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Business Plan Checklist to Secure Funding: Part 1 of 2

Business Plan Checklist to Secure Funding: Part 1 of 2 | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it

If you don't have experience of business plan writing you can improve your chances of securing funds by following this checklist. "How" you write your plan conveys a lot about you and your approach to business. A professional business plan gives an indication of a professional approach. The opposite can equally be true. So here are a few basics to follow....

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Sophia Anne Walker's comment, February 18, 2014 2:01 AM
http://www.startupbusinessloans.com/saleleasebackfinancing.htm This type of funding is not credit based.
Andy Padilla's curator insight, March 2, 2014 4:02 PM

Awesome business plan checklist! Great for any new starter businesses.

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The Business Plan Team Blog: How Can You Tell Whether You Have A Genuine Business Opportunity?

The Business Plan Team Blog: How Can You Tell Whether You Have A Genuine Business Opportunity? | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
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The Business Plan Team's curator insight, January 19, 2015 10:27 AM

Before you get to the business of writing a business plan invest time to ensure you have a genuine business opportunity...

Jose Gonzalez's curator insight, July 20, 2015 2:54 PM

Excellent !!

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UK freezes carbon tax plan for electricity sector

UK freezes carbon tax plan for electricity sector | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne froze a tax on carbon emissions from electricity generation starting in April 2016 as part of a 7 billion-pound (A$12.8 billion) plan to cut consumer energy bills.
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This windswept Scottish island will be the first 100% renewable-energy place in the world

This windswept Scottish island will be the first 100% renewable-energy place in the world | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
Caption: The world's first 100% renewable-energy place: The island of Eigg in ScotlandSource: WikipediaIf you’re looking to unplug from the grid, you might want to head to Eigg, a small island off the coast of Scotland.
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RenewableUK | Wave & Tidal Energy

RenewableUK | Wave & Tidal Energy | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
The pull of the tides, and the movement of waves, produces a vast amount of power that modern technology is harnessing. The UK has created ground-breaking testing facilities, and the best marine energy resource in Europe.
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European Commission to ditch legally-binding renewable energy targets - Telegraph

European Commission to ditch legally-binding renewable energy targets - Telegraph | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Climbdown on setting mandatory national targets, enforced in the EU courts, will be welcomed by Britain (RT @RichardTol: European Commission to ditch legally-binding renewable energy targets http://t.co/QeofF3f85o)...”
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The Grid Edge: How Will Utilities, Vendors and Energy Service Providers Adapt? : Greentech Media

The Grid Edge: How Will Utilities, Vendors and Energy Service Providers Adapt? : Greentech Media | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“The intersection of grid modernization and the rise of a new end-to-end energy system is already upon us. (The Grid Edge: How Will Utilities, Vendors and Energy Service Providers Adapt?”
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How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in Renewable Energy Investments? | EcoWatch

How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in Renewable Energy Investments? | EcoWatch | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in #RenewableEnergy Investments? http://t.co/GanPZTryRE @Beee_Baker @CeresNews @CFigueres @MindyLubber”
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Tidal Project Signals New Shift in Clean Energy: Water Power - YouTube

Tidal Project Signals New Shift in Clean Energy: Water Power - YouTube | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
On NewsHour Weekend (Sunday 9/15): One of the biggest challenges to scalable clean energy has been that most renewable energy sources are unreliable: it's no...
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Alternative Energy Stocks In 2013: Winners And Losers

Alternative Energy Stocks In 2013: Winners And Losers | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“By Harris Roen Alternative energy stocks had an epic year in 2013. The widely watched Ardour Global Alternative Energy Index Composite (AGIGL) was up 53% in 2013. That’s double the 26% return for the S&P 500.”
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Organic flow battery could transform renewable energy storage - Gizmag

Organic flow battery could transform renewable energy storage - Gizmag | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“ThinkProgress Organic flow battery could transform renewable energy storage Gizmag Researchers at Harvard have developed an inexpensive, high capacity, organic battery that uses carbon-based materials as electrolytes rather than metals.”
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11 Ingenious Solar Projects Impacting the Developing World

11 Ingenious Solar Projects Impacting the Developing World | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
It's easy to take energy for granted, forgetting that throughout much of the world, a lack of power affects everything from business to education to matters of life and death.
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Could the world's first battery hold the secret for low-cost renewables? - Business Green

Could the world's first battery hold the secret for low-cost renewables? - Business Green | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
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Now a UK start-up is seeking to draw inspiration from Volta's discovery as it aims to deliver battery technology on an altogether different scale.
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Liquid Soap and Green Tech are Game Changers for This Entrepreneur

Liquid Soap and Green Tech are Game Changers for This Entrepreneur | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
In the U.S., little things like liquid soap can be taken for granted. But in other parts of the world, it can make a pretty big difference. In Nigeria, about 80 percent of the population uses bar soap to hand-wash their dishes each day.
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These First-Year MBAs Are Trying to Solve America's Food Waste Problem - Businessweek

These First-Year MBAs Are Trying to Solve America's Food Waste Problem - Businessweek | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
These First-Year MBAs Are Trying to Solve America's Food Waste Problem Businessweek I recently wrapped up a January internship at Cambrian Innovation, an awesome MIT cleantech startup that uses electrically active microbes to process waste water...
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Triodos invests in Cambridgeshire wind farm to boost renewable energy portfolio - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Triodos invests in Cambridgeshire wind farm to boost renewable energy portfolio - Blue & Green Tomorrow | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Business Green Triodos invests in Cambridgeshire wind farm to boost renewable energy portfolio Blue & Green Tomorrow Green energy company Triodos Renewables has expanded its renewable energy portfolio with the acquisition of a 55% stake in a...”
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Energy management startup LogicLadder raises under $275K in angel funding | VCCircle

Energy management startup LogicLadder raises under $275K in angel funding | VCCircle | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
LogicLadder’s product EnergyLogicIQ brings real-time insights into an organisation’s energy data through dashboards, reports, alerts and intelligent algorithms.
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Solar Power Attracts Unlikely Supporters

Solar Power Attracts Unlikely Supporters | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
The growth of solar power is attracting some unlikely supporters and creating some unusual alliances.
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Kenya to generate over half of its electricity through solar power by 2016

Kenya to generate over half of its electricity through solar power by 2016 | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
Government invests $1.2bn jointly with private companies to build solar power plants across the country (#Kenya to generate over half of its electricity through #solar power by 2016 #Environment #renewable #energy
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Germany eyes swift cuts in renewable energy subsidies

Germany eyes swift cuts in renewable energy subsidies | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Germany's new energy minister has outlined cuts in subsidies to producers of renewable energy as the country wrestles with soaring costs from its nuclear power exit, according to a document obtained by AFP Sunday.”
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Crowdfunding Solar Projects for Non-Profits Now a Reality with Interest

Crowdfunding Solar Projects for Non-Profits Now a Reality with Interest | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Did you ever wonder why more non-profit institutions have not taken the plunge into solar energy?”
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Alternative Energy and Fuel News: Renewables Now Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels in Australia

Alternative Energy and Fuel News: Renewables Now Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels in Australia | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Alternative Energy and Fuel News (New study finds renewable energy is cheaper to produce in Australia than fossil fuel sources: http://t.co/kuvFZWvmL6 http://t.co/Z9YSGeomw1)...”
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Innovation Earth: This Could Be 'The Future Of Urban Transportation' - Huffington Post

Innovation Earth: This Could Be 'The Future Of Urban Transportation' - Huffington Post | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
“Innovation Earth: This Could Be 'The Future Of Urban Transportation' Huffington Post If the post-apocalyptic-esque air pollution in Beijing has taught us anything, it's that conventional cars will not be an option.”
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Natural Gas Has Sharply Reduced Emissions from Power Plants

Natural Gas Has Sharply Reduced Emissions from Power Plants | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
The dramatic increase in using natural gas to produce electricity in the United States has led to an equally dramatic decline in the amount of pollutants and carbon dioxide emitted from the nation’s power plants, according to a new study.
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U.K. to Give Millions of Pounds to Councils Allowing Shale Gas - Bloomberg

U.K. to Give Millions of Pounds to Councils Allowing Shale Gas Bloomberg Councils will be allowed to keep 100 percent of the business rates they collect from shale gas sites, double the current 50 percent figure, in a move that may be worth 1.7...
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Half UK 'suitable for fracking'

Half UK 'suitable for fracking' | GreenTech, CleanTech & Renewable Innovation | Scoop.it
A new report says UK fracking expansion will increase truck movements and water use, but that the environmental impacts will be "manageable". (Half UK 'suitable for #fracking' )
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