CPI’s analysts and advisors work to improve the most important energy and land use policies in the world, with a particular focus on finance. Our efforts help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk.

  • CPI Energy Finance releases its supporting analysis for the Energy Transitions Commission report, Better Energy, Greater Prosperity
  • USICEF will deploy millions of dollars in project preparation support, sourced from leading foundations and the Government of India, to distributed solar power projects under consideration for long-term financing from OPIC. CPI has been selected as secretariat.
  • 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.
  • On November 7th, the UNFCCC publishes its Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows. To inform this important exercise, CPI has reviewed climate finance for 2013 and 2014 previously reported in our 2014 and 2015 Global Landscapes of Climate Finance. Explore the interactive >

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Flexibility — the workhorse of the global energy transition

Every day it seems that generation from variable renewables hits new milestones. In March, California hit a new record in renewable energy production by supplying 56% of midday demand. And every day, prices for new projects seem to get cheaper. In February, an auction for a 750MW solar park in Madhya Pradesh attracted bids as low as $49/MWh, the ...

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Flexibility: the path to low-carbon, low-cost electricity grids

Conversão de multas ambientais em prestação de serviços ambientais

Decarbonization of Indian Railways: Assessing Balancing Costs and Policy Risks

Lessons and Innovations to Spur Green Investment in Developing Countries