TheCrowdCafe weekly: Reigniting Alumni Engagement with Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #8 – May 12, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! • Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂 From the Cafe Reigniting Alumni Engagement with Crowdfunding Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market Selected Articles The SEC’s recent “no action” letters | Crowd Valley SEC’s White Said to Push for Lifting ban on …

Are MLPs a Trojan Horse for Killing the PTC? – GTM Daily Newsletter

  LATEST NEWS: New Eagle-Kill Regulations for Wind Farms May Have Mixed Consequences  Patrick Donnelly-Shores – May 3, 2013 How will developers respond? Rhode Island Gets the Opower Treatment  Katherine Tweed – May 3, 2013 Another half-million utility customers join Opower’s ranks. Are Master Limited Partnerships a Trojan Horse for …

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt?

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt? Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog USD-denominated, 5 year, 4.97%, Baa2. India had been trying to get a corporate bond market going for 15 years – search “growing …

The 4th annual Solar Maghreb Congress (held as part of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress) – 21-22 May 2013, Rabat, Morocco

The 4th Annual Solar Maghreb Congress , the most established meeting to focus exclusively on the North African solar industry returns to Morocco on the 21-22nd May 2013. The congress  provides a platform for the North African renewables industry to meet and formulate the next steps for the region’s solar …

The Solar South Africa survey: the results are in!

Over the past two weeks, professionals active in the South African solar market have been confidentially giving their feedback on the REIPPP. How successful has it been? What challenges still remain? What is the confidence in the future of the program? The results have been collated and have been released …

Report: Combined Heat and Power Market Growth Varies from State to State, Requiring More Than Supportive Policies for Greater Deployment

CHP Already Providing Over 12% of U.S Electricity, but More Efforts Are Needed to Overcome Market Barriers and Mitigate Uncertainty   Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2011): The combined heat and power (CHP) market is growing unevenly in different states, and will require more efforts than just supportive policies to achieve …

Opower Moves Into the UK

Opower Moves Into the UK Opower dips its toes across the pond in its first international deal. PVNews July: Top 10 U.S. Utility PV Developers The main players in the US Utility PV Space by Contracted and Operating Pipeline 50 MW Turning Point PV Project Closer to Reality Ay, oh, …

Bglobal Metering prepares for UK smart meter roll out

DEAL NEWS Bglobal Metering prepares for UK smart meter roll out Seventure Partners invests €1m in sustainable start-up AgraQuest raises $17.7m US government injects $4.4m in cheap solar film development Smart Energy Capital to finance $70m Massachusetts solar project Turboden rankine machines to make solar thermal debut Developers to identify …

Ben Franklin backs early-stage cleantech developers

DEAL NEWS Ben Franklin backs early-stage cleantech developers quietrevolution wins £5m in project financing Acta inks sale of Italian solar consents to Boreas Wind Group GCL-Poly, China Sunergy ink long-term solar wafer supply deal AbitibiBowater sells Ontario hydro assets for C$300m Hydrogen technology company Tokamak Solutions gains investor backing Carbon …