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Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the January update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Transportation and Housing Projects Receive Support Several new financing announcements and partnerships were announced for renewable energy projects, public transportation and residential housing. Financing for renewable energy … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance

Latest update on climate finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in climate finance.   November 2016 Climate Finance Update: COP 22 Moves Climate Finance Agenda Forward COP 22 adopted seven decisions related to climate finance, including on long-term climate finance, guidance to the Green Climate Fund … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Africa in the Spotlight The month of November was filled with sustainable energy financing news out of Africa. This Update recaps the African finance initiatives announced concurrently … Continue reading

New database launched on industrial and buildings energy efficiency projects

New database launched on industrial and buildings energy efficiency projects

This week in Europe the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) launched the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP): the largest pan-European open-source database containing detailed information and analysis of over 7,800 industrial and buildings related energy efficiency projects. The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established as a specialist expert working group by the … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the October update on global developments in sustainable energy finance   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Support Encourages Economic Growth, Private Investment Many sustainable energy finance initiatives announced this month are supplying large amounts of financing to one or more entities for on-lending to local companies or households … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance

Latest update on climate finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the October update on global developments in climate finance.   October 2016 Climate Finance Update: Developed Countries Issue Roadmap, Funds Approve Financing During the month of October, governments reached two major agreements aimed at reducing emissions and, with countries gearing up for the November UN Climate Change … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance

Latest update on climate finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the September update on global developments in climate finance.   September 2016 Climate Finance Update: Readiness and Access Get a Boost, Stranded Assets Get under the Spotlight During the month of September, climate finance was highlighted at the highest level, during the Group of Twenty (G20) Summit … Continue reading

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

Latest update on sustainable energy finance

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the September update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: IEA Releases ‘World Energy Investment 2016,’ New Financing Channels Open This month’s update recaps the findings of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on global investment in sustainable energy financing, as well as … Continue reading

The ups and downs of the energy transition

The ups and downs of the energy transition

We read this week that the Ontario government is planning to scrap many of its renewable energy contracts in order to save the average homeowner Canadian $2.45 per month. Rob Ferguson writes about the developments in the Toronto Star. For a province that has few resources to generate electricity, it seems somewhat puzzling.   Ontario … Continue reading