IEEFA

The Time for Battery Storage & Green Hydrogen Is Here, Says IEEFA Note

A new briefing note from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) states that battery storage and green hydrogen will be vital to India’s energy transition goals, especially the goal of 450 GW of renewables by 2030. “Grid-scale energy storage technologies will play a critical role in India’s decarbonisation journey, helping to integrate the 450 […]

Read more

UK to Pump $1.2 B into Green Projects in India: 11th Eco & Fin Dialogue

At the 11th India-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) held yesterday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak signed off a $1.2 billion package of public and private investment in green projects and renewable energy to boost India’s green growth ambitions. The dialogue saw the announcement of new steps to tackle climate change […]

Read more

Floating Solar On A Growth Path

In Solar’s rise to pre-eminence from a fringe renewable energy option just a decade back, it’s time to consider the rise of floating solar (also called floatovoltaics in many cases). To think that it did not even exist at any scale till 2013. The earliest patent on floating solar was taken out only in 2008. […]

Read more

Solar Powered Irrigation Would Accelerate India’s Energy Transition: IEEFA

In a new report, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says that solar pumps help to expand distributed solar generation while catering to agriculture’s vast power demand. And in India, Solar-powered irrigation can help achieve its Energy Transition as the country is already lagging far behind its near-term target of 40GW of […]

Read more

Pakistan’s ending Coal Imports to hit South African coal’s prospects: IEEFA

The growing and irreversible risks being faced by South African coal exporters As Thungela Resources’ CEO attempts to talk up the future of the Anglo American coal spin-off, South Africa’s second largest coal export destination Pakistan is planning to bring coal imports to an end. Thungela CEO July Ndlovu recently stated that a “just transition” […]

Read more

New Energy Master Plan Must Aim to Favor Bangladesh Over Japan: IEEFA

JICA must deliver a low or zero emissions plan as promised, not fund Matarbari 2 coal plant Clear understandings from the Bangladesh government’s recently released 8th Five-Year Plan must be incorporated into the new energy and power master plan currently under development by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to drive zero carbon transformation and […]

Read more

As RE Continues to Expand, India’s Battery Storage Market a Sleeping Giant: IEEFA

Grid integration of large-scale variable renewables will be one of India’s biggest challenges as it aspires to decarbonise its power economy through deployment of 450 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy (RE) by 2030. Reaching this target from the current installed renewable capacity of 93 GW will require average annual renewable capacity additions of ~35 GW. […]

Read more

Regulatory Over-reach in South Australia’s Switch-off of Household Rooftop Solar

IEEFA has detailed a ‘worrying’ precedent in South Australia where rooftop solar systems can be remotely switched off without householders’ knowledge. A new briefing note from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) details a ‘worrying’ precedent in South Australia where new measures allow for rooftop solar systems to be remotely switched off […]

Read more

Bangladesh Needs a Renewables Focus, Not a Switch From ‘Coal to Gas’: IEEFA

Renewables are cheaper and more sustainable than gas imports, and can provide better energy security in developing nations The emerging markets of Bangladesh and Vietnam are alluring for foreign energy companies looking to make money in the region. But these nations stand to lose both economically and environmentally through a pivot from coal to gas. […]

Read more
      SUBSCRIBE NEWS LETTER
Scroll