Strategies to Finance Large-Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy Projects: An Economic Development and Infrastructure Approach


International Energy Agency
Clean Energy Group
Lewis Milford
Ross Tyler
Jessica Morey
1 December 2011

This report provides insight into the current practice and trends in financing renewable energy and presents the key challenges that emerge when following a large-scale renewable energy deployment scenario. Policies and key policy design aspects that can facilitate this process are discussed along with experiences and lessons learned. The report presents recommendations to address these challenges using four main strategies: clean energy as a new economic development system, finance, innovation and public policy.