Financing clean energy projects in emerging countries

In this new episode of our series of webinars on local content, community development and financing of energy and extractive projects, Remi Piet, Ph.D, our Senior Partner at Embellie Advisory is joined by key experts in clean energy financing : Michael Waldron, Head of Investment Unit, Energy Supply and Investment Outlooks Division at the International Energy Agency (IEA) ; Valerie Marcel, Associate Fellow at ChatamHouse ; Stephanie Shumsky, Senior Advisor, Environmental and Social Risks at FinDev Canada.

Among several topics discussed, this webinar adresses :

– the role that development finance can play in helping catalyze clean energy investments as well as ways to expand clean energy fundraising opportunities.

– how renewable energy companies are best able to develop successful projects in Latin America and Africa

– best practices for energy projects developers on how to best mitigate socioeconomic risk and improve the trickling down of investments in the local economy.

Click HERE to view the video of the webinar.

Mining Coffee Chats were weekly meetings held by Dr. Remi Piet, as part then of AMI. Remi explored important topics affecting the mining industry with expert speakers, and discussed with attendees the challenges they faced during COVID-19 and beyond.

The Embellie Advisory Mining Coffee Chats are now held in collaboration with the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance, a New-York based NGO focused on ESG investments.

To find out more about Embellie Advisory’s consulting work in the area of risk management for mining investors and companies, please explore our recent webinars, case studies and whitepapers.

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Dr. Remi Piet

Dr. Remi Piet is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Embellie Advisory. Remi leads political and other risk analysis activities for the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors in Latin America and West Africa. He has worked on projects in more than 60 countries across Latin America, Africa and Europe and taught at several universities including the University of Miami, HEC (Paris) and Qatar University. Be it a snapshot country and counterparty risk analysis ahead of an asset purchase, the on-going monitoring of on-the-ground risks or the development of local sustainable value with stakeholders, Remi has a long track record of success building collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders.