As feed-in tariffs gain traction as a policy mechanism of choice, we must keep in mind the bigger picture of the financial health of developing country electricity sectors.
WRI engages in low-carbon development and climate adaptation work in Thailand. Learn more about our Measurement and Performance Tracking initiative.
Bottom-Up Perspectives on Smart Renewable Energy Policy in Developing Countries
This working paper identifies key components of smart renewable
energy policy in developing countries, focusing on
the power sector. It also provides recommendations
for maximizing the effectiveness of international
support for deployment of renewable energies,
More than 65 percent of coral reefs in the Indian Ocean region are at risk from local threats (i.e., coastal development, overfishing/destructive fishing, marine-based pollution, and/or watershed-base
Developing countries are expecting billions of dollars to fund a clean energy transformation. How can they ensure this money is spent in the public interest?
Taking the Pulse of Asia’s Financial Community
This working paper frames the key challenges to analyzing the financial impacts of emerging environmental trends in South and Southeast Asia.
Financial Impacts of Energy, Water and Climate Risks on Real Estate in Asia
This report presents a framework to assess risks associated with energy security, water scarcity, and climate change for the real estate sector in Southeast Asia. It also discusses financial opportunities in the region’s growing green building market.
Financial Risks from Water Constraints on Power Generation in Asia
This report presents a framework for investors and analysts to assess the risk of impacts from water-related issues, including growing water scarcity and declining water quality, on thermal and hydroelectric power generation plants.
WRI mapped water scarcity data with plant locations for the largest publicly listed power generation companies in Southeast Asia.
Financial Impacts of Climate Change and Water Scarcity on Asia’s Food and Beverage Sector
This report identifies the potential financial impacts arising from climate change and water scarcity on the food and beverage sector in South and Southeast Asia.
A Governance Analysis of Electricity; India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand
Based on experiences in India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand, this report makes the case for greater attention to how electricity sector decisions are made -- and the need for greater public involvement and scrutiny.