IFC's proprietary analysis of climate-smart investment opportunities in EMENA, in collaboration with A.T. Kearney, the global management consulting firm, and Eco Ltd, sustainable energy sector specialists, estimates a conservative investment potential of $640 billion up to 2020 distributed across the region in the following sectors:
$270 billion in renewable energy generation, rehabilitation of power infrastructure, and improved transmission and distribution.
$240 billion in energy efficiency in the commercial and consumer sectors, via building insulation, appliance upgrades, lighting, and water and space heating.
At least $60 billion in cement, metals, and manufacturing, via improved industrial processes and equipment upgrades.
About $70 billion in improved water usage, including for power.