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Specifically we carry out activities in the following areas:

  • Projects in the field of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency financing in developing countries and emerging economies;
  • Guidance to financial institutions in emerging markets and developing countries to embrace the challenges and opportunities that climate change will bring about for the whole industry (institutional capacity). More concretely, the Centre supports the financial sector in developing innovative products, risk-sharing instruments and project implementation approaches;
  • Liaising with the international financial sector and building networks to identify promising approaches to promote engagement in and financing of climate change mitigation measures;
  • Fostering cooperation and exchange of experience with other international institutions, networks and initiatives engaged in the same area.
  • Awareness raising activities on different levels: policy, industry-wide, and institutional;
  • Conducting applied research with regards to financing aspects of climate change mitigation and financial sector involvement.
Financial Products Service Name Region Country Client Date Start End
Energy efficency finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance African Green Business Africa Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal UNEP 01.2010 to 04.2011 2010 2011 Finalised
Insurance, Mitigation finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Capacity Building, Technical Assistance ATI Institution Building Sub-Sahara Africa EIB 10.2014 to 10.2017 2014 2017 On-going
Commercial banking, Project finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation Balkans Renewable Energy Program BREP South East Europe Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia IFC 07.2012 to 08.2016 2012 2016 On-going
Adaptation finance, Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Microfinance, Mitigation finance, MSME Finance, Project finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance, Sustainable rural development finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation Capacity Building for MFIs in Ethiopia and Nepal with Focus on Climate Finance Africa, South Asia Ethiopia, Nepal OeEB 06.2013 to 08.2015 2013 2015 Finalised
Climate Finance Advisory Service CFAS world wide CDKN 12.2012 to 12.2016 2012 2016 On-going
Carbon finance, Energy efficency finance, Microfinance, Mitigation finance, Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development Climate Finance Innovation Facility CFIF Asia Cambodia, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Tonga, Vietnam UNEP 10.2009 to 12.2014 2009 2014 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Mitigation finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Training, Fund Management Climate Finance Readiness Programme – Identifying an NIE in Uganda Africa Uganda GIZ 05.2014 to 08.2014 2014 2014 Finalised
Commercial banking, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Credit Line Implementation Consultancy Services to establish a sector expertise in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in PTA Bank Africa PTA Bank, KfW 09.2015 to 02.2017 2015 2017 On-going
Adaptation finance, Energy efficency finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Training Covenant of Mayors going East COMO Eastern Europe Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine UNEP 02.2012 to 12.2014 2012 2014 Finalised
Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance Training, Credit Line Implementation Croatia: Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Facility South East Europe Croatia KfW, BMZ 04.2009 to 12.2013 2009 2013 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Private Sector Finance Applied Research Demystifying Private Adaptation Finance world wide UNEP FI 05.2015 to 07.2016 2015 2016 On-going
Adaptation finance, Commercial banking, Mitigation finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research Developing Sustainable Energy Investment (SEI) metrics, benchmarks, and assessment tools for the financial sector SEI Metrics Europe European Commission 03.2015 to 03.2018 2015 2018 On-going
Project finance, Renewable energy finance Training Dialogue with Experts and Practitioners in Germany on Renewable Energy Finance Europe Germany GiZ 02.2016 to 03.2016 2016 2016 Finalised
Energy efficency finance Market study Energy Efficiency Finance – Market Studies Western Balkan and Caucasus Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro, Serbia OeEB 02.2015 to 06.2016 2015 2016 Finalised
MSME Finance Technical Assistance, Training Enhancing Energy based Livelihoods for Women Micro-Entrepreneurs Asia India ADB 01.2013 to 12.2015 2013 2015 Finalised
Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research, Credit Line Implementation Ex-post Evaluation of Sustainable Energy and Energy Efficiency Intermediary Loan Programme in China Asia China AFD 08.2012 to 03.2013 2012 2013 Finalised
Energy efficency finance, Mitigation finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance, SME Finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance Feasibility Study Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Finance Facility in Lebanon Middle East Lebanon EIB 08.2011 to 05.2012 2011 2012 Finalised
Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance, SME Finance Applied Research Feasibility Study: Promotion of RE and EE in Morocco through private Financial Institutions North Africa Morocco KfW 10.2011 to 05.2012 2011 2012 Finalised
Microfinance, Mitigation finance, Renewable energy finance, Sustainable rural development finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development Finance for Access to Clean Energy Technologies in South and South East Asia FACET South and South East Asia Indonesia, Vietnam UNEP 08.2010 to 09.2014 2010 2014 Finalised
Financing of SLCP mitigation Initiative world wide The Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) 02.2015 to 12.2015 2015 2015 Finalised
Mitigation finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Product Development GET FiT: Market assessments in Africa Africa Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania KfW 07.2015 to 12.2015 2015 2015 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Energy efficency finance, Microfinance, Mitigation finance, MSME Finance, Renewable energy finance, Sustainable rural development finance Technical Assistance, Training Green Climate Fund Readiness Programme GCF Readiness world wide Benin, Colombia, El Salvador, Ghana, Kenya, Philippines UNEP 12.2014 to 12.2016 2014 2016 On-going
Energy efficency finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development Identification and Structuring of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments in Indonesia Asia Indonesia AFD 12.2011 to 09.2014 2011 2014 Finalised
Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance, SME Finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation Implementation of EE Strategy and Product Development at Megabank, Ukraine Eastern Europe Ukraine GGF 10.2012 to 08.2013 2012 2013 Finalised
Applied Research, Training, Product Development Indonesia Solar Loan Programme ISL Asia Indonesia UNEP 10.2010 to 12.2011 2010 2011 Finalised
Commercial banking, Public finance Applied Research, Financial Policy Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System world wide UNEP 05.2014 to 12.2014 2014 2014 Finalised
Mitigation finance Applied Research Measuring Mobilised Private Climate Finance (German G7 Presidency and Paris Climate Agreement) world wide GiZ 02.2015 to 04.2016 2015 2016 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Housing finance, Microfinance, Sustainable rural development finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Product Development Microfinance for Ecosystem-based-Adaptation to Climate Change MEbA South America Colombia, Peru UNEP 01.2012 to 12.2017 2012 2017 On-going
Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation Mid-size Sustainable Energy Financing Facility MidSEFF Middle East Turkey EBRD 01.2011 to 06.2017 2011 2017 On-going
Adaptation finance, Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Infrastructure Services Finance, Mitigation finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance, SME Finance TA Monitoring and Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation Municipal Infrastructure Development Fund - Investment Management and Technical Assistance Services MIDF Western Balkans Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia EBRD, KfW 10.2013 to 12.2016 2013 2016 On-going
Adaptation finance, Energy efficency finance, Mitigation finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Training, Fund Management National Climate Finance Institutions Support Programme NCFISP Africa, Asia-Pacific, South Pacific, Latin America,Caribbean Bangladesh UNEP 01.2011 to 12.2013 2011 2013 Finalised
Energy efficency finance Applied Research Pre-feasibility study on an “Energy Efficiency Finance Barometer” world wide KfW 01.2013 to 12.2013 2013 2013 Finalised
Renewable energy finance Technical Assistance, Training, Credit Line Implementation Programme for the Promotion of Renewable Energies in Armenia (Phase II) Eastern Europe Armenia KfW 05.2012 to 09.2014 2012 2014 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Project finance Applied Research Research Component for the IDRC – CTI PFAN Adaptation Stream Scale-Up Programme (“Scale-Up Programme”) Africa ICETT 05.2014 to 01.2017 2014 2017 On-going
Adaptation finance, Carbon finance, Mitigation finance, Renewable energy finance Applied Research Results-based Climate Finance Initiative Mapping, Outlining and Assessment RBCF world wide World Bank 02.2016 to 07.2016 2016 2016 On-going
Energy efficency finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance Fund Management Seed Capital Assistance Facility SCAF Asia, Africa UNEP 10.2009 to 12.2014 2009 2014 On-going
Private Sector Finance Applied Research Shifting Private Finance Towards Climate-Friendly Investments world wide EC 01.2014 to 10.2014 2014 2014 Finalised
Commercial banking, Energy efficency finance, Mitigation finance, MSME Finance, Project finance, Renewable energy finance, SME Finance Technical Assistance, Training, Product Development, Credit Line Implementation SUNREF East Africa Africa Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda KAM 08.2011 to 05.2016 2011 2016 On-going
Energy efficency finance Technical Assistance Supporting Southeast Bank Limited in Bangladesh in enhancing EE/RE lending Asia Bangladesh GCPF 09.2015 to 06.2016 2015 2016 On-going
Adaptation finance, Carbon finance, Mitigation finance, Renewable energy finance, Sustainable rural development finance Applied Research, Technical Assistance, Product Development Sustainable Financing Mechanism for REDD+ Activities and Implementation in Malaysia to be Endorsed by the National Committee on REDD+ Asia Malaysia Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia 10.2012 to 10.2013 2012 2013 Finalised
Energy efficency finance, Public finance, Renewable energy finance, Sustainable rural development finance Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Facility SE4ALL in West and Central Africa West and Central Africa Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Kinshasa, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo EC 12.2013 to 12.2017 2013 2017 On-going
Adaptation finance, Public finance Technical Assistance, Training Technical Assistance for the Cook Islands to Submit an Application to the Adaptation Fund for NIE Status South Pacific - Cook Islands Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning of the Cook Islands 01.2014 to 07.2014 2014 2014 Finalised
Adaptation finance, Private Sector Finance, Public finance Applied Research, Financial Policy, Training The Adaptation Finance Fellowship Programme AFFP Africa, Asia, Latin America IDRC 04.2016 to 03.2020 2016 2020 On-going
Renewable energy finance Applied Research The EurObserv'ER Barometer European Union EC 05.2013 to 03.2016 2013 2016 On-going
Energy efficency finance, Renewable energy finance Training Turkey Sustainable Energy Finance Facility TurSEFF Middle East Turkey EBRD 06.2010 to 11.2012 2010 2012 Finalised
Mitigation finance, Project finance Technical Assistance, Training Uganda GET FiT: Modelling of feed-in tariffs for renewable energy projects Africa Uganda KfW 02.2015 to 12.2015 2015 2015 Finalised