As the cleantech energy transition accelerates, the finance options open to cleantech companies is rapidly broadening. Everyone from early-stage start-ups to long-term players active in the cleantech market will increasingly want access to newer and a broader range of finance options to help them scale and pivot rapidly. The ease of matching investors with potential cleantech investments that strike the balance between an appropriate level of risk and reward will increasingly gain importance. What are some of the new finance options available to industry players today? Which finance options offer better chances of helping different cleantech scale rapidly? Which clean technologies are proving more attractive to investors in the short term? Are there any new finance options on the horizon that could expedite the pace of the energy transition?
Associate Director, Solar & Energy Storage Research
President & Chief Executive Officer, NGIF Capital
Managing Partner, NGIF Cleantech Ventures
United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
Senior Regional Representative - South Asia, Indo-Pacific Region
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer