Tagged with financing

Benefits from extending tax credits in the US

Benefits from extending tax credits in the US

The US has seen a surge in the deployment of clean energy in recent years. Tax credits have been important for that growth. Kevin Steinberger writes on the Natural Resources Defense Council website about the wide range of benefits if the tax credits are continued.   Renewable Energy Tax Credits Will Power Economic Growth The … Continue reading

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

There are a couple of special events coming up soon that you should definitely consider attending.   • Upcoming International Energy Efficiency Finance Forum, Vienna, April 25, 2017 The Finance Forum is an interactive event that aims to develop a community of financiers dedicated to making energy efficiency the new normal across the globe. The … Continue reading

Important energy performance contract for US Army

Important energy performance contract for US Army

In Europe and globally, in the endless search for financing energy efficiency improvements, discussions always turn to energy performance contracts and the role of energy service companies. Business Wire provides a news item on the Yahoo Finance website about a recent contract signed between Siemens and the US Army. If you know of a good … 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 February update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: EU Invests in Energy Infrastructure; Energy Efficiency in the Spotlight in Europe, Central Asia During the month of February, EU countries made significant investments in energy infrastructure, … 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 February update on global developments in climate finance.   February 2017 Climate Finance Update: Focus on New Financing Tools During the month of February, a number of climate finance initiatives reported on new financing tools and approaches being piloted with an … Continue reading

First digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar

First digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar

With the rapid expansion of rooftop PV systems, it is encouraging to read this article by Bianca Nogrady in The Guardian about the world’s first digital energy marketplace. It will be interesting to see how this expands to other countries   Australian consortium launches world-first digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar Australian homeowners with solar … 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 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