EDP backs SolarWorks’ off-grid expansion in Southern Africa

ImpactAlpha, October 8 – The Madrid-based renewable energy company, EDP Renováveis, has invested €2 million ($2.3 million) for a minority stake in Dutch off-grid solar venture SolarWorks. SolarWorks provides pay as you go home solar systems in Mozambique, where only 24% of the population has access to electricity. The capital will be used to support SolarWorks’

Western New York Impact Investing Fund backs recycled insulation startup Cleanfiber

  • The WNY Impact Investment Fund launched last year with $8 million to invest in social enterprises in Western New York. Along with Cleanfiber, the fund has backed EcoVerde Organics and Green Machine Equipment.

Townhall Ventures secures $115 million for health access fund

  • So far, the firm has made eight investments, including in affordable home-care provider Landmark Health; health insurance provider Bright Health; and Strive Health, a company working with specialists, patients and data to improve treatment for kidney diseases.