Tagged: renewables

Abundance Hits £1.2 Million Crowdfunding Goal on Seedrs

Abundance, a crowdfunding platform that allows investors the opportunity to earn money while making the world a better place, has hit their £1.2 million goal on Seedrs.  Abundance launched their equity offering for a 6.76 stake in the firm in October. Abundance reported that pre-registered investors… Read More

Downing Crowd Lists £6.25 Million Investment Offer for Solar Projects

Downing Crowd, a debt based crowdfunding platform that focuses on the renewable energy sector, has listed a series of solar investments by Populo Energy for projects in East Anglia and Norwich. The offering is for a £6.25 million bond for Populo Energy that will allow… Read More

Downing Crowd: £1.2 Million Raised for Wind Project

Downing Crowd has successfully raised £1.2 million in a bond offering to fund a small-scale wind turbine site in Scotland, owned and operated by C&G Renewables Limited. The £1.2 million raise will support the day-to-day operation of the wind turbines. Investors that backed the project will… Read More

Société Générale Acquires Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform Lumo

Société Générale, France’s 3rd largest bank and global Nr. 17 announces the acquisition of Lumo, the pioneering crowdfunding platform dedicated to renewable energies Lumo is a French Fintech with strong skills in both crowdfunding and renewable energies which has dedicated itself to accelerating the energy… Read More

Trillion Fund: Final Outstanding Loan Has Been Repaid

Trillion Fund, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), changed its business model in September 2015, deciding that it could no longer offer investments to retail investors in renewable energy projects. The decision was driven in part of the UK Government’s decision to… Read More

Downing Adds New Specialist Energy Investment Manager to Executive Team

London-based investment manager, Downing LLP, has added Sean Moore, previously of Green Investment Bank, to its growth and energy investment team. In his new role, Moore will join the 35-strong investment team at Downing to build deal origination, with an emphasis on both growth and energy… Read More

Abundance Tops £50 Million in P2P Invesment into Renewable Energy Projects

Abundance Investment, a UK based peer to peer lending platform in the renewable energy sector, has just topped £50 million in investment, according to a company report. Management said the “huge” popularity of its IFISA and three highly popular renewable projects from tidal, geothermal and… Read More

Recommendations Provided to EU to Boost Crowdfunding in Renewable Energy

CrowdfundRES is a group of policy recommendations to improve the regulatory and market framework to boost investment in renewable energy across the European Union. A group of 14 different partners worked on the project that saw the participation of the European Crowdfunding Network and four… Read More

Crowd4Climate Successfully Funds Second Renewable Energy Project in Africa

Crowd4Climate.org, a crowdfunding platform for climate protection projects in developing countries, has successfully funded its second project since the launch of the platform in November 2016. A Mobile solar power plant, Africa GmbH & Co. KG from Germany, collected more than €170,000 for a mobile… Read More

GLS Crowdfunds €300,000 for Wind Energy

The GLS crowd, the first crowdfund platform initiated by a bank, has successfully funded their second project since their platform launch on 1 February 2017. Dachsbach UG & Co. KG, a Bavarian wind farm, was able to collect their target of €300,000 in only 14 hours…. Read More

Lumo & Oneplanetcrowd Join on Cross-Border Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar Project

Lumo and Oneplanetcrowd have joined together to crowdfund a solar project located near Perpignan in the South West of France.  Lumo is a France-based crowdfunding platform. Oneplanetcrowd is operating out of the Netherlands. The two platforms were said to have jointly developed a solution to overcome… Read More

New Solar Crowdfunding Platform Ecoligo Launches Kenya Project

Berlin-based ecoligo, a crowdfunding startup for solar projects in emerging markets, has opened to investors today with an offer to back a 66 kWp solar installation for a flower farm in Thika, Kenya. ecoligo is seeking a total investment of €107,000 that will fund the… Read More

GridShare Targets Renewable Energy Crowdfunding under Reg CF, Plans International Expansion

Gridshare is one of the newest Reg CF crowdfunding platforms to receive regulatory approval. While the number of Reg CF portals is growing, Gridshare is the first and only platform to target the specific vertical of renewable energy and Cleantech. Originally launched as an accredited… Read More

GridShare is a Crowdfunding Platform for Renewable Energy & Cleantech

Debt & Equity Crowdfunding Platform Receives Approval to to List Securities Under Reg CF GridShare LLC has announced the launch of its FINRA/SEC approved Reg CF crowdfunding portal. The new entry into the investment crowdfunding space is taking a unique approach by focusing soley on… Read More

Citizenergy Calls on European Union to Support Crowdfunding for Renewables & Energy Efficiency

“We encourage the European Commission’s endeavour to support Crowdfunding as a mean to access to finance for SMEs, especially regarding innovative businesses in the field of renewable energy.” Sustainable energy crowdfunding platform Citizenergy, along with multiple other stakeholders in the crowdfunding industry have come together… Read More

Crowdfunding the European Transition to Renewable Energy

The transition to sustainable energies, away from fossil fuel, is a political agenda that creates a huge need for capital investments. The role of crowdfunding in funding this transition was the topic of the 2nd annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) CrowdCamp that gathered 200 representatives… Read More

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

Huge: Mosaic Raises $200 Million in Warehouse Financing

Mosaic, a renewable energy project funding platform, has raised a sizeable $200 million warehouse facility according to a report in Reuters.  The funding was provided by Germany’s DZ Bank and New York state’s NY Green Bank. Mosaic was an early darling of the investment crowdfunding sector… Read More

Making the CutOff: Abundance is Approved to Offer Innovative Finance ISA

While many of the larger peer to peer lending platforms remain in limbo as to whether or not they will make the April 6th launch date for the Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA), Abundance will be one of the first to offer the newly minted… Read More

Abundance Partners with Top Cleantech Firm Anesco on New Renewable Investment Opportunity

Renewable investment platform Abundance has partnered with Anesco to offer a new opportunity to investors. Anesco is a £200 million in revenue company and Abundance believes it is one of the largest companies to ever engage in a crowdfunded securities offer. The offer is for a… Read More

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