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Private Equity

Private equity is capital that is available through investment companies and wealthy individuals and is not provided via public markets. Private equity investments could go towards development of new products, to development projects, or as an acquisition.

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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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Catalysing Early-Stage Investment: Addressing the Lack of Early-Stage Capital for Low-Carbon Infrastructure in Developing Economies

Low-carbon technology developers in developing countries generally face a lack of early-stage financing. While late-stage financing is more readily available,…

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United Nations Environment Programme

Date:

1 March 2012

Policy Data

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Catalyzing Climate Finance: A Guidebook on Policy and Financing Options to Support Green, Low-Emission, and Climate-Resilient Development

This guidebook argues that a failure to provide fair access to climate finance to all developing countries would have severe…

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United Nations

Date:

1 May 2011

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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Training Materials

Financing Clean Transportation: A Discussion on Expanding Overseas

This webinar features presentations from an Investment Officer in the Transaction Group of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the…

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CALSTART

Date:

11 May 2011

Policy Data

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Financing Industrial Energy Efficiency in India: Lessons Learned and Directions for the Future

The Institute for Industrial Productivity designed and carried out a project to establish a more transparent and efficient market for…

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Institute for Industrial Productivity

Date:

1 October 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…

Sources:

United Nations

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Date:

1 June 2014

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Green Bonds in Public-Private Partnerships

This paper describes how green project bonds can be an alternative way to finance “green” public-private partnerships by engaging capital…

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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Date:

4 May 2015

Publication

Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance

This guidebook is intended to facilitate further investment in conventional geothermal projects in the United States. It includes a brief…

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United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Date:

1 April 2011

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

Policy Data

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Investment Decisions for Baseload Power Plants

This six-volume report details the key drivers that affect private entities in the United States as they consider investing in…

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United States National Energy Technology Laboratory

ICF International

Date:

1 January 2010

Policy Data

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Investment-Grade Climate Change Policy: Financing the Transition to the Low-Carbon Economy

The objectives of this report are to (1) contribute to policymakers’ understanding of the factors that institutional investors consider when…

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United Nations

Date:

1 September 2011

Policy Data

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Tools and Websites

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

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Scale and Sustainability: Toward a Public-Private Paradigm in Powering India

This publication assesses the decentralized renewable energy market in India—looking at the supply, demand and framework conditions for the sector—and…

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

Date:

1 December 2017

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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

Deployment Data

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The Challenge of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy

The authors of this report explore the possible role of institutional investment in renewable energy by addressing barriers to market…

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Climate Policy Initiative

Date:

1 March 2013

Publication

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

Deployment Data

Publication

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