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The Philippines Power Sector can Reach Resilience by 2021: IEEFA

The Philippines could come out COVID-19 with cheaper electricity prices and a more competitive and reliable power sector a new report from IEEFA details The Philippines could come out COVID-19 with cheaper electricity prices and a more competitive and reliable power sector if it swapped its reliance on expensive coal power for cheaper renewables and […]

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Dramatic Fall in Cost of Funding Behind Record Breaking Solar Tariffs: IEEFA

The cost of solar continued to decline during the pandemic, driven by dramatic falls in the capital cost of solar (solar module costs) and in the cost of funding. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in a new report has detailed that despite the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, during the […]

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Solar Tariffs in India Stabilizes at Lower Rates than Thermal, Coal

The current tariffs in the solar sector in India which are hovering around Rs 2.50-2.87/kWh have stabilised at rates about 20 percent to 30 percent below the cost of existing thermal power in India, and up to half the price of new coal-fired power, said the study. The study, which was undertaken by IEEFA and […]

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The Renewable Energy Transition is Finally Coming to Asia: IEEFA

Despite the current economic shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global renewable energy transition is well underway and it is coming to Asia Despite the current global economic shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global renewable energy transition is well underway and it is coming to Asia according to the latest study by […]

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Facebook Green Energy Goals Speeding Transition in New Mexico: IEEFA

Construction of a major Facebook data center in New Mexico has lifted the local economy and accelerated the state’s transition toward renewable electricity Construction of a major Facebook data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico, has lifted the local economy and accelerated the state’s transition toward renewable-powered electricity, concludes a report published recently by the Institute […]

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Philippines Central Bank Offers Support for Energy Transition and Renewables: IEEFA

The Philippines’ Central Bank has approved a Sustainable Finance Framework to offer new support for energy transition and renewables. The Philippines’ Central Bank (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) has approved a Sustainable Finance Framework to safeguard the financial system from the evolving material hazards from climate change and energy transition risk including stranded assets, the Institute […]

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‘PFC Should Lend More to Renewable Energy Instead of Stranded Assets’

Instead of backing obsolete & uneconomical coal-fired power plants that could soon become stranded assets, state-owned power sector lender, PFC should lend more to support renewable energy capacity addition, suggested by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its new findings. Both Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electric Corporation Ltd (REC) […]

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In Renewables Shadow, who Will Still Fund Coal in India? : Report

Why would any debt/ equity capital providers fund a high emission & polluting new coal power plant at double the cost of deflationary, domestic renewables? The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent nationwide lockdown to curb its spread has highlighted the growing financial risks to India’s coal-fired power plant sector, a technology being superseded by international […]

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Renewables Topped Coal in US Generation Every day in April: IEEFA

New data from the US EIA shows that for the very first time in its history, renewables generated more electricity than coal every day in the month of April. New data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that for the very first time in its history, renewables generated more electricity than coal every […]

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