Effective Solar Financing: What have we Learned?
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-01-16
A joint meeting organized by Climate Policy Initiative in collaboration with the Directorate of Energy & Climate Change, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of the United Arab Emirates and Masdar. This round table discussion brought together major actors in financing solar energy, sharing the lessons from a number of concrete projects in the quest to scale up effective green finance, including the Shams Project in Abu Dhabi, the Ouarzazate project in Morocco, the Eskom project in South Africa and the Archimede Power Plant Priolo Gargallo in Italy. Various stakeholders of these projects discussed their experiences, project developers, manufacturers, transmission operators concerned with export of such power to Europe, and German officials as representatives of consumer/user nations for this power.