Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Africa: Carbon Finance Guidance


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
The Gold Standard
1 August 2006

This Guide is an introduction to the financing of renewable energy and energy efficiency, designed to help entrepreneurs and public officials, financiers, and donor organizations. Key topics covered are carbon finance as part of project finance, sustainable development benefits of projects and how this can help raise finance, and issues related to sale of carbon credits from a projects. A checklist for securing project finance is also provided.