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Unlocking the Potential for Private Sector Participation in District Heating
This report (2014) analyzes barriers to and opportunities for private sector participation in district heating (DH) in the Western Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, as well as in Mongolia and Ukraine. Specifically, the report analyzes the legal and regulatory frameworks for public-private partnerships (PPP) and for DH in each of the countries, including an overview of the primary and secondary legislation, PPP preparation and approval processes, institutional setup of the DH sector, heat tariff-setting procedures, etc. In addition, the report describes international best practice for various business models for private sector participation in DH and provides country-specific recommendations to improve the attractiveness of PPP in the DH sector.
Author: International Finance Corporation
Keywords: private sector, public-private partnerships (PPP), legislation, investment, heat price, business models, case studies, district heating, modernisation, optimisation, local authorities, energy efficiency, regions, financing, heat markets
- Business models and financing
Type of Content
- Report / Study