Solar Mosaic

Mosaic, Mobile Phones, and Clean Energy Access

January 11, 2014 by Justin Guay

Mobile Phones and Clean Energy Access


Solar crowdfunder Mosaic, is the latest entrant into clean energy's next big market - off grid clean energy. Thanks to a top prize of $1 million from Verizon Powerful Answers Mosaic will be developing a mobile app, and expanding to international markets.[read more]

How Crowdfunding Lowers The Cost Of Solar Energy

March 8, 2013 by Joseph Romm

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Funds raised from the crowd — in addition to providing attractive returns for investors — also have the potential to lower the cost of electricity from solar PV systems here and now.[read more]

Is It Time For Clean Energy Investing To Go Online?

November 1, 2011 by Scott Edward Anderson

Longtime readers of The Green Skeptic will recall that back in 2008, I was working on a start-up venture that became the unfortunate victim of the market collapse coupled with, as Andy Swan kept reminding me every time it dipped, the plummeting price of oil after an all-time high of $147 per barrel in the summer of '08.[read more]


Community Power Gains Momentum

July 11, 2011 by Rosana Francescato

You may or may not have noticed, but a grassroots movement in community power is picking up speed around the country. What's community power, you may ask, and why does it matter?The community power movement aims to decentralize electricity generation, which provides benefits to communities beyond local, clean, and more...[read more]