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Up to this point in my 'crowdfunding in renewable energy' article series, I've focused on the major platforms for consumer products and charities to raise money in Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

However, some more niche crowdfunding platforms exist that allow funders to become actual investors-- rather than customers-- of the projects they're supporting. The renewable energy and sustainability space are perfectly suited to these investment platforms as upstart companies seek to raise significant capital and supports receive a stake in the success of the project.

Check out the latest article to see a survey of some of these renewable energy crowdfunding investment platforms and the projects available on them.

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Riccardo Battisti on Jan 24, 2019

Really interesting, thanks! I would add this Italian crowdfunding platform: www.ecomill.it

Here you also find a very interesting article on crowdfunding in the energy sector, even though in Italian: https://www.qualenergia.it/articoli/crowdfunding-come-sta-crescendo-nel-settore-energetico-e-delle-rinnovabili/

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Matt Chester on Jan 24, 2019

Thanks so much for sharing, Riccardo. Indeed there are many, many more platforms that I wasn't able to cover in this article-- but the wealth of options presents great opportunities for those looking for capital and those looking to invest!

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