25 Jun '18, 8pm
CECU: Financing a Cleaner, Greener World
Thapus family in Colorado financed solar for their home CECU: Financing a Cleaner, Greener World Tweet By Bill Moore In a world where banks sometimes seem reluctant to finance residential solar or electric cars, a group of citizens committed to a cleaner, greener world for themselves and their children pooled their resources and created the first Clean Energy Credit Union. With no physical assets to weigh them down, they are offering some of the most competitive loan rates around. Their board is made up of volunteers. They have no physical buildings. There is no big, heavy steel safe behind which is locked stacks of cash. Best of all, the only people they have to answer to are the member-owners of the business. Meet the Clean Energy Federal Credit Union . Blake Jones, a solar energy entrepreneur himself, is the Volunteer Chairman of the Board . He and his fellow board memb...