Please mark your calendars for "Scaling up Financing in the Developing World: The Energy Efficiency Investment Forum." The Forum, held May 8-9, 2006 at the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel in New York, will showcase profitable energy efficiency business opportunities in the developing world.
The Forum will complement the 14th Session on the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD 14). It is sponsored by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP). Co-sponsors include the World Bank, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the US Agency for International Development, and the US Department of State.
Who Should Attend?
• Private Developers
• Utility Representatives
• Energy Service Companies
• Financial Institutions
• International Banks
• Venture Capital Firms
• Senior Policy Makers
• End Users
• International Financial Institutions
Why Should You Attend?
• Meet bankers, entrepreneurs, and others profiting from energy efficiency.
• Improve your understanding of risks/rewards of investing in energy efficiency.
• Enhance your awareness of financial institution requirements for investment.
• Increase your understanding of the conditions for building a profitable energy efficiency portfolio.
• Share successful business models and financial structuring of deals in developing countries that could be replicated.
• Present specific project and business opportunities.
• Network with others in the energy efficiency field.
• Identify co-investment/risk mitigation instruments from local/international banks.