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

13 October 2017
US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) has selected the first class of project developers in Indian distributed solar power to receive grant support for project preparation activities. Learn more.

Clean Energy Finance Events

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.
24 October 2017 to 27 October 2017
This event brings together leading actors from the green finance and investment community to promote effective engagement, collaboration and action on green finance and investment. This includes institutional investors, asset managers, ministries of finance and central banks, financial regulators, commercial and investment banks, international climate funds, multilateral development banks, green investment banks, corporations, civil society, philanthropic sectors and more. Learn more.
1 November 2017 to 2 November 2017
Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa 2017, Solarplaza’s 9th event on the continent, will bring together hundreds of representatives of development banks, investment funds, solar developers, IPPs, EPCs & other solar stakeholders. 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.