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Private Financing of Renewable Energy: A Guide for Policymakers

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Sophie Justice
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This guide outlines the basics of renewable energy finance and relevant policies with a focus on proven technologies that can be deployed immediately at scale. The guide also demonstrates how policy looks from a financing perspective, and it discusses the range of other factors that need to be considered for an actual project or deal. In addition, the guide discusses the roles of various players within the financial sector, the issues financiers consider when investing (including the role of policy and regulation), and the challenges of financing renewable energy installations.