Clean Energy Finance News

14 February 2019
A new report from the Climate Policy Initiative explores the state of finance for climate adaptation and proposes practical near-term solutions to both fill in knowledge gaps and to increase investment. Learn more.
12 January 2019
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the selection of renewable energy projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo for funding by ADFD, as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. Learn more.
6 March 2018
The Lab—a public-private initiative composed of experts in sustainable investment from governments, development finance institutions, and the private sector—reached a significant milestone this week. The 26 investment vehicles incubated and launched by the Lab have now mobilized over $1 billion for sustainable development and action on climate change. Learn more.
5 March 2018
The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and, once they are investment-ready, benefit from PFAN’s investment facilitation services. Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to apply. Learn more.
14 February 2018
The Lab—a public-private initiative composed of experts in sustainable investment from governments, development finance institutions and the private sector—has picked a new class of investment vehicles to drive finance to low-carbon, climate-resilient global development. The nine new instruments tackle persistent investment barriers in clean energy, low-carbon transit and sustainable land use in developing countries, with a focus on Brazil and India. Learn more.
26 January 2018
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have collaborated on a joint project facility to support replicable, scalable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries. The latest funding cycle offers approximately USD 50 million in concessional loans from ADFD. The deadline for applications is 15 February 2018. Learn more.
13 January 2018
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced that USD25 million in concessional loans from ADFD have been earmarked for two solar PV projects, one each in Mauritius and Rwanda. Learn more.
16 November 2017
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of approximately USD 50 million is part of a USD 350 million (AED 1.285 billion) commitment by ADFD to provide concessional loans to projects endorsed by IRENA over seven funding cycles. Learn more.
26 October 2017
The India Innovation Lab for Green Finance—a group of investors and government representatives that accelerates green finance instruments to meet India’s green infrastructure goals—has launched two new instruments that could help catalyze millions of dollars for clean energy in India. The new instruments are Solar Investment Trusts and Sustainable Energy Bonds. Learn more.
13 October 2017
US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) has selected the first class of project developers in Indian distributed solar power to receive grant support for project preparation activities. Learn more.