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.
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.
New U.S.-India Clean Energy Finance Initiative
Insecure Land Rights in Brazil
An Updated View on 2013 and 2014 Global Climate Finance
Seeking powerful ideas to scale up green finance in India and Brazil
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India has ambitious renewable energy targets of 175GW by 2022. In order to meet this target, the renewable energy sector in India will require $189 billion in additional investment, including $57 billion in equity, and $132 billion in debt. The potential amount of investment in the renewable energy sector in India is more than double the investment required. However, the amount of investment expected falls short of the investment required, by 29% for equity and 27% for debt. Institutional investors show significant potential to help fill this financing gap.
This report offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access finance from green bonds, a potential source of finance for cities in developing countries looking to secure investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure to meet the water, energy, housing and transportation needs of their expanding urban populations.
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 ...
Europe’s policy and finance environment has enabled some of the fastest deployments of renewable assets globally. In 2016, it became the first region in the world to surpass 100GW of solar PV capacity, with 140GW of wind power installed.
But policy and finance issues are now arguably at least as important as technology, with policy now the key determining ...
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 ...