Friends, we hope 2015 has been treating you well. We're glad to update you with our latest news:

1) ICYMI (In case you missed it): CoPower launches platform for investing in clean energy In December, we announced the launch of our online investment platform. CoPower investors across Canada financed our first two projects: a solar installation in Windsor, ON, and energy efficiency upgrades at the Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto. Check out our official blog post for more details.

3) CoPower is growing: We're excited to introduce Kathrin Ohle, our new Chief Investment Officer. Kathrin will be using over 25 years experience in lending and investing to help us structure and assess clean energy investments. We're also thrilled to welcome James Van Bergh, founder of the social purpose investment fund Innovation Support, to our board of directors. Find out more about Kathrin and James on our website.

3) ...and hiring: We're hiring a software developer to help build our next-gen investment platform. Check out the job posting on our website and send CVs

4) ...and busy: CoPower's Raphael Bouskila will be speaking at the 2015 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit, March 3 at the MaRS Centre in Toronto. We've also been nominated for a "Gamechanger Award" by the Canadian Solar Industries Association for innovation in project finance. Stay tuned: the awards gala is March 26.

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The CoPower team


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