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    Innovative risk finance solutions – Insights for geothermal power development in Kenya and Ethiopia

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    Geothermal development is on the rise in many regions of the world. However, the high costs of field development, coupled with the high risks associated with resource exploration and drilling, still pose a significant barrier to private sector financing.Insurance can mitigate the risks to investors and increase flows of private finance to the industry.
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    Report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2017
    Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
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    Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction - Full report

    Practical Action [Intermediate Technology Development Group], 2015
    The productive use of electricity can support sustained poverty reduction by enabling the creation and improvement of income generating activities. However, in order to realise these positive impacts, the level of electricity access must be sufficient and enabling conditions beyond the electricity supply itself must be in place.
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    REthinking Energy: renewable energy and climate change

    International Renewable Energy Agency, 2015
    Renewable energy offers an immediate means to decarbonise the global energy mix. Doubling the share  of  renewable energy by 2030 could deliver around half of the required emissions reductions and, coupled with energy  efficiency, keep the average rise in global temperatures below 2 °C and prevent catastrophic climate change.
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    Natural gas market outlook: how Latin America and the Caribbean can benefit from the US shale boom

    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2015
    The surge in US natural gas production from the shale boom is transforming global gas markets. Less than a decade ago, with natural gas production on the decline, the United States was expected to become a major importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and a “last resort” market for surplus cargos around the world.
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    Rising powers, lowering emissions?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energyneeds in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.
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    Arc Finance

    Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
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    International Energy and Environment Foundation (IEEF)

    The International Energy and Environment Foundation (IEEF) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit international organisation, which aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, research and
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    Meeting India's renewable energy targets: the financing challenge

    Climate Policy Initiative, 2012
    This paper analyses the challenges for designing Indian national policy to attract investment in wind and solar energy at a reasonable cost. It also examines the impact of national and state policies on various classes of renewable energy investors, as well as the overall relative costs or benefits of policies on the final cost of renewable energy projects.
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    Global energy markets: What do African resource finds mean for global energy supply in relation to demand in coming years?

    Economic and Private Sector PEAKS, 2012
    This paper explores the significance of recent African fossil fuel reserve discoveries in the context of future world energy demand.

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