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In Yemen, Solar Power Has Become a Lifeline

Jan 22, 2021

In Yemen, Solar Power Has Become a Lifeline

Farmers are tapping the power of the sun to boost their crops.

Expanding Business During COVID-19

Sep 30, 2020

Expanding Business During COVID-19

EBRD’s former leader, Suma Chakrabarti, highlights the need for more investors in developing countries, plus more climate business.

Investors Forecast Bright Future for Mini-Grids in Africa

Jun 10, 2020

Investors Forecast Bright Future for Mini-Grids in Africa

International organizations explore different approaches to remove barriers that could spur more private investment.

Building Green—the Business Case

Dec 3, 2019

Building Green—the Business Case

A new IFC report finds a huge potential for green buildings—and shows how developers, banks, and governments are rapidly building markets.

Carbon Pricing Ushers in New Investment Opportunities

Sep 23, 2019

Carbon Pricing Ushers in New Investment Opportunities

Putting a price on carbon can advance innovation and lead to the development of new industries, according to a new report.

Replacing Fossil Fuel Generators Offers Clean-Energy Options

Sep 18, 2019

Replacing Fossil Fuel Generators Offers Clean-Energy Options

A new study reveals the long-term costs of backup generators in developing countries—and points to solutions.

In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

Mar 13, 2019

In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

As the world’s largest solar installation is built, IFC helps ensure the project adheres to high labor, environmental, and health and safety standards.

Climate Financing in Africa Accelerates Alongside Urbanization

Mar 11, 2019

Climate Financing in Africa Accelerates Alongside Urbanization

The One Planet Summit in Nairobi explores Africa’s climate-related challenges—and pioneering solutions that may benefit other cities in the continent.

Wind Energy Powers New Possibilities for the Dominican Republic

Aug 29, 2018

Wind Energy Powers New Possibilities for the Dominican Republic

A new wind farm will diversify the country’s energy matrix and ease its dependence on fossil fuels, contributing to a reduction in greenhouse emissions.

Antalya Stays on Track for Sustainable Growth

May 22, 2018

Antalya Stays on Track for Sustainable Growth

A new tram line is expected to reduce traffic congestion and improve living standards in one of Turkey’s fastest growing cities.