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Nathan Weatherstone in the Media

"Renewables are advancing at a much greater pace than we thought in 2015"

Global Financial Markets Forum, Abu Dhabi, 2 March 2016.

Nathan Weatherstone, Head of Sustainable Business at NBAD says that the developing world has attracted more capital inflows in renewable energy than the 30 member states of the OECD. What this means is that the developing world can leapfrog the traditional grid-base systems towards a more energy efficient, perhaps distributed, off-grid energy solution.

Policy makers, developers and the financial community need to come together to work out ways in which to attract new pools of capital and liquidity into the renewable sector: for example Institutional capital markets, be they equity capital markets or debt capital markets; pools of finance which we think will be a major major driving force for the renewable sector when they come in line.

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