China has made significant achievements in improving its energy efficiency and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in recent years, mainly through rolling out regulations with large, state‐owned enterprises, which tend to be the country’s biggest emitters. Such policy enforcement efforts‐although have shown fast and impressive results – have left the majority of the smaller and privately-owned companies unaffected, and thus impeding further major breakthroughs in the country’s mitigation efforts. China SME Report
Publish Date: 6/13/13
IFC’s China Utility-based Energy Efficiency Finance (CHUEE) Program is an innovative market-based solution to China’s energy and environmental challenges. IFC, the member of the World Bank Group focused on private sector development, has been working in the sustainable energy finance space across more than 30 countries since 1998, supporting banks grow their sustainable energy finance business. IFC delivers the CHUEE program under the leadership of and with financial support from the Chinese Ministry of Finance, the
Global Environment Facility (GEF), Finland and Norway.
Publish Date: 4/1/13
The report provides a comprehensive overview and recommendations to assist financial institutions with forming partnerships with ESCOs. While the study focuses on China’s ESCO market, the ESCO experiences gained in China can facilitate engagement in a rapidly emerging global market that is playing an increasingly important role in energy efficiency financing.
Publish Date: 11/30/12