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As of: January 2018

Engaging the Banking Sector in financing sustainbale energy in Mexiko


Objective and activities

The project developed training programmes to equip professionals from local banks and financial institutions with the skills they need to evaluate investment projects in renewable energies. In order to determine the risks of renewable energy investments, staff in the banking sector needs expertise in a range of areas such as the specifics of different kinds of renewable energy or the sale of electricity. The project was also developing an instrument that banking professionals could use to calculate the carbon reduction potential of sustainable energy investments. The training programmes had been designed as e-learning courses, which means that they can also be used in other Latin American countries.

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • Training has been delivered to 27 bankers from Mexico and other Latin American countries on developing financial products for low-emission technologies
  • Two energy efficiency projects in the hotel sector have been financed by two local banks
  • A knowledge centre has been set up which can be used to carry out future training programmes

Project data

Country:
Mexico

Implementing organisation:
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH

Partner institution(s):
Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE);Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE)

BMUB grant:
€ 209,700

Duration:
08/2009 till 07/2010

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