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 financing instruments and incentives: bonds, net metering and net billing, feed-in tariffs, and tax measures
- Methods for managing commercial risks in energy markets: asset-backed securities, yieldcos, insurance and other risk mitigation instruments)
- Policies to support competitive markets: tenders and auctions, tradable renewable energy certificates
- Approaches to engaging banks and venture capital funds, including through public-private collaboration on concessional loan and loan guarantee programs.
Clean Energy Finance News
14 February 2019
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