International Clean Energy Funds: A Review

  • Rita Pandey
  • Sanjay Bali
  • Nandita Mongia
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)
Appropriate structure, and efficient administration and operation are critical for the success of clean energy funds irrespective of their objectives. This chapter examines the structure and operation of five international clean energy funds with a view to identifying the principles and practices which we may learn from improving the design and functioning of the NCEF. The following Funds have been examined:
  1. a.

    Green municipal fund (GMF) of the federation of Canadian municipalities (FCM),1 Canada.

  2. b.

    California clean energy fund (CalCEF), California, USA.

  3. c.

    Energy conservation promotion fund (ENCON), Thailand.

  4. d.

    Clean energy finance corporation (CEFC), Australia.

  5. e.

    Malaysian electricity supply industries trust account (MESITA), Malaysia.


Review of Funds and Learning for NCEF

This section presents stylized facts about each of the above fund. This is based on an analysis of the structure and operation of these Funds based on information available from the secondary sources....


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  1. Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) (2011) Report on the clean energy finance corporation: helping Australia compete in the renewable energy raceGoogle Scholar
  2. CALCEF (2004) Available at
  3. Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) (2012) Report of the expert review panelGoogle Scholar
  4. Green Municipal Fund—Annual Report (GMF) (2012–2013) Available at Last accessed on 20 Nov 2013, p 1
  5. MESITA (1997) Available at
  6. UNDP (2012) Environment and energy program’s case study report on Thailand energy conservation fundGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.New DelhiIndia
  3. 3.DwarkaIndia

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