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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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Abundance launches first wind project in almost two years

October 22, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has launched its first wind investment in almost two years, after renewable energy subsidies were scaled back.

The ethical investment platform said that it has become increasingly difficult to find wind energy investments since subsidies were largely removed.

However, it … Read More

Light at the end of the tunnel for green energy P2P lenders

June 4, 2018 |

RENEWABLE energy is in the midst of a “turnaround”, according to Trillion Fund’s chief executive, which could benefit the peer-to-peer lending sector.

Theresa Burton heads up the wound-down green energy P2P platform, which closed to new investment in 2015 after … Read More

Ethex to launch IFISA-ready ‘community garden’ bond

May 31, 2018 |

ETHICAL investment platform Ethex is preparing to launch an Energy Garden Community Bond targeting a four per cent return for investors.

The Innovative Finance ISA-eligible bond will allow institutional and retail investors to support the work of the London-wide Energy … Read More

The highest paying green IFISAs of 2018/19

May 29, 2018 |

RENEWABLE energy is a growing sector in the UK, and peer-to-peer lenders have been quick to offer their support. Platforms are now facilitating loans for a huge range of green energy projects, from hydropower stations, to wind farms, to biomass … Read More

Two firms considering purchase of Trillion Fund technology

February 2, 2018 |

TWO companies are considering purchasing the assets and infrastructure of renewable energy peer-to-peer loans provider Trillion Fund.

The platform’s technology was put up for sale in March 2017 and chief executive Theresa Burton said 25 parties have shown an interest … Read More

Abundance made up majority of IFISAs in the last tax year

September 4, 2017 |

RENEWABLES and ethical investment peer-to-peer platform Abundance took the biggest slice of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) market in the last tax year, figures show.

HMRC data last week revealed that 2,000 IFISAs had been opened in the first tax … Read More

F&P steps up green energy focus by poaching ex-Merrill Lynch director

May 10, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER funding specialist F&P has hired a green energy consultant to boost its business in that borrower market, ahead of its possible lending platform launch this summer.

The firm, which finds P2P lending partners for small borrowers and advises both … Read More

Assetz has lent £30m to green energy projects

March 31, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital has channelled £30m in funding to green energy projects in the UK, the peer-to-peer lender announced on Friday.

The Stockport-headquartered firm said it has financed 39 renewable energy projects over the past three years, predominantly in the onshore … Read More

White label P2P platform Trillion Fund up for sale

March 6, 2017 |

RENEWABLE energy peer-to-peer loans provider Trillion Fund is up for sale.

The platform, which stopped offering loans for P2P projects in 2015 after government renewable energy subsidies were cut, has struggled to make its white-label crowdfunding service financially viable.

Trillion Fund launched … Read More