Financing for Low-Carbon Energy Transition: Unlocking the potential of private capital

Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Kaliappa Kalirajan, Fukunari Kimura

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    This book is the first comprehensive assessment of the state of low-carbon investments in Asia, analyzing the rationales, mandates and public-private financing activities. Based on the experiences of several regional initiatives wherein public financing is catalyzing private investments in low-carbon infrastructure, this book proposes a framework that can be used as a tool to identify factors that influence private investment decisions and policy instruments that can scale up the private capital. Placing the Asian economies onto a low-carbon development pathway requires an unprecedented shift in investments. This book addresses this situation by asking questions such as - What is the central role of private finance in achieving the Paris Agreement targets? - What key policy levers and risk mitigation can governments use in an effort to unlock the potentials of private capital? - How can regionally coordinated actions hold significant promise for scaling up private investments?
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    Number of pages423
    Edition1st edition
    ISBN (Print)978-981-10-8582-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2018


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