Institutions' Handcuffed by Renewable Energy Red Tape

Giardina, Michael
March 2013
Investment Management Mandate Pipeline;3/ 7/2013, p6
The article focuses on the current restrictions imposed on institutional investors to invest in renewable energy as of 2013. According to the study "The Challenges of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy" released by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) in March, infrastructure funds or other pooled investment vehicles could assist in easing these restrictions. The CPI said the number of investors with access to renewable energy projects could be increased by these funds.


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