Tagged: solar

Downing Crowd Adds £2.5 M Bond Energy Project Raise: Here Come the Funds

Investment platform Downing Crowd has launched a ‘7-day access’ bond which will invest a further £2.5 million for renewable energy generation and reserve power company, Bagnall Energy.  More than £201,4854 has already been secured for the raise which will close on Halloween morning. “The renewable energy… 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

WiSEED and Neoen Partner on Crowdfunding for Renewable Energy Projects in France

Neoen, an independent green energy producer, and WiSEED, a European crowdfunding platform, have  inked an agreement to partner on funding of renewable energy projects in France. The very first offering is to raise money for a solar energy project located at a former coal mining… Read More

Largest Equity Crowdfunding Round in the MENA Region: Enerwhere Lists on Eureeca

Enerwhere, the “world’s first” distributed solar utility company, has become the region’s largest equity crowdfunding round. Listed on Eureeca, Enerwhere has already seen almost $700,000 committed. Eureeca is the first multi-regulated global Equity Crowdfunding platform based in MENA. Chris Thomas, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Eureeca, commented; “The… Read More

PeerIQ & Mosaic Partner on Solar Loan Asset Backed Securitization

PeerIQ, a leading provider of loan-level analytics that is big into the alternative finance space, has partnered with  Mosaic on a $307 million loan securitization. Mosaic is a leader in the solar financing sector. Launching as a peer to peer lender, Mosaic has shifted into… Read More

Geostellar is Republic’s Most Funded Reg CF Campaign Yet. Plans ICO

Geostellar successfully crowdfunded on Republic last week and became the most funded campaign on the platform to date. According to the campaign page, Geostellar attracted the support of 729 investors who invested $325,308 on a minimum goal of $50,000. Geostellar is a platform that is… 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

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

Solar Investment Firm Wunder Capital Announces Partnership With French Financial Platform Lumo

Wunder Capital, a firm that develops and manages solar investment funds through partnerships, test processes, underwriting framework and its investment portal, announced it has formed a partnership with French financial platform, Lumo. While sharing details about the new partnership, Wunder Capital revealed: “Wunder Capital strives to… Read More

Mosaic Securitizes Residential Solar Loans

Mosaic, a US provider of solar loans for homeowners, has completed their first securitization of solar loans. The Mosaic Solar Loans 2017-1 transaction (“MSAIC 2017-1”) resulted in proceeds of $138.95 million and received a “Green Bond” designation based on the standards published by the International… Read More

Shark Tank Alum LuminAID Launches Kickstarter For Solar Inflatable Lantern PackLite Max Phone Charger

Shark Tank alum, LuminAID announced on Tuesday the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Chicago-based startup is seeking $15,000 for its solar inflatable lantern, PackLite Max Phone Charger, which allows users to charge their gear anywhere. According to LuminAID, the PackLite Max Phone Charger… Read More

Overfunding: Circuitree Cirrus Quickly Raises £100,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Just days after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Circuitree Cirrus successfully secured its initial £100,000 funding target and is nearly £150,000 thanks to nearly 180 investors. Circuitree Cirrus, which was founded in 2015, stated it created a smart battery allows intermittent solar energy to be captured and… Read More

Brief: Solar Mosaic Raises $40 Million for Working Capital

Solar Mosaic, usually just referred to as Mosaic, has raised over $40 million for working capital purposes according to a filing with the SEC.  The equity offer in Mosaic saw its first sale on August 4th with the sales managed by Guggenheim Securities in Manhattan…. 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

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

Downing Launches Crowdfunding Platform Powered by ShareIn

Investment management company Downing has formed a partnership withScotland based ShareIn to launch a crowdfunding platform targeting advised clients. The initiative was inaugurated with a crowdfunded bond offer that was tested with a small number of intermediaries. According to Downing, the offer registered pledges of… Read More

Brief: Renovagen Ltd. Returns to Crowdcube & Seeks £600,000 For New Portable Solar Systems

Renovagen, a UK-based commercial-scale portable solar power systems startup, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £600,000 for its “Roll-Array” portable solar power solution. The Roll-Array system reportedly consists of flexible, rollable, transportable solar farm units combining  integrated energy storage. Its technology enables deployment of… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference – London

Join the first and the only Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference in the world (2nd edition). Network with 150+ attendees: investors, financiers, project developers, crowdfunding platforms and solar stakeholders Meet C-level execs and decision makers from 20 countries in the world Learn from international speakers and… 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

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