Financing the future of energy

The opportunity for the Gulf’s financial services sector

Financing the future of sustainable energy offers excellent opportunities for the banking sector in the Gulf region.

The 2016 report provides an overview of trends in the global renewable energy sector between the start of 2015 and
March 2016, with a particular focus on the Gulf and the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

It is intended as an update to the Financing the Future of Energy report, which was published in March 2015. It presents
the most significant actions taken to support sustainable energy over the past 12 months, and the most recently stated targets that will shape activity over the decade to come.

The report assesses which technologies show the greatest potential for future development and deployment, and what needs to happen to stimulate further action on clean energy in the region.

The argument that the Future of Energy Report makes has four pillars