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Breaking the risk barrier for institutional investment in clean energy in emerging markets

To attract institutional financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency enterprises in the emerging markets by developing risk mitigation strategies and financing products through intermediaries such as E+Co. 

Locations

Zambia
15° 25' 0.12" S, 28° 16' 59.88" E
Uganda
0° 18' 56.0016" N, 32° 33' 56.16" E
Tanzania
6° 47' 60" S, 39° 16' 59.88" E
South Africa
25° 42' 24.84" S, 28° 13' 45.84" E
Mexico
19° 26' 3.12" N, 99° 8' 18.96" W
India
28° 36' 0" N, 77° 12' 0" E
Ethiopia
9° 1' 59.988" N, 38° 42' 0" E
China
39° 55' 44.04" N, 116° 23' 16.8" E
Brazil
15° 46' 46.92" S, 47° 55' 46.92" W
Main activity and output: 
  • Work with pension funds, insurance companies and banks to analyze the risk profile of an intermediary like E+Co with a large RE/EE loan portfolio in developing countries.
  • Identify barriers to investment in E+Co when applying currently used investment approaches, define risks and identify possible mitigation measures.
  • Develop a risk analysis framework and mitigation mechanisms for the financing risk of emerging market clean energy investments for institutional investors.
Expected impact: 
  • Significant increases in capital made available for financing RE/EE enterprises in developing countries
  • E+Co is able to attract capital from institutional investors to finance its pipeline of RE/EE enterprises in Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Further financial innovation and product development with private sector participation.
  • Enticement of commercial global capital players to make RE/EE investments in emerging markets.