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close this bookSustainable Energy News - No. 20 - Newsletter for International Network for Sustainable Energy -Theme: International Development Financing - New INFORSE Action Plan (INFORSE, 1998, 32 pages)
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Financing Renewable Energy Projects, A Guide for Development Workers

A Guide to finance a renewable energy project in the developing world. It includes the available funding sources, the role of different organization, the financial process, checklist, case studies on PV financing. By Jenniy Gregory, et. al. from Intermediate Technology Development Group and Stockholm Environmental Institute. 146 p. 1997,

Contact: Intermediate Technology Publications, 103-105 Southhampton Row, London WC1B 4HH, UK Ph.: +441714369761, fax: +44-1 714-362013 e-mail:


Attracting Private Investment to Sustainable Energy

Proceedings of a Seminar, October 2325, 1996 Brussels, organised by Energy 21 and European Commission DG XII. Project finance, direct investments, leasing. Initiatives by project developers/equipment suppliers, utilities. Performance contracting/third party financing, securitization. 250 p. XII/011/97.

Contact: European Commission, DG Xll. Rue de la loi 200, B-1049 Brussel Belgium. Ph: +32-2-295-3670, fax: +32-2-296-9823.

Compendium of Funding Sources for Renewable Energy Projects

The Guide summarises a myriad of funding information in a concise and practical way. It identifies funding sources for: basic research, development, demonstration, commercialisation. Australian Federal, State and international programs are covered as well as on-line databases, international aid funding, business opportunities, venture capital and indirect (non-financial) assistance programs.

The Guide will be updated every 3 months. I year hard copy and disk cost $S00. It is free to ACRE members.

Contact: Carrie Sonneborn, Policy Analyst, Australian Cooperative Research, Centre for Renewable Energy (ACRE) Ltd. Murdoch University, South St, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150. Ph: +61-8-9360-2876, fax: +6189360-6421, e-mail:

Financing Investments in Renewable Energy: The Role of Policy Design and Restructuring

Financial models of cases of wind power and PV. Tax Policies and tax appetite. Electric industry restructuring and long-term contracts. Surcharge-funded policies, production incentives, above market contract payments. Green marketing programs. Low-interest subsidised loans and guarantees. By Ryan Wiser and Steven Pickle March 1997, 88p.

Contact: Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, USA. Ph: +1-510-486-5474, fax: +1-510486-6996, e-mail:,

European Union Activities for Sustainable Energy in Development

Contact: lNFORSE Secretariat: P.O. Box 2059, DK-1013, Copenhagen K, Denmark. Ph: +45-33-121307, fax: +45-33-121308, e-mail:,