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For standard energy efﬁciency projects, public support is needed to help put effective project investment delivery systems in place to capture unrealized potential. Objectives and issues are clear, as described in most of the balance of this report. Including restructuring projects within speciﬁc energy efﬁciency ﬁnancing schemes may or may not be appropriate, depending upon the case. What is essential is to ensure that the different due diligence and appraisal focus and skills required for these projects are brought to bear.
Combined with the previous bullet, this implies a focus upon organizational and institutional arrangements (“deal structuring”) that deliver positive incentives 14 OVERVIEW for all actors without relying upon long-term market-distorting subsidies. Suggestions resulting from operational experience with the main types of energy efficiency investment delivery mechanisms are summarized below. Energy efficiency lending through local commercial banks offers the highest prospect of program sustainability and large-scale impact.
S. dollars). S. dollars). The ﬁgure below shows the wide range of cost effectiveness of various technologies. Still, more than 80 percent of the projects surveyed recovered their investment costs through energy cost savings within 30 months. S. cents per kWh over a 10-year lifetime) that are substantially below the costs that most ﬁnal consumers have to pay for electricity. Not surprisingly, investments in countries such as India or China tend to be far more cost-effective than in industrialized countries.