Good Project Preparation Maximizes Financial Viability/Bankability

By Stacy Swann and Brandon Yeh The differences between financing large scale energy infrastructure and small- or medium sized energy projects cannot be overstated. And yet, in many parts of the world, access to basic and modern energy services – including lighting and cooking – is provided specifically through smaller projects, and not through large scale energy infrastructure, which can take years to finance and develop. We know energy access is a critical component to development, including the ability to move out of poverty, and as of 2016, an estimated 1.1 billion people do not have access to electricity and [...]