Tagged: solar

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

Open Energy Launches Marketplace Lending for Solar Energy Projects

Open Energy is now offering “fast and direct” lending for your solar project. The new marketplace lending platform is matching institutional / accredited investors with renewable energy projects in the form of debt between $500,000 and $10 million.  The site draws a direct comparison between… Read More

SolarPVExchange: Asia – Pacific’s New Solar Marketplace

SolarPVExchange is the newest entry into the renewable energy crowdfunding space.  Launched on May 28th, the company just held its “Sunvest” launch party in Singapore this past week.  The platform is a crowdsource / crowdfunding hybrid and claims first in the region.  The site allows… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: GoSun Grill Cooks with the Sun, PENXO Minimal Pencil & Bricwave Express Charging

With warm weather finally here (for much of the US) it is time to start polishing up the grill to enjoy outdoor cooking. Gas or charcoal is the option most of us use today, but GoSun is now providing a 3rd option – powered by… Read More

Irish-American Music Group Solas Celebrates 20th Anniversary By Launching a Kickstarter Campaign For New Album

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, the bandmates of Solas have debuted a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to bring back past and present members to create a new studio album. Solas is the quintessential Irish-American band that plays Irish traditional music as well as original compositions, sometimes demonstrating an… Read More

P2P Lender Yeloha Receives $3.5 Million for US Launch

  Solar roofing can be difficult if you can’t install solar panels on your roof. But a new start-up, Yeloha Inc., allows consumers to be “solar sharers,” with or without a roof. The company recently launched its service with limited availability in Massachusetts this week,… Read More

Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platform Launch: GridShare Targets Early Stage Clean Tech Companies

GridShare, a new renewable energy crowdfunding platform, has just launched and they are targeting all aspects of clean tech by facilitating debt, equity and donations based funding.  There is growing interest in renewable energy crowdfunding. Investments that package a social good with a return on… Read More

Solar Energy Crowdfunding Concept Uvest Solar is Selected to Participate in Startup Next Program

Uvest Solar, a “mission driven” solar energy crowdfunding startups, is taking pace in Google for Entrepreneurs program Startup Next.  Later this month Richmond, VA based founder Blue Crump will share his concept alongside 14 other young companies at the AT&T Palo Alto Foundry. The one… Read More