Blended Finance in Clean Energy Experiences and Opportunities

| January 10, 2018

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The combined challenges of energy access and climate change present major needs for clean energy investment. The Paris Agreement and United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, negotiated in 2015, represented an inflection point for moving from talking to action in order to address two of the world’s most important challenges. The objective is clear: mobilize investment to meet the goal of limiting global warming too, at most, 2 degrees Celsius while also bringing electricity to the more than 1 billion people globally who do not yet have access to it.

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