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The Missing Middle: Supplying Sub-Saharan Africa’s Commercial & Industrial Sector With Solar Energy

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


UNFCCC Tackles Finance Flows At COP22 Week 1

November 14th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

The UNFCCC’s Standing Committee on Finance presented its second Biennial Assessment of climate finance flows* to COP22 on Monday afternoon, November 7. The finance flows assessment found that in 2013/14, an average of $41 billion per year in public finance was reported flowing from developed to developing countries



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