European Capacity Building Initiative

Finance Mechanisms for Lowering the Cost of Renewable Energy in Rapidly Developing Countries

Renewable energy financing in emerging economies faces particularly daunting challenges, but there are creative policy solutions that could potentially reduce the
cost of renewable energy support by as much as 30%. This report looks at two potential solutions: a) reducing the cost of using debt sourced from the developed world; and b) improved the cost-effectiveness of domestic renewable energy support programs.

FC Publication Date: 
21 March 2014
FC Publication: 
Laurel Murray