Energy Self-Reliant States: Could Minnesota’s “Value of Solar” Make Everyone a Winner?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Last week, Minnesota’s utility regulators approved the first state “value of solar” methodology – could it make everyone a winner? Also, I’m off to testify on a bill in Minnesota to study greater energy freedom for cities; specifically, to require a study of community choice aggregation, or as I refer to it, “municipalization …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions

Last week, I summarized the impact of the judicial ruling requiring Xcel Energy to buy peaking power from solar instead of natural gas: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning.  Also, I was quoted by Minnesota Public Radio about the release of the Minneapolis Energy Pathways …

2014 Trends for Business Startups and Future Funders

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

2014 Trends for Business Startups and Future Funders — What does the new year hold for startups and crowdfunders? David Drake of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft writes in to make some crowdfunding predictions for 2014. Read on to find out what he thinks the new year will bring for …

CIW 2013 achievements and a sneak peak at what’s to come next year

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Dear CIW International Advisory Network,   At this time of year, we thought we’d reflect on a few of the many CIW 2013 achievements and give you a sneak peak at what’s to come next year:   ·        Growing our data repository at uWaterloo: o   Community Wellbeing Surveys were conducted in Kingston …

Happy Holidays from Toniic & *NEW* Crowdfunding for Impact Report!

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Toniic’s “Crowdfunding for Impact in europe & the USA” report released today! Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your interest and support of our action-orientedinternational network of impact investors throughout 2013! It’s been an incredible year of growth for Toniic and the Toniic Institute. We have welcomed new members in Mexico, Africa …

December Update from St Paul’s Institute

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Dear Friends, I hope that you are all having a fruitful and peaceful Advent.  A few updates today from St Paul’s Institute for your interest during this Advent and Christmas period, and we look forward to being in touch again in the new year with our big plans for 2014.  …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter 11 February 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability Problems? View it online. NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 February 2013 NewNet is delighted to announce the LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability is now sold out. Read all the exclusive insight into investment trends in the cleantech, renewable energy and sustainability sectors from the event on New Energy World Networklater …

Holiday Reading, Upcoming Webinars, and 2013 Opportunities with Clean Edge

Ethical Markets Trendspotting

Bring in the New Year with Unparalleled Market Insights and Branding Opportunities Looking for some good holiday reading? Want to keep track of hard-hitting and timely topics in 2013 without leaving your desk? Have some budget left in 2012 and planning for your organization’s marketing and research needs in 2013? …

Federation Exploring Billion-Dollar Community Development Bond Program

kristy Community Development Solutions

A publication from CDCU Insight Jan/Feb 2011 Dear Members and Friends: Greetings in the New Year! Here at the Federation we’ve had one of the snowiest beginnings to the year, forcing us to close our offices several times already, but despite these natural challenges, we have been as busy as …