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 September 2017
ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. Women-led businesses employing clean energy solutions to facilitate women’s economic empowerment in the ECOWAS countries and seeking investments of up to USD 50 million are invited to apply by the 20th of November 2017. Learn more.

Clean Energy Finance Events

28 September 2017
Learn how the innovation and power of certain business models help enlist large number of utilities and governments to participate in energy saving projects. Learn more.
23 October 2017
This event will cover trends and opportunities in the fast-growing green bond market, with keynote presentations and panel discussions on topics such as market outlook, green bond pricing and investor demand, diversifying the issuer universe, and green bond innovation and development. 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.