Energy Efficiency

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Energy use is both a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and a vital component of sustainable development and economic growth. Inefficient and high-carbon energy may help address energy security in the short-term but, over the longer-term, its associated climate and health impacts may well reverse any gains.

Industrial policies are intended to stimulate development and economic growth, for increasing the competitiveness of local firms, and promoting structural transformation. An industrial policy design that fulfills these objectives is, therefore, strategic, due to this, CPI analyzes the impact of these policies on energy efficiency, and the implementation of energy efficiency and productivity.

Latest work

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Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape 2021

Energizing Finance, developed in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All, provides a comprehensive analysis of tracked finance commitments flowing to the two key areas of energy access: electrification and clean cooking.

Blog

How can we meet the urgency of financing climate action in cities?

One of the key challenges for cities to meet their climate goals is the availability of finance and technical expertise, especially in developing economies. However, opportunities exist to better understand the landscape of and sources for urban climate finance, what’s preventing its scale-up, and how choices at the municipal, regional, and national levels can optimize the environment for urban climate finance.

Blog

Climate Finance in Indonesia: Our top stories from 2020

A new normal after the COVID-19 pandemic requires a green and just economic recovery. Here is our most-read work from 2020 that responds to the challenges, and a preview of what is in stock for 2021.

Blog

The Biden Administration’s potential impact on climate finance

The incoming Biden Administration has powerful tools to accelerate climate investment.

Publication

Paris Misaligned?

Globally, 29% of new power investment in 2018, or approximately USD 129 billion, was invested in fossil fuel power putting the world on a temperature trajectory of over 3.2°C – more than double the level targeted in the Paris Agreement.

Publication

Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape 2020

The Energizing Finance series provides a comprehensive analysis of commitments flowing to the two key areas of energy access: electrification and clean cooking.

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