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Policy impacts the availability and cost of capital from different groups of investors. Maintaining a mix of investors should help Germany meet targets at lower cost, while addressing economic curtailment could reduce onshore wind costs by 17% in 2020.
This study, which is part of the Land Use Initiative (INPUT), analyzes the Brazilian Forest Code from the rural producer's perspective and makes recommendations for compliance.
Report finds China plans $35-72 billion worth of Chinese finance for new overseas coal projects. In comparison, other nations plan $272-307 bn in investment.
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The Indian government has rightly made rooftop solar power one of its top clean energy priorities – here’s how they can jumpstart the nascent market.
With a bold goal of delivering 100 GW of solar power by 2022 India is helping to create one of the world’s fastest growing solar markets. Impressive strides have been made towards building out ...
In order to expand the rooftop solar industry in India, there is a need to develop policy solutions, business models, and financing instruments which can address these barriers. One promising solution to manage these barriers is the third party financing model. However, the third party financing model would first need to overcome certain challenges. This report explores the driving factors and challenges to the third party financing model, and proposes a series of recommendations for policy changes and financial instruments which could address these challenges.
The population in developing and emerging countries is urbanizing at three times the rate of developed countries. But cities in the ‘Global South’ have limited access to capital to invest in water, energy, housing and transportation systems to meet the needs of growing urban populations.
Many of them raise capital through local banking sectors whose loan terms are often unsuitable ...
This report shows that there are important social, economic, and environmental costs associated with the lack of well-defined property rights; while at the same time presenting the many complexities within Brazil’s system of land governance that need to be addressed in order to improve the system.
Despite the importance of Matopiba to Brazil’s economy, the impact and extent of this surge in agricultural output has not been thoroughly studied. For instance, this study shows that agricultural expansion in Matopiba is heavily concentrated in municipalities located in the Cerrado biome.