Publication: The Energy Efficiency Investment Forum : Scaling Up Financing in the Developing World
The document contains the proceedings of the Energy Investment Forum conference, The Forum was held to discuss option and explore opportunities for improving access to investment capital and financing for energy efficiency in developing countries. The Forum was held New York City, New York, as a side event to the 14th meeting of the Commission of Sustainable Developments as one of its core themes. Over the two-day session, participants were able to preset and debate the state of the global energy efficiency market and to explore its relevance in the broader global energy debate. Topics addressed included : energy efficiency issues and opportunities; country experiences in promoting energy efficiency; market-based approaches for utility, building and industry sectors; financing energy efficiency; innovative financial structures; and mobilizing local capita markets. The key outcome of the Forum was a call for significant scale-up of energy efficiency investment in the developing world. Recognize that a kW (Kilowatt) save is cheaper, cleaner and more immediate than a kW generated, Forum participants called upon stakeholders to support an aggressive global campaign to increase the use of energy efficient products and practices.
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“World Bank. 2006. The Energy Efficiency Investment Forum : Scaling Up Financing in the Developing World. Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) workshop proceeding series;no. 055 / 06. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/17948 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”