Reviewing performance and learning lessons from energy sectors, using comparative case studies and counterfactual analysis to assess what works, where ... Read more
Blending private and public finance
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Blending private and public finance into viable deal structures, combining government and multilateral grants, loans and guarantees with commercial finance to create bankable structures that deliver government policy objectives and appropriate risk-adjusted returns for investors.
Castalia helped a private equity firm identify organizations able to provide viability gap funding for 46 MW biomass plant in Côte d’Ivoire. The government of Côte d’Ivoire’s expectations for the tariff to be paid for power from the biomass plant created a viability gap which needed grant funding to close. Read more
Castalia designed the Energy Smart Fund to help households and businesses invest in energy-saving technologies, solar water heaters, and small-scale solar PV systems. The cost of electricity was too high in Barbados. Installing solar systems and energy efficient technologies could help save energy, money, and emissions—but lack of finance made these investments unaffordable for most households and businesses Read more