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  • USICEF will deploy up to $20 million in project preparation support, sourced equally 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 >
  • The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance and the India Innovation Lab for Green Finance are seeking powerful and actionable ideas in Brazil and India to overcome barriers and accelerate investment. Submit through December 16 for Brazil and December 23 for India.

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Reaching India’s Renewable Energy Targets: The Role of Institutional Investors

Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for City-level Policymakers in Developing Countries

How are European policymakers and investors embracing the ‘new normal’ in EU renewable energy policy?

Costs have declined dramatically in the renewable energy sector and deployment levels are at an all-time high. But why does the outlook for future investments seem so mixed across Europe?

Today, policy and finance issues are now arguably at least as important as technology, with policy now the key determining factor in ensuring continued growth in renewables. Policymakers are not ...

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European Renewable Energy Policy and Investment

EU winter package brings renewables in from the cold

Christmas came early yesterday in Brussels, with the release of some heavy reading for the EU’s parliamentarians to digest over the festive season. Or at least that was the more jovial take on the launch of the EU winter package from Maroš Šefčovič, the EU vice-president in charge of the Energy Union (pictured).

Targets to cut energy use ...

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