EBRD to Finance its First Solar Power Project
Press Release | Oct 08 2012

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is arranging a financing package of €5.7 million for the development of a 4.5MW solar plant owned by a local company Green Agro Service LLC, which will be located in the Vinnitsya region of south Ukraine.

Climate in Focus: Photo Contest
Reclassify | Oct 01 2012

We are pleased to launch Climate Finance in Focus, a photo contest for all CIF partners and stakeholders - including beneficiaries. Our aim is to tell the many meaningful stories - through your photographs - about how CIF- supported investments in clean technology, renewable energy and energy efficiency, climate resilience and forest management are making a difference (or how they will make a difference) for communities on the ground. Top prize for each category will be an iPad with solar charger! Winning entries will be announced and displayed at the Partnership Forum in Istanbul. Submit your photos by October 15, 2012.

Bolivia and Zambia Share Ideas on Strengthening Early Warning Systems
Feature Story | Sep 07 2012

Bolivia and Zambia recently came together virtually to share their experiences in designing and implementing early warning systems and the challenges of expanding reach.

Win-Win for Turkish Leasing Company
Feature Story | Sep 07 2012

With support from the Clean Technology Fund and International Finance Corporation, Turkey’s leading leasing company, Yapi Kredi Leasing (YKL), has been expanding its long-term lending for energy efficiency projects.

PPCR Online Communities Activities
Reclassify | Jul 13 2012

In this issue of PPCR Online Communities Activities newsletter, we feature the Geonode use in Saint Lucia, Bolivia-Zambia knowledge exchange on Early Warning System (EWS), and many more.

2011 CIF Annual Report eReader version available now
Reclassify | May 18 2012

Titled 'CIF From the ground up - Investing in our green future', the 2011 CIF Annual Report eReader is available online. You can also choose to download and read individual sections from the report.

Biodiversity and Wind Energy
Reclassify | May 17 2012

Wind power is known mostly an environmentally-friendly energy resource. However, location does matter: wind farms, turbines and associated transmission lines can damage habitats and fauna, particularly birds and bats. CIF and BirdLife International recently held a consultation workshop about this issue.

CIF endorses new low-emission, climate resilient development plans for US$372 million
Press Release | May 07 2012

Two regional and five national investment plans under the four CIF programs were endorsed by the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) at the CIF Governance Committee Meetings which were held in Washington, D.C. from April 30 to May 4, 2012. These resources will provide access to over US$372 million in grants and concessional loans to address climate change challenges.

FIP Sub-Committee Meeting Highlights
Reclassify | May 04 2012

At its meeting on May 4, the FIP Sub-Committee endorsed the <a data-cke-saved-href="/sites/default/files/FIP_4_Brazil_IP_0.pdf' target=" href="/sites/default/files/FIP_4_Brazil_IP_0.pdf' target=" _blank"="">investment plan for Brazil and received updates on the investment plans for Indonesia and Ghana, which are currently under preparati

CTF Trust Fund Committee Meeting Highlights
Reclassify | May 04 2012

During its meeting on May 3, the CTF Trust Fund Committee endorsed the investment plan for Chile, which was presented by Sergio Del Campo Fayet, Vice-Minister of Energy, Government of Chile. After reviewing the status of CTF operations, the committee also set forth a process for managing projects arising from new investment plans, which will enable NigeriaIndia, and Chile to receive CIF funding for a portion of their investment plans. It also agreed on targets to monitor delivery of CTF projects.