Crowdfunding for renewable energy projects (wind and solar energy)

More and more companies and projects take crowdfunding into consideration. At first glance, crowdfunding appears to be a quick and uncomplicated financing method. What does this term conceal? For whom and in which situations is it applicable? How differs legislation in various key countries? Which are the key success factors of crowdfunding?

Study about Crowdfunding for renewable energy projects (wind and solar energy)

In a large-scale study Dr. Thomas Hillig Energy Consulting analyses the questions about crowdfunding from above. Due to legislational changes to be made in many EU member states the publication of the report is postponed to the second half of 2015. Below you find a first outline of the study Crowdfunding for renewable energy projects (wind and solar energy):

  1. Introduction
  2. Crowdfunding
    1. Definition of crowdfunding
    2. Development of crowdfunding
    3. Types of crowdfunding
    4. Legal framework conditions of crowdfunding in selected countries
    5. Key success factors
    6. Outlook crowdfunding
  3. Renewable energies
    1. Definition of renewable energies
    2. Types of renewable energies
    3. Development of renewable energies
    4. Overview financing of renewable energy projects
    5. Outlook renewable energies
  4. Crowdfunding in the renewable energy sector
    1. Starting points for crowdfunding in the wind and solar sector
    2. Review of crowdfunding in the renewable energy sector
    3. PV projects
    4. Wind projects
    5. Comprehensive approaches
    6. Challenges and key success factors
  5. Conclusion and outlook


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