Panellists at the Mobilising Capital For a Growing Challenge' session at the Green Investment Group's Green Energy Conference in London. Left to right: Rhian-Mari Thomas, CEO, Green Finance Initiative; Harry Boyd-Carpenter, head of energy, EMEA, EBRD; Martin Ewald, managing director, Allianz Global Investors; Mark Dooley, global head, Green Investment Group; Emma Howard Boyd, chair, UK Environment Agency; Jameela Pedicini, executive director, climate finance initiatives at Bloomberg. Photo: Leigh Collins
'Lack of green finance in emerging markets is stifling renewables'
Currency and regulatory risks, as well as civil service bottlenecks, are holding back renewables growth in sunny and windy countries, making the Paris Agreement harder to achieve, conference hears