Financing Sustainable Urban Transport through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

Date : January 19, 2022

The Smart Cities Mission will require significant amounts of capital to meet the rapidly growing requirements of cites. One way for cities to generate additional funds is Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). The Smart Cities Mission has placed significant emphasis on the PPP model encouraging the private sector to mobilize capital, technology and other resources. Such partnerships can support gover...

Improving Finance for Clean Energy Access in India

Date : January 17, 2022

Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) enterprises have immense potential to meet India's energy needs, particularly in rural areas. Shakti facilitated the development of a multi-approach programme to enhance access to finance for DRE enterprises by : providing technical assistance services to DRE enterprises and financial institutions, designing alternate financing facilities, and designing a frame...

Climate Risk Pricing Approaches for Investment Portfolios in India

Date : December 12, 2021

Given India’s extremely high sensitivity to climate-risk , it is important to develop advanced frameworks for our local context that can assist in climate risk identification and quantification for investment portfolios and suggest options for appropriate climate risk mitigation. Doing so requires an understanding of the current level of deployment of climate-risk quantification & pricing approa...