Infrastructure Investment & Finance

Entrepreneurship interview

On March 11, 2018, in Sustainable Finance, by Joe Nyangon

The 2018 International Women’s Day marked as a new report, Giving Credit Where It Is Due: Spotlight on the G20, Goldman Sachs Asset Management estimates that women-owned SMEs in ten high-growth-potential countries– Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey – face a credit gap of $160 billion.

Technology enabled smart city


How can a technology enabled city with a smarter infrastructure (water, energy and travel) provide services efficiently? In this video Chris Kohlmann from the City of Dubuque, Iowa discusses how IBM Research and Watson technology enabled a Smarter City program. The City of Dubuque partnered with IBM Research to carry out a smarter water project, smarter electric including electric meters and smarter travel.

Mobilizing public and private capital

On August 13, 2015, in Infrastructure Investment & Finance, by Joe Nyangon

The energy market in the United States is undergoing a dramatic transformation, driven by technological advancement, market dynamics, and better policies and laws—none of which was a decade ago. Venture capitalists made huge profits from the computing boom of the 1980s, the internet boom of the 1990s, and now think the next boom will happen […]

Financing the global green energy transformation

On August 3, 2013, in Project & Infrastructure Finance, by Joe Nyangon

Talk by Jochen Harnisch, division head of the competence center environment and climate at KFW, at Stanford‘s Precourt Institute for Energy on financing required for global green energy transformation. KFW is the development bank of Germany and Dr. Harnisch coordinates strategy and product development for climate protection and adaptation to climate change in developing and industrializing countries.

New York announces $107M for solar power

On October 11, 2012, in Sustainable Finance, by Joe Nyangon

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is seeking proposals for large scale solar power installations to benefit from a $107 million investment from the state’s solar initiative. Under the NY-Sun Competitive PV Program, a total of $36.4 million will be available in 2012 and $70.5 million in 2013. The first round proposals […]