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Webinar on “Exploring Financing Opportunities for Clean Energy, Environment and Energy Efficiency Projects”

Webinar on “Exploring Financing Opportunities for Clean Energy, Environment and Energy Efficiency Projects”

SAARC Energy Centre, Islamabad has successfully organized a Webinar on “Exploring Financing Opportunities for Clean Energy, Environment and Energy Efficiency Projects” on Tuesday, 9th April, 2019.

The proposed webinar will discuss in detail the numerous financial instruments; identify the risks and barriers to financing in developing countries; describe selection of appropriate financing instrument; discuss role of financial intermediaries and institutions; explain private public partnerships, and present specific case studies on the use of appropriate financing instrument. Moreover, the webinar will also discuss grant-based financing available through multilateral financial institutions and micro financing institutions. Following are the major aspects to be covered in the webinar (but not limited to):

  1. Identification of financing risks and barriers in developing countries
  2. Specific financing challenges for each renewable energy technology type
  3. Detailed overview of financial opportunities/instruments
    1. Grants and long-term equity
    2. Venture capital equity
    3. Debt
    4. Asset backed securities
    5. Guarantees and insurance
    6. Results based financing
    7. Carbon financing
    8. Micro financing
    9. Green bonds
    10. Energy efficiency finance
  4. Role of financial intermediaries
  5. Case Studies

The content of the webinar including Concept paper, Agenda, and Presentations are given below:

Workshop Agenda and Concept Paper  

  1. To download Webinar Concept Paper, Click Here
  2. To download Webinar Agenda, Click Here

Presentation during Webinar

  1. Presentation on ” Financial Instruments for Renewable Energy Projects” by Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Click Here
  2. Presentation on ” Renewable Energy Markets – Key to Financing” by Mr. Ammar Zafar Durani, Click Here
  3. Presentation on ” Economics and Finance of Rooftop (distributed) PV and other PV” by Mr. Rahul Tongia, Click Here

You may submit comments/views and/or observations on the webinar to SAARC Energy Centre through email to Mr. Muhammad Omar Mukhtar, Research Fellow (ete) (rfete@saarcenergy.org) before 25th April 2019.