It’s not everyday you get to help install a solar system…it’s also not every day you get to do it in the jungle with elephants and rhinos passing by… Earlier this month I took an incredible trip to Nepal with GRID Alternatives where I helped install a 1.2 kW off-grid solar system in the Chitwan […]
I had the opportunity this week to participate in roundtable discussion with finance leaders on “Innovations in Finance” at the Fintech Rising Summit. While 2017 was a big year for the fintech space, there were four major takeaways from our roundtable discussion on Wednesday: Machine learning and algorithms are driving efficiencies and validating investment opportunities. […]
Solar power has blossomed over the last 10 years from a nascent industry to a $23 billion market that continues to grow. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) for a candid discussion on the current state of the U.S. […]
It’s an exciting time to be in clean energy finance. The solar industry continues to set records and surpass obstacles. On Monday the solar industry faced the challenge of a once-in-a-hundred-year event: a total solar eclipse that took 9 GW of solar offline. Thanks to advancements in grid resiliency, grid operators throughout the nation were able to manage electricity demand throughout the eclipse and ramp solar production back immediately after it passed.
We are excited to announce that our team at CleanCapital closed its Series A with a total investment of $3.7 million. This investment came through 50 investors to include FinTech and CleanTech leaders as well as SeedInvest’s Selections Fund in this latest round. The new capital will allow us to accelerate implementation of our technology […]
CleanCapital announced that Matt Eastwick has joined the company to structure and execute capital markets transactions. As Head of Capital Markets, Eastwick will bring an innovative approach to securing the optimal structures and investors for CleanCapital’s various and growing capital needs. Eastwick’s hire comes after a successful Series A equity raise this past summer, as […]
Jurgen Altziebler has joined CleanCapital to lead the creative direction of our clean energy finance platform. As Head of Design, Jurgen will help expand CleanCapital’s online clean energy marketplace and will be responsible for managing our brand and visual identity. A Webby award-winning creative director and interface architect for desktop and mobile applications, Jurgen adds […]
WASHINGTON, DC— CleanCapital, an innovative online marketplace for clean energy investing, announced today the closing of the first round in Series A funding, as part of an ongoing capital raise. The new capital will allow CleanCapital to implement their technology roadmap and continue scaling operations, growing its team, and expanding opportunities for clean energy investing. […]