The Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center provides no-cost technical assistance, resources and training to countries on mobilizing clean energy investment.

Find Instruments, Resources

Our searching tools for finance instruments allow you to quickly find incentives, policies, and programs that can mobilize investment given the needs of particular investment barriers, technologies, economies, investor types, and other considerations. Start your search here.

Join a Training

We offer no-cost training on a wide range of clean energy finance topics. Most training sessions are offered through webinars that are led by expert panelists and policymakers, and recordings of past webinars are provided. Please join us for training.

Request Expert Assistance

Our clean energy finance experts are available to provide governments and government-affiliated practitioners with remote technical assistance on identifying, designing and implementing instruments to mobilize private and public sector capital and formulating clean energy investment strategies. Initiate your request for assistance here.

Clean Energy Finance Events

18 October 2016

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will host the Seventh International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development, which is to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan on 18-21 October 2016. The forum, which is being organized by the Government of Azerbaijan in cooperation with key international partners, will include an International Renewable Energy Conference and the annual sessions of the UNECE Group of Experts on Renewable Energy and Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency. The forum provides a unique opportunity to build on the achievements of the six previous fora and develop a roadmap for what participants would like to achieve in the medium term with regards to the energy-related sustainable development goals (SDGs).

News

17 August 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lent US$115mn to Sri Lankan energy projects that will see 100% electrification of the country's grid. The loan will be bolstered by grants worth US$3.8 million from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction and the Clean Energy Financing Partnership, and it will finance a range of projects. Among them will be the construction of renewable energy mini-grids, the improvement of electricity supply in areas impacted by the country's long civil war, which destroyed substantial electricity infrastructure and those on three islands off the Jaffna coast in northern Sri Lanka.

15 August 2016

After a period of public consultation, the Argentina Ministry of Energy presented the final specifications of the tender for 600 megawatts (MW) of wind power, 300 MW of solar, 65 MW of biomass, 20 MW of mini-hydro and 15 MW of biogas. The bidding documents are available at the website of CAMMESA (Managing Company of Wholesale Electricity Market). To purchase them, bidders must pay Argentine $150,000, which will be reimbursed to non-selected bidders.

Collaborating Governments

Australia, Canada, India, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States are partnering to deliver the Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center.

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Featured Experts

  • Matthew H. Brown, Harcourt Brown & Carey
    Green Banks, National Clean Energy Funds, Asset-backed Securities, Performance Contracting and ESCOs, Energy Savings Insurance
  • Jose Antonio Urteaga Dufour, FIDE (Mexican Private Trust Fund for Electric Energy Savings)