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Important news from Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

Important news from Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group

The following article comes from the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) that has just launched a new Underwriting Toolkit for financial institutions who are currently reviewing and establishing internal procedures to review and approve energy efficiency projects. Hopefully it will even inspire those financial institutions who are just starting out to consider financing energy … 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 May update on global developments in sustainable energy finance.   Sustainable Energy Finance Update: Infrastructure Central to Renewable Energy Deployment and Access The push for renewable energy and improved energy access often requires improved or new energy infrastructure. Developing and building … 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 May update on global developments in climate finance.   May 2017 Climate Finance Update: Whirlwind of Meetings Bring Multiple Stakeholders Together Over the month of May, the UNFCCC convened its Subsidiary Bodies’ intersessional meetings, and several development banks and climate funds … Continue reading

G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit launched

G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit launched

The G20 is taking our sustainable development seriously. An important area is energy and in the past few years the G20 has shown leadership by, in part, approving an energy efficiency action plan. That has unleashed and expanded a range of activities. The International Partnership for Energy Efficiency (IPEEC) Secretariat oversees and coordinates the G20’s … 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 March and April update on global developments in climate finance   Climate Finance Update: Major Emerging Market Green Bond Fund Launched During the months of March and April, the boards of two major climate funds met, approving a total of US$815 … Continue reading

African clean energy programme in turmoil

African clean energy programme in turmoil

The African head of a $10 billion programme has recently quit, accusing donors of a deliberate strategy to “railroad” Africans into rubber-stamping projects selected by Europeans. Megan Darby writes on the Climate Home website about the turmoil   EU, France accused of hijacking ‘Africa-led’ clean energy scheme A $10bn clean energy programme launched at the … Continue reading

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