Tagged with crowdfunding

French bank moves into crowdfunding for renewable energy

French bank moves into crowdfunding for renewable energy

Société Générale, commonly known as SocGen, is hoping with one small acquisition to burnish its green credentials, meet government requirements on renewable energy and show its potential to adapt disruptive financial technology. Elizabeth Bratton and Peter Lee explain in an article on the Euromoney website.   SocGen acquires crowdfunding platform for renewable energy On June … Continue reading

The role of crowdfunding in the energy transition

The role of crowdfunding in the energy transition

Recently the 2nd annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) CrowdCamp was held. Therese Torris writes on the Crowdfund Insider website about some of the highlights from the gathering.   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 … Continue reading

Crowdfunding playing an ever-increasing role

Crowdfunding playing an ever-increasing role

Sophie Yeo writes on the RTCC (Responding to Climate Change) website about the funds already raised in the UK for clean energy projects.  One gets the impression that crowdfunding is going to play an increasing role in years to come.   UK crowdfunding raises £3m for clean energy projects Crowdfunding is providing the financial impetus … Continue reading