Evaluation of renewable energy investments from public financial institutions

Dominika Čeryová, Jana Ladvenicová, Zuzana Bajusová


Renewable energy sources have become a compelling investment proposition, and investment into renewable power has grown in the recent
years. Scale up renewable energy investment is critical to accelerate the global energy transformation and reap its many benefits, while achieving
climate and development targets. Public finance institutions provide public money to support public and private sector projects as well as
policies and programmes that serve the public good with economic, environmental, or social benefits. Several such institutions have been
established and resourced with the aim of supporting renewable energy investments such as: international financial institutions, development
finance institutions, local financial institutions, export credit agencies, and climate finance institutions. The main aim of this paper was to analyze
the investments provided by this type of institutions in the renewable energy sector in the world with a specific focus on European Union
member states in 2009–2016.

renewable energy, public financial institutions, investments, European Union

Dominika Čeryová, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, Slovakia; e-mail: dominika.ceryova@uniag.sk

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