Over 70,000 EUR repaid to crowdinvestors on ecoligo.investments

Over 70,000 EUR repaid to crowdinvestors on ecoligo.investments

The crowdinvestors on the www.ecoligo.investments crowdinvesting platform have received interest and loan payments with a total volume of EUR 71,732.67 as of 31 October 2019. As always, all payments were made on time: an essential quality factor of a crowdinvesting platform. ecoligo.investments is the platform initiated by ecoligo and where we finance our solar projects, presenting high quality investment opportunities to the crowd. In total, 581 private investors were paid out from 10 different projects, which are detailed below. On ecoligo.investments, investors not only receive fixed and attractive returns, but also save CO2 with their investments and support economic development…

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276 kWp Solaranlage – Central University Lehre & Administration

Ghana’s largest private university goes solar

Accra and Berlin, 17th October 2019: A 401 kWp solar system for Central University in Ghana was inaugurated on Tuesday, marking an important milestone in Ghana’s transition to clean energy. The system was implemented by solar financier ecoligo in collaboration with local installer Yingli Namene West Africa, who is responsible for procurement, installation and maintenance. Both companies have been established in Ghana since 2017. The project was enabled by ecoligo’s fully financed solar-as-a-service model, which removes the financial and technical barriers for businesses to use solar energy. Over 80 guests attended the inauguration, including representatives from the Energy Commission and…

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It’s time for global change! Join us for the #ClimateStrike

It’s time for global change! Join us for the #ClimateStrike

The climate crisis is finally hitting the mainstream. Thanks to Greta Thunberg and the young people of the Fridays For Future movement, the last year has seen a huge shift in the global consciousness. However, we’re not there yet. As a climate-focused company and a member of Entrepreneurs For Future, we’re well aware that while we feel this change happening all around us, we’re also still in a bubble. But that’s about to change. On Friday the 20th of September, climate action will make global history. People of all ages and backgrounds are taking to the streets to demand climate…

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3 million Euros raised on the ecoligo.investments crowdinvesting platform

3 million Euros raised on the ecoligo.investments crowdinvesting platform

Another fantastic milestone has been reached on the ecoligo.investments crowdinvesting platform: 3 million Euros has been raised for 30 solar and energy efficiency projects! A total of 933 impact-driven crowdinvestors have raised the amount, which will save around 39,000 tonnes of CO2 over the project lifetimes. We’re inspired and motivated by the individuals who want to invest in making our world more sustainable and love that we can make this possible. More great projects are coming up on the platform soon: be a part of the movement and earn great returns by signing up at www.ecoligo.investments. Make investments. Make them…

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ecoligo closes financing round of EUR 2.5 million to expand solar-as-a-service solution in emerging markets

ecoligo closes financing round of EUR 2.5 million to expand solar-as-a-service solution in emerging markets

Funding will enable ecoligo to accelerate growth and contribute to global climate protection. Berlin, July 17, 2019 – The Berlin start-up ecoligo will receive EUR 2.5 million of funding from Saxovent, an investor specializing in ecological investments. Since its foundation in 2016, ecoligo has opened up the solar market for commercial and industrial businesses in emerging markets, driving the energy transition in these countries. The current funding will be used to scale up operations and enter new markets. After closing a seed financing with business angels and InnoEnergy 2 years ago, ecoligo has successfully rolled out its crowd-financed Solar-as-a-Service concept…

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ecoligo goes on #ClimateStrike with #EntrepreneursForFuture

ecoligo goes on #ClimateStrike with #EntrepreneursForFuture

The #FridaysForFuture school strikes, led by young activist Greta Thunberg, have started a movement that is transforming the global awareness and opinion on the climate crisis. Last Friday, the movement accelerated, with the young people calling on adults to join them in the streets and strike for the climate. ecoligo, is proud to be a part of #EntrepreneursForFuture, a coalition of over 1500 companies that are working towards a better future. And we were proud to join the #FridaysForFuture strike last week, not just in Berlin but with the entire international team who are right now in Ghana, Peru, South…

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ecoligo kicks off Latin America operations with Costa Rica solar-as-a-service project

ecoligo kicks off Latin America operations with Costa Rica solar-as-a-service project

Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, 4thApril 2019: ecoligo has launched a solar project in Costa Rica for fundraising on the crowdinvesting platform www.ecoligo.investments, marking the beginning of the German solar company’s operations in Latin America. The 54 kWp project will power Swiss Travel Costa Rica, a travel agency based in the north-west of the country. Crowdinvestors can earn 5.50% interest p.a. over 5 years with investments from 100 EUR, which includes a 0.50% Early Bird Bonus for those who invest before 10thof April. The project is a part of a two-phase initiative that will power the travel agency’s offices in Liberia, the…

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Simbi Roses: a business that takes social responsibility beyond the farm

Simbi Roses: a business that takes social responsibility beyond the farm

The Kenyan flower farm Simbi Roses attributes its success to the hard work and support of its workers, but the company’s focus goes beyond economic growth. A deep sense of social responsibility is central to business at Simbi Roses, demonstrated by their motto, “Our farm. Our community.” What does this look like? Worker-led committees promote continuous improvements in education, housing, health, human rights and general well-being in the communities local to the farm. These democratically-formed committees include Gender, Health and Safety, Fairtrade and Well-Being. The central goal is to improve living standards both inside and outside of the premises; who…

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ecoligo wins the German Entrepreneurship for Development Prize

ecoligo wins the German Entrepreneurship for Development Prize

Berlin and Accra, 13th February 2019: German solar company ecoligo has been awarded the German Entrepreneurship for Development Prize for 2019 in the category of “Innovation for Development” for its commitment to promoting sustainable growth in emerging markets. The prize was awarded on Tuesday at the German-African Business Summit held in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, where ecoligo’s West Africa office is based. The Berliner start-up was awarded 25,000 EUR to support its business activities in emerging markets. ecoligo provides a fully financed solar-as-a-service solution for businesses in emerging markets, removing the technical and financial barriers that prevent them from accessing…

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