The CEIA is jointly led by Allotrope Partners, World Resources Institute, and the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, with each partner bringing unique technical skills, networks, and capabilities.
World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization working at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. WRI focuses on six critical areas: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and sustainable cities. As part of the CEIA Team, WRI:
Brings together corporate buyers through the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) and other networks
Offers experience on joint Requests for Proposals in the U.S. and India
Leads training of corporate purchasers and co-leads renewable energy project design
Allotrope Partners is an international clean energy advisory and investment firm specializing in emerging markets and technologies. Allotrope advances initiatives and investments with transformational impacts on the clean economy. As part of the CEIA Team, Allotrope:
Catalyzes public-private dialogue to scale investment in low-carbon technologies and businesses
Offers extensive experience in financial modelling and business case analysis
Co-leads renewable energy project design and leads deal structuring
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a U.S. government funded research laboratory focused on developing and commercializing clean energy technologies and working to apply innovative methodologies and tools. As part of the CEIA Team, NREL:
Assesses project feasibility, grid integration considerations, and the enabling environment
Leads government engagement and policy and regulatory strengthening
Amplifies lessons through networks, such as the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership
The CEIA Team collaborates across a range of local and international partners to harness the best on-the-ground expertise and maximize effectiveness.
The CEIA was launched in partnership with the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) and collaborates with its Finance Working Group and regional platforms to share learning across networks and amplify our impact.
The CEIA works closely with the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA), a global coalition of over 100 large companies committed to clean energy purchasing. This collaboration is particularly integrated in Vietnam where the CEIA leads the REBA Vietnam Working Group.
Financial support for the CEIA is provided by the U.S. and German governments and a range of public, private, and philanthropic partners.