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Appendix Ten: Opportunities for the financial sector in financing low- income housing energy projects in South Africa 1 2 3 4 5

This paper explores the opportunities available for financial institutions in low-income housing sustainable energy projects in South Africa. It will consider what contribution the financial sector can make, as well as the terms under which it might do so.

  • Project reference number: 10307023
  • Countries: South Africa
  • Language: English
  • Type of Document: Best practices / Case study
  • Project Sector: RE
  • Output technology (primary): Renewable Energy (general)
  • Project Theme: Finance & Business
  • Output expertise (primary): ESCos
  • Output expertise (secondary): Funds and finance facilities
  • Type of Implementing Organisation: NGO
  • Target audience: Financing Institutions
  • Dated: 2006
  • Desirability of diffusion: Medium
  • Project title: Developing a financial model for renewable energy upgrade interventions in urban low income housing, South Africa
  • Project description:
    To develop a financial model appropriate to the South African context that will enable the national replication of the 'low income urban housing energy upgrade project', currently being piloted in Kuyasa, Cape Town. This development process will consider both CDM and TREC financing mechanisms, for which the energy upgrade project is eligible.
  • Project: year funded: 2005/2006
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  • SWH training

    Rudi Hillermann on Mar.07.2012 at 12:07 AM, her/his rating: 1 2 3 4 5

    In KwaZulu-Natal we have just had a learning workshop organised by MILE, based within the eThekwini Municipality.
    Please visit to access workshop documents.
    Follow-up training will follow

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