Accessing the Craft 3 plugin store on local dev environment

On installation I wasn't able to load the plugin store and the JS console showed a 500 error for /index.php?p=admin/actions/plugin-store/plugin-store-data which when loaded in the browser revealed:

cURL error 60: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate (see

What I did was download a certificate from and save it locally. Then update WAMP's php.ini with the following:

curl.cainfo = "C:\wamp64\cacert.pem"