Expansion of non-conventional renewable energies in Latin America and the Caribbean: The role of development finance institutions (2016)

AUTHOR:María Netto, María Margarita Cabrera y José Juan Gomes Lorenzo

DATE:August, 2016

TOPICS: Renewable Energy, Green Finance, NDB, Climate Change, mitigation

SUMMARY: In this context, this publication aims to analyze the emerging experience of LAC countries in the design and implementation of financial instruments to promote private investment in the development of small and medium scale renewable energy, and in particular to examine , In the light of the experiences gathered, the role that LFIs can play in promoting this process. The study presents the lessons learned from initiatives and programs to promote renewable energy, launched by public LDIs in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay, and describes the role that different actors have played in the development of investments In this segment of the market.