Posted by Sandy Ferguson on Wed 02/05/2014
One thing jumps out when looking at the Turkish Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (TurSEFF) report: with the right combination of financing, one can achieve substantial changes in energy use, emissions, and fuel mix in middle income countries. 
Posted by Martin Stadelmann on Wed 01/22/2014

In the past, renewable energy technologies have been much more expensive than their fossil fuel competitors but costs of wind and solar have come down after public support has deployed them at scale. In fact, costs of solar photovoltaic power plants have decreased roughly 20% and wind power plants 15% every time installed capacity has doubled.

Posted by Hans Schulz on Thu 01/16/2014

Recently several colleagues and I traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to participate in the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) Annual Summit along with 450 other leaders from government, private sector and civil society. I had the opportunity to address three panels and used the forums to discuss ways the IDB’s private sector is tackling the climate crisis.

Posted by Andrea Kutter on Wed 12/18/2013
Mr. Samuel YeyeFIP country focal point, Mr. Samuel Yeye, presented Burkina Faso’s FCPF readiness preparation plan, which was well received and praised for its strong link to the FIP.


Posted by Noel Verdote on Thu 12/12/2013
The official delegation of the Philippines SEF to COP 19The official delegation of the Philippines SEF to COP 19, from L to R: Noel N. Verdote, IFC Operations Officer; Nanette A.