Third Party Financing Achieving its Potential
Article from: OGEL 5 (2004), in The Energy Charter Treaty
Difficult access to financing remains an important barrier to improved energy efficiency, and the Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects (PEEREA) clearly addresses the need to identify appropriate financing mechanisms and innovative solutions for improved energy efficiency. For several years the concept of third party financing (TPF) has been promoted as an innovative technique for financing both energy efficiency and renewable energy projects but delivered only limited results to date in economies in transition. The present report is ...