Local Renewables Freiburg Jamie Brown Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
Collaborating Centre <ul><li>MOU signed with UNEP </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on an ongoing basis </li></ul><ul><li>Dist...
Projects <ul><ul><ul><li>Public finance forum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity Building programme in financing...
Visualised Projects <ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity building for insurance companies. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capacit...
SEFI Public Finance Forum <ul><li>Under the remit of UNEP-SEFI </li></ul><ul><li>Managed by BASE </li></ul><ul><li>In coll...
SEFI Public Finance Forum <ul><li>Forum?  Aliiance? Collaborative? </li></ul><ul><li>International platform for  </li></ul...
The CESA Model <ul><li>16 State funds, 2 State agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Managed by CEG </li...
Examples of relevant programmes <ul><ul><li>R&D grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology or business incubators </li><...
Examles of eligible agencies <ul><li>Carbon Trust (UK) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Energy Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Sent...
Service Proposition <ul><li>Peer interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and develop areas for  collaboration </li></ul><ul...
Activities <ul><li>Monthly call seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Biannual general meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Steering committee ...
Where are we now? <ul><li>Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Founding members‘ meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Call seminar pilot ...
Thank You <ul><li>Project Manager: Jamie Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie. [email_address] . org </li></ul>Bäumleingasse 22  ...
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  1. 1. Local Renewables Freiburg Jamie Brown Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
  2. 2. Collaborating Centre <ul><li>MOU signed with UNEP </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on an ongoing basis </li></ul><ul><li>Distinct from contractors </li></ul>http://sefi.unep.org
  3. 3. Projects <ul><ul><ul><li>Public finance forum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity Building programme in financing RE/EE targeting local banks in Central America (Mexico, CABEI) and Chile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transaction support facility –Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Risk Management Instruments for Renewable Energy Projects study – SEFI project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BASE Forum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SEFI - SEF-directory, manage WEB page, technical reports. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Visualised Projects <ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity building for insurance companies. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity Building for Microfinance in RE projects. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. SEFI Public Finance Forum <ul><li>Under the remit of UNEP-SEFI </li></ul><ul><li>Managed by BASE </li></ul><ul><li>In collaboration with CEG </li></ul><ul><li>With funding support from the Oak Foundation </li></ul>
  6. 6. SEFI Public Finance Forum <ul><li>Forum? Aliiance? Collaborative? </li></ul><ul><li>International platform for </li></ul><ul><li>public finance practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Member-driven </li></ul><ul><li>Modeled after CESA </li></ul>
  7. 7. The CESA Model <ul><li>16 State funds, 2 State agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Managed by CEG </li></ul><ul><li>Working with us on the SEFI version </li></ul>
  8. 8. Examples of relevant programmes <ul><ul><li>R&D grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology or business incubators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft or contingent loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mezzanine finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk mitigation, guarantees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public-Private VC funds </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Examles of eligible agencies <ul><li>Carbon Trust (UK) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Energy Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>SenterNovem (Netherlands) </li></ul><ul><li>KfW, GTZ (Germany) </li></ul><ul><li>Sitra (Finland) </li></ul><ul><li>IDEA (Spain) </li></ul><ul><li>ADEME (France) </li></ul><ul><li>London Development Authority </li></ul><ul><li>EIB, EBRD </li></ul><ul><li>All levels of government </li></ul>
  10. 10. Service Proposition <ul><li>Peer interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and develop areas for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Implement joint projects </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and disseminate best practice </li></ul><ul><li>Represent the common voice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint communiques or recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Individual member services </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage support </li></ul><ul><li>Pool resources </li></ul>
  11. 11. Activities <ul><li>Monthly call seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Biannual general meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Steering committee meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Conference calls on special topics </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Joint projects </li></ul><ul><li>Listserv and website </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach and partnership development </li></ul><ul><li>Global mapping </li></ul>
  12. 12. Where are we now? <ul><li>Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Founding members‘ meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Call seminar pilot series </li></ul><ul><li>Kickoff meeting, Fall ‘07 </li></ul><ul><li>Additional foundation fundraising </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You <ul><li>Project Manager: Jamie Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie. [email_address] . org </li></ul>Bäumleingasse 22 CH-4051 Basel Tel +41 (0) 61 283 0918 Fax +41 (0) 61 271 1010 http: //www . energy-base .org http: //sefi . unep . org http: //www . sef-directory .net

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