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Promoting sustainable finance for clean energy projects in China

To develop a transparent and competitive financial market so that a wide range of financial tools and risk mitigation instruments are available for RE and EE projects in China.

Location

China
39° 55' 44.04" N, 116° 23' 16.8" E
Main activity and output: 
  • Identify and analyze the revenue structures and risks (including CDM revenue and CDM risks) of different types of RE/EE projects in general, and  specific situations in China
  • Develop new financial tools and risk mitigation instruments for RE/EE projects based on Chinese conditions and global best practices
  • Establish a RE/EE network of financial institutions in China
  • Identify and develop a strategy to establish a RE/EE finance facility within the FI network;
  • Hold an international workshop to disseminate the tools and risk mitigation instruments
  • Carry out pilot projects using the new financial and risk mitigation tools and produce case studies
  • Disseminate project outputs by distributing the reports and holding a national workshop involving government agencies from the RE, EE and finance sectors.
Expected impact: 
  • Improved access for Chinese RE/EE projects to different types of financial facilities.
  • Deeper understanding of the revenue sources and risk structures of different types of RE/EE projects amongst Chinese financial institutions
  • A set of financial tools and risk mitigation instruments for RE/EE projects available
  • Improved coordination and cooperation between banks and promote the development of a market-based RE/EE financing mechanism
  • Longer term influence on Chinese government policies to develop RE and EE industries.