The Clean Energy Solutions Center assists governments and practitioners with identifying appropriate finance mechanisms and designing and implementing policies to reduce risk and encourage private sector investment, helping to achieve the transition to clean energy at the speed and scale necessary to meet local development needs and address global challenges.

Guides and Good Practices

A Policy Overview

Governments around the world have implemented financial incentives to support scaled-up deployment of clean energy technologies and practices. As of 2015, at least 48 countries have adopted financial incentives to support such deployment. Learn more.

Good Practices and Case Studies

Our guides to finance instruments—designed by clean energy finance experts—direct you to information on innovative finance instruments that you can mobilize private sector investment in clean energy in your country or region. The guides cover:

Clean Energy Finance News

19 July 2017
Connecticut's public-private partnership to provide funds for clean energy projects has won an innovation award from Harvard University. The Connecticut Green Bank will receive the award later this summer during a ceremony in Hartford. Bank officials say they have secured $6 in private funds for every public dollar invested, helping fund more than 20,000 projects. Learn more.

Clean Energy Finance Events

11 September 2017 to 13 September 2017
Dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy sector, IREC is a high-level political conference series hosted by a national government every two years and convened by REN21. Each IREC acts as a common platform for government, private sector and civil society leaders to jointly address the goal of advancing renewable energy. Learn more.
19 September 2017 to 21 September 2017
VERGE 17 focuses on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions in a climate-constrained world. The three-day conference and expo convenes a diverse cross-sector audience of more than 2,000 leaders representing the world’s largest companies, technology startups, energy producers and consumers, commercial real estate owners and the public sector—creating a unique ecosystem focused on opportunities for business, the environment and society. Learn more.

Ask a Finance Expert

Ellen MorrisOur clean energy finance experts are available to provide assistance and in-depth answers to your questions. Ask your question here, and we will contact you within two business days.

Attend Training Webinars

We have offered dozens of finance webinars. For example, panelists in the webinar above addressed China's plan for facilitating financing for industrial energy efficiency and how the Chinese financial system is evolving to meet those requirements.

Search our Resource Library

Our resource library includes hundreds of published clean energy finance resources, which you can either search by keyword or browse by topic.