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 launches design for investment-grade financing vehicle for institutional investors that reduces the cost of renewable energy by 17%
  • 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 >

What’s New at CPI

Supporting National Development Banks to Drive Investment in the Nationally Determined Contributions of Brazil, Mexico, and Chile

Financing clean power: a risk-based approach to choosing ownership models and policy & finance instruments

This week we publish a working paper setting out a framework for: (i) determining how risks for power investments should be allocated so that costs are minimised; and (ii) how a blend of ownership models and policy/finance instruments can be used to achieve this allocation.

Over the last three decades, there has been a general trend towards privatization of ...

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Building Resilience In Brazil’s Biofuel Market

Overcoming barriers to institutional investments in renewables

Clean Energy Investment Trust: financial innovation for pension funds & insurers