Weathering the Storm: Public funding for low-carbon energy in the post financial crisis era

October 29, 2010

by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

This 2010 report issued by UNEP SEF Alliance and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which evaluates government funding of programs supporting the low-carbon energy economy, suggests this is not the time for national governments to reduce their commitments. The findings, based on analysis of the G20 and SEF Alliance members and underlined by quantitative research from BNEF's Intelligence database, examines the trends of public and private capital for clean energy technologies along the value chain. The report cautions governments that have recently funded clean energy technology development and deployment using stimulus funding that low-carbon clean energy funding should not be reduced, but expanded

Resource Type: CEG Publication