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Energizing Finance 2021

The latest version of Energizing Finance includes two reports:  

Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape 2021 tracks finance for electricity and clean cooking committed in 2019 to 20 Sub-Saharan African and Asian countries – known as the high-impact countries (HICs) – that together are home to more than 80 percent of people globally without energy access. This report was developed in partnership with Climate Policy Initiative, and it is the fifth edition of Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape.  

Energizing Finance: Taking the Pulse 2021 presents findings on the estimated volume and type of finance needed by enterprises and customers to achieve universal energy access for both electricity and clean cooking by 2030 in three focus countries: Mozambique, Ghana and Vietnam. This report was developed in partnership with Dalberg Advisors, and it is the third edition of Energizing Finance: Taking the Pulse. 

The following knowledge briefs were also published under the Energizing Finance research series in 2021: 

Coal Power Finance in High-Impact Countries

A Framework for Tracking Cooling Investment 

Tracked finance for electricity in high-impact countries (USD billion)