This technical document aims to accelerate the adoption of clean energy technologies, by facilitating the development of a policy framework for promoting climate-friendly investment in South Asia. Its specific objectives are to: 1) systematically and objectively evaluate and compare the enabling environments for private sector investment in clean energy technologies; and 2) construct a Climate Investment Readiness Index (CIRI) for South Asian countries to capture the multitude of incentives and barriers to clean energy investment, with the aim of facilitating comparisons of the readiness of different countries to support such investment.

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Organization: WB

Topics: Finance, Energy, Technology, Policy Instruments, Financial Mechanisms

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English