August 2nd, 2018 | by The Beam
As the cost of producing solar electricity continues to fall, solar projects to supply these businesses are technically and financially viable — however, they are not being implemented. This is because there is a structural finance gap in sub-Saharan Africa that prevents many solar projects from having access to finance and thus being realized. But with such obvious cost benefits, why does this finance gap exist
August 1st, 2018 | by The Beam
There is a capital gap of nearly US$1 trillion in infrastructure investments per year and the lion’s share relates to the energy sector. 60% of this capital gap is in developing nations. Standardization by clean FinTechs (Financial Technology) can drastically reduce it by building a bridge between institutional capital and the decentralized renewable energy sector.
May 3rd, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
By James Lester Toyota recently issued the world’s first “green bond” of asset-backed securities in the auto industry. The $1.75 billion bond’s [&hellip
March 18th, 2012 | by Andrew
Green job creation, as well as clean energy generation, is a focal point in evaluating 2nd-round bids for developing renewable energy projects in South Africa as the government aims for renewable energy resources to meet 42% of the nation's electricity needs by