Tagged: solar energy

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

Brazil based Fintech Solfácil Secures $4 Million in Capital to Help Finance Installation of Solar Panels

Brazil-based Solfácil, a Fintech firm focused on helping with financing the installation of solar panels in homes, is reportedly looking to expand its operations after acquiring additional funding. In statements shared with BNamericas, Fábio Carrara, the founder and CEO, stated that the company is currently… Read More

Wunder Capital Milestones: Raises $112 Million in Financing To Fuel Commercial Solar Growth in the U.S.

Wunder Capital, a firm that develops and manages solar investment funds through partnerships, test processes, underwriting framework and its investment portal, announced on Wednesday it secured $112 million in equity and debt financing to accelerate the growth of the company. Founded in 2013, Wunder Capital… Read More

Blockchain Being Used to Power Renewable Energy Grid in Brooklyn

Correction: a previous version of this article stated that LO3’s blockchain technology was based on Ethereum. LO3 currently uses their own proprietary private blockchain technology. According to an article published by Politico last month, a pilot program was launched in a neighborhood of Brooklyn that… Read More

RE-volv’s Andreas Karelas Reveals: How Indiegogo Helped Me Start a Nonprofit Organization

Opening up about his experience with Indiegogo, RE-volv founder Andreas Karelas revealed how the global crowdfunding platform helped get the nonprofit organization, which finances community-based solar energy projects with a revolving fund, off the ground. Karelas first started brainstorming for RE-volv when he was laid… Read More

Kickstarter Funded SunJack Solar Charger Hits Home Depot’s Store Shelves

The Home Depot, a home improvement retailer, is now offering SunJack portable power products for sale on the store’s website. The Kickstarter-funded device is manufactured by GigaWatt Inc, a California solar company that distributes and installs solar components. The SunJack is described as a charger that can charge 8… Read More

UK Platform Abundance Launches £3.1 Million Solar Crowdfunding Project: Rise and Shine

Abundance offers Europe’s largest crowdfunded solar energy project paying an effective return of 7.5% while slashing energy costs for Housing Association tenants  Abundance, the UK’s largest ethical investment platform, launched its latest and largest crowdfunding project for investors who want positive and ecological returns, investing… Read More

10:10 Solar Schools & Good Energy Helps 20 Schools To Create Solar Energy Crowdfunding Campaigns

Ready to make schools across the U.K. more energy friendly, 10:10 Solar Schools and Good Energy are helping twenty schools to create their own crowdfunding campaigns for solar energy panels. The fundraising concept has already worked for about fifty schools across the country that have… Read More

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