16 Feb '12, 10am

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco Energy Industry

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco Energy Industry

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco Energy Industry Two emerging social enterprise financing methods are revolutionising the renewable energy business sector, creating models that could work for a range of energy sources. The first introduction is to Solar Mosaic. It has taken a crowd-funding approach to solar, similar to Kickstarter , the platform that gives people the power to fund creative projects. Solar Mosaic works in the same way. It helps people to support local solar developments and earn a return on their investment once the solar has been installed. The other social enterprise model is 'Solar Garden ,' an approach that enables people currently without the option of putting solar on their roofs to reap the rewards of solar power. These could be people who rent, or who live in historical buildings, or who are in a homeowners association, or whose roofs a...

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