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Fueling Renewables Project Finance since 2003

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What We Do

  • Mission & Purpose

    The Renewable Energy Investor Forum is a platform for those with interest or involvement in renewable energy project finance. Although based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, our members invest in qualified projects globally. Click title above for more.

  • Developers Raising Capital

    What are the requirements for financing renewable energy projects in the current market? What are investor expectations for returns? What does it take to access affordable financing? What are typical terms? Click on the above link or select "Criteria" from the main menu.

  • Clean Economy growing faster than ever … but is it fast enough?

    From Trash Talk to Climate Capital 2015 was a record year for clean energy project finance. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), investment in clean energy increased to its highest ever figure of $329.3 billion, up 4% from 2014 and beating the previous record set in 2011 by 3%. U.S. clean energy deployment has reached […]

    By Daniel Robin | June 29, 2016

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  • PHA Bioplastics – key to pollution prevention

    Full Cycle Bioplastics June 2016 Opportunity Plastic pollution and organic waste disposal are both significant ecological challenges, with material economic and environmental impacts. Full Cycle’s patent pending process addresses both challenges by converting organic waste, such as food waste or cardboard, into a cost competitive, compostable bioplastic called PHA. PHA’s (polyhydroxyalkanoates) can replace or complement […]

    By Daniel Robin | June 29, 2016

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  • Media coverage of REIF’s kickoff event, Jan 7, 2017 in Salinas

    By Daniel Robin and James Hunt Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat December 30, 2015 — Salinas, CA Clean & Renewable Resource Investments in Agriculture Taking Off Impact Innovation & Investor Forums First of series: January 7, 2016, 6-8pm Monterey County Ag Commissioners Office, Salinas, CA Free to attend but pre-registration is required Details below, […]

    By Daniel Robin | December 31, 2015

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