Reduce financing costs in renewable energy

Policy instrument design to reduce financing costs in renewable energy technology projects

Published: 07/01/2009

This report concerns the role of policies and policy instrument design in reducing the financing cost of renewable energy technology projects. The following points are analyzed: the key elements of successful policy schemes, the conditions that should be set for successful design of future policies, the risk management measures that can be included in policy schemes to mitigate or transfer risks away from investors and therewith reduce the cost of financing RES and whether we can apply this to other policy schemes in other countries.