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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.

  • This four-report series looks at paths to renewable energy penetration in India along different dimensions including the social costs, macroeconomic impacts, environmental impacts, financial risk, and flexibility considerations.
  • The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2017 shows that global investment toward low-carbon and climate-resilient actions reached a record high of USD $437 billion in 2015, before falling to $383 billion in 2016.
  • The 25 ideas and companies that have been incubated and launched by the Lab since its start in 2014 have now mobilized over $1 billion in sustainable investment.
  • US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) is currently seeking applications from project developers, project proponents, and catalyzers in India’s distributed solar power sector, who could benefit from project preparation services and funding for early stage project development.

What’s New at CPI

The Fragmented Rules of Brazilian Rural Credit

Towards a More Sustainable and Efficient Palm Oil Supply Chain in Berau, East Kalimantan

Deep decarbonization by 2050: Rethinking the role of climate finance

Optimizing Public Payment Support to Enhance the Credit Rating of Renewable Projects in India

Investors in Indian renewable energy projects often cite the counterparty risk as one of their primary concerns. Counterparty risk is the risk of purchasers failing to meet their contractual agreement to pay on time – most often in the form of delays in payments, and sometimes by defaulting on the payments altogether. A recent CPI study found that this risk perception ...

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