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Community Solar Bonds

SolarShare Co-op Offers Impact Investors Triple Bottom Line Benefits

— January 19, 2012 — Social Good
Canadian cooperative SolarShare offers community solar bonds that offer returns in profit while benefiting people and planet. They allow impact investors to generate revenue while contributing to the production of solar power for clean, renewable energy while supporting employment in the green energy sector in Ontario.

Membership is required to participate in SolarShare, with a one-time fee of $40, after which investments can be made through $1,000 bonds that earn five percent annually for five year periods.

"Today, 18 projects (17 smaller ground mounted rural installations and one large industrial rooftop system) are completed, installed and generating electricity," SolarShare says. "Since these projects are already completed, SolarShare Community Solar Bonds are at lower risk and offer a steady income for 20 years."

This is a simple way to get into impact investing, and generate not only profit, but also benefit the environment and the community.

Contact Information
SolarShare website
SolarShare on Twitter
SolarShare on Facebook
Trend Themes
1. Community Solar Bonds - Opportunity to invest in community solar bonds for impact investors to generate profit while supporting clean, renewable energy and employment in the green energy sector.
2. Impact Investing - An avenue for business professionals to invest in projects that have positive social and environmental effects, such as the production of solar power.
3. Renewable Energy - Growing trend of investing in clean, renewable sources of energy, such as solar power, as a way to contribute to a sustainable future.
Industry Implications
1. Clean Energy - Opportunity for business professionals to invest in and support the clean energy industry through community solar bonds.
2. Sustainable Finance - Rise of impact investing provides opportunities for professionals in the finance industry to cater to clients seeking ethical and sustainable investment options.
3. Green Technology - Investment opportunity in green tech companies that support the development and deployment of renewable energy solutions.
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