PPPs in energy infrastructure

Regional experiences in light of the global energy crisis

As the world goes through a major energy crisis, the use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for gas, wind, hydroelectric power, solar energy and coal projects has been the preferred model for the UN and other international financial institutions (IFIs). Is this a working and sustainable model? Or is it overly expensive and a danger to human rights? A summary report and 8 reports on individual projects point to the latter.