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Schools Compete For Solar Crowdfunding

A competition that began a few days ago invites students to design imaginative entries, artwork, or film in order to illustrate why they want their school powered by solar energy. Friends of the Earth is sponsoring its first renewable energy project for primary schools that span England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The … [continued]

Community Solar Garden #SolarChat Summary

This article was originally published on Solar Love. I recently participated in one of the Twitter #SolarChat events that @EcoOutfitters organizes. It was a real blast — fun and informative. The general focus was community solar gardens, but that was of course linked to many other solar issues. Numerous useful … [continued]

Why Is Solar Energy A Good Investment?

Here’s one more great guest post from Mosaic. This one’s all about investing in solar, which is what Mosaic is in the business of, so it knows what it’s talking about.  By Billy Parish, Co-Founder & President of Mosaic This article is part of a Mosaic series on investments that create positive social, … [continued]

SunFunder Wins $25,000 From Facebook & Cleantech Group

Last Wednesday, solar crowdfunding platform SunFunder was awarded $25,000 by Facebook and the Cleantech Group as winners of the Cleantech Goes Social competition. The competition, which challenged companies to “leverage Facebook’s billion person network to accelerate cleantech and increase engagement in sustainability” was awarded at the Cleantech Forum 2013 in San … [continued]

Clean Energy Crowdfunding — Crowdfunding Wind & Solar Projects in the UK

  Community-funded or crowdfunded wind and solar power is now being encouraged in the UK by renewable energy networking site EnergyShare, which is offering up £5,000 each for the first 5 renewable energy projects that also raise £5,000 on their own via the crowdfunding website. Another company, Abundance Energy, is also trying to get individuals and … [continued]