Nordic Region Offers Valuable Lessons for Rapid EV Deployment Worldwide

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the Nordic region is projected to reach four million by 2030, or more than 15 times the number currently in circulation, according to the International Energy Agency’s Nordic EV Outlook 2018, a swift rate of deployment that can offer valuable lessons for rapid EV adoption around the world.

IEA Launches Energy Efficiency Indicators Online Training Courses

Friday, March 9, 2018

The International Energy Agency launched the IEA Energy Efficiency Indicators Online Training Courses in Mexico City yesterday. The courses, which will be the first professional online courses to be delivered by the IEA, will provide statisticians and policymakers with the tools to collect the information necessary to create energy efficiency indicators.

PFAN Launches Open-ended Call for Proposals in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Monday, March 5, 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.

The Lab Picks Top Finance Instruments for Action on Climate Change in Developing Countries

Wednesday, February 14, 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.