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Mezzanine finance is a debt-equity hybrid mechanism in which a loan from an investor can transition into an equity stake in a project. Mezzanine finance may be used for earlier stage, higher risk investments.

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Accessing Private Capital for Clean Energy Investments in Developing Countries

This webinar-based training focuses on dispelling the myth that clean energy projects in developing countries cannot be implemented with private…

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Clean Energy Solutions Center

Climate Technology Initiative - Private Finance Advisory Network (CTIPFAN)

Date:

20 November 2012

Policy Data

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Clean Energy Ministerial 6 (CEM6): Finance for Energy Access

The public-private roundtable summarized on this web page describes how over one billion people globally lack access to electricity, and…

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Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)

Date:

27 May 2015

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Corporate Clean Energy Investment Trends in Brazil, China, India, and South Africa

This report maps the extent to which corporations in Brazil, China, India and South Africa are investing in renewable energy…

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Carbon Disclosure Project

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

Date:

1 January 2011

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Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements: Scaling up Globally

A business case has been made for corporations to procure renewable energy, and Fortune 500 companies and others have set…

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Date:

26 October 2016

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Energy Efficiency and Energy Savings: A View from the Building Sector

This report explores how real estate and construction executives approach energy efficiency regulation in their business. For the report, the…

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Global Buildings Performance Network

Date:

1 October 2012

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Falling Short: An Evaluation of the Indian Renewable Certificate Market

Driven by the need to meet mandates under the 2008 Renewable Purchase Obligation, India launched a Renewable Energy Certificate market.…

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Climate Policy Initiative

Indian School of Business

Date:

1 December 2012

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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment Report

Published annually since 2005, this report examines how investment flows into renewables are evolving around the world and the reasons…

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United Nations

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Date:

1 June 2014

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How to Issue a Green Bond in China

This guide provides five simple steps for practitioners: identifying qualifying green projects and assets, arranging independent reviews, setting up tracking…

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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Date:

1 March 2015

Training Materials

Innovative Business Models for Energy Efficiency Financing

This webinar-based training session examined innovative business models for providing energy efficiency financing. During this webinar, panelists presented new approaches…

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United Nations Foundation's Energy Access Practitioner Network

Clean Energy Solutions Center

Date:

28 May 2014

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Investment Plan for Tanzania: Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP)

Tanzania is one of the pilot countries selected to benefit from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme in Low Income Countries,…

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United Republic of Tanzania

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

Date:

21 May 2013

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Meeting India's Renewable Energy Targets: The Financing Challenge

This report outlines renewable energy financing challenges on both the national and state levels in India. The review discusses available…

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Climate Policy Initiative

Date:

1 December 2012

Deployment Data

Training Materials

REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report: Australia/Oceania

This webinar—one in a series webinars on the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century’s flagship report, Renewables 2014…

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Clean Energy Solutions Center

Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

Date:

19 June 2014

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REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report: China

This webinar—one in a series webinars on the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century’s flagship report, Renewables Global…

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Clean Energy Solutions Center

Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

Date:

25 June 2014

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Renewable Energy Prospects: Mexico

This study identifies and describes Mexico’s possible development path to increase the use of renewables across its entire energy system…

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International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Date:

1 May 2015

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Solving India’s Renewable Financing Challenge: Which Policies can be Most Effective?

This paper provides a framework for comparing the existing federal policies for onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies in…

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Climate Policy Initiative

Date:

1 March 2014

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The Effect of Local and Global Learning on the Cost of Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

This paper uses a case study of Thailand’s electricity sector to create realistic estimates for the relative contributions of local…

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Journal of Cleaner Production (forthcoming)

Date:

26 June 2014

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Tools and Websites

The REC Mechanism: Viability of Solar Projects in India

This report reviews India’s solar renewable energy certificate (REC) market by identifying the events that lead to its creation and…

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Bridge to India

Date:

1 March 2013

Deployment Data

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Utility Scale Solar Power Plants: A Guide for Developers and Investors

This guidebook, which targets developers and investors looking to build new solar power plants in India, serves as a best-practices…

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International Finance Corporation

Date:

1 February 2012