearing £375,000 in funding through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The investment round, which was launched last month, was originally seeking £350,000 and has so far attracted more than 780 Seedrs investors.  As previously reported, Ripple was… Read More

Clean Energy Ownership Platform Ripple Launches New Seedrs Round; Quickly Nearing £350,000 Funding Target

UK-based renewable energy platform Ripple has made its return to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs less than six months after raising £331,220 through its recently closed funding round. The company previously raised £859,787 on Seedrs as well.  As previously reported, Ripple was founded in 2017 and its… Read More

Renewable Energy Now Powers Nearly 40% of Proof of Work Cryptocurrency Mining: Report

  Full-time equivalent employee growth in the blockchain and digital asset sector has slowed down following the 2017 cryptocurrency bull market, according to the findings of the 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmark Study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (released in September 2020 by the… Read More

Overfunding: Renewable Energy Solution Provider Antaco Quickly Secures £400,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Campaign; Announces CHF 1,000,000 Grant from the Swiss Innovation Agency Innosuisse For Phosphorous Recovery Project

Renewable energy solution provider Antaco has successfully secured its initial 400,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, which recently launched and has so far attracted more than 300 investors. Founded in 2011, Antaco is on a mission to become the world leader in turning… Read More

Ocean Protocol Developers to Build Bridge between their Marketplace and Energy Web Decentralized Operating System

The developers of Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, will be creating a “bridge” between the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS) and Ocean’s data marketplaces. As mentioned in a… Read More

Qatar Is Supporting Fintech Development with Sustainable Solar Energy Initiatives, Local Firms Using Blockchain to Streamline Operations

Qatar has been ranked or classified as a high-income economy by the World Bank. Although the Middle Eastern country only has a GDP of around $200 billion (a lot less compared to many trillion-dollar economies), it’s home to just over 2.7 million people so the… Read More

European Innovation Council Prize on Blockchains for Social Good Awards €5 million to Six Winners Focused on Financial Inclusion, Renewable Energy, Other Projects

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Prize on Blockchains for Social Good has reportedly awarded €5 million to six winners, who were chosen based on their potential to develop scalable, “deployable” and “high-impact” blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) solutions for addressing societal challenges. As noted… Read More

Overfunding: Renewable Energy Platform Ripple Quickly Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

Less than one year after raising £859,787 on Seedrs, UK-based renewable energy platform Ripple has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has already surpassed its initial £250,000 funding target. As previously reported, Ripple was founded in 2017 and its vision is to create a renewable… Read More

Overfunding: Energy Storage Company Gravitricity Quickly Raises More Than £500,000 Through Crowdcube Round

Gravitricity, a UK-based energy storage company, has successfully secured more than £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company originally sought to raise £100,000 through the funding round, which has attracted more than 1,000 Crowdcube investors. Founded in 2011, Gravitricity states it is developing… Read More

Update: Hycube Set to Close Seedrs Round With Nearly €1.6 Million Raised

Germany-based renewable energy storage solution, Hycube, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with nearly €1.6 million raised from more than 1150 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Hycube was notably created to build world-class energy storage systems by taking energy from solar… Read More

Update: Hycube’s Equity Crowdfunding Round Surpasses €1.2 Million in Funding on Seedrs

Hycube, a Germany-based renewable energy storage solution, has successfully secured more than €1.2 million in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company launched the funding round earlier this month and quickly surpassed its €1 million funding target and has so far attracted… Read More

Australia-based Power Ledger, a Blockchain-enabled Energy Solutions Provider, Acquires 250 kW Photovoltaic System

Australia-headquartered Power Ledger, a blockchain-based energy solutions provider, has reportedly acquired a 250 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic system that will use a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-powered data management and settlement platform. According to a press release, Power Ledger acquired the system from Perdaman Advanced Energy, an… Read More

Overfunding: German Renewable Energy Storage Solution Hycube Quickly Surpasses €1 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Hycube, a Germany-based renewable energy storage solution, has successfully secured its initial €1 million equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs.  The company stated that it was created to build world-class energy storage systems  by taking energy from solar panels and storing it for later use in… Read More

Update: Renewable Energy Product Brand Deciwatt Is Set to Close Seedrs Round With More Than £500,000 in Funding

Deciwatt, a UK-based company that creates renewable energy products that allow users to make light and power, is set to close its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs with more than £500,000 in funding. The funding round was launched earlier this summer with a mission to… Read More

Overfunding: Renewable Energy Product Brand Deciwatt Quickly Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Deciwatt, a UK-based company that creates renewable energy products that allow users to make light and power, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs and has already passed its £400,000 funding target. The funding round has also attracted nearly 200 investors and is offering… Read More

Update: Renewable Energy Platform Ripple Secures £750,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Ripple, a UK-based renewable energy platform, has successfully secured its initial £750,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The funding round was launched last month and has so far attracted more than 880 investors. As previously reported, Ripple was founded in 2017 and its… Read More

Renewable Energy Platform Ripple Now Seeking £750,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

Ripple, a UK-based renewable energy platform, is now seeking £750,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, Ripple reported that its vision is a renewable energy future owned by people, not companies. “People want to reduce their carbon footprint and they want… Read More

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