Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Why Prices Skyrocketed at the Power Exchange: IEEFA

With electricity demand in India recently peaking, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) explores the supply and demand conditions that led to recent price spikes in the evening peak hours, starting in August through to September 2021. Electricity demand in India has peaked and dropped markedly as the […]

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Accepting Gas Power Plants as Sustainable Investments in Asian Taxonomies Heightens Greenwash Risk: IEEFA

Incorporating gas-powered generation as a sustainable investment into Asian taxonomies could have unintended consequences, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Doing so could lock Asia into a high-emitting future while also posing a credibility and greenwashing problem that Asian policymakers and ESG debt investors would be wise […]

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Why Australia is a Bigger Carbon Pariah Than We Think: IEEFA

In the following timely piece, Adrian Blundell-Wignall, guest contributor for Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), discusses the role played by Australia’s Scope III emissions in the world’s carbon footprint: The Glasgow summit on climate change is looming, and we continue to see Australia pretending to be a small emitter of carbon dioxide on […]

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Judicious Land Use Needed for Net-zero India: IEEFA

Judicious planning of land use for solar and wind generation will help India to achieve its renewable energy ambitions, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis’ (IEEFA) new report which examines how much land would be needed for the country to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. IEEFA has calculated that if India […]

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RE Investment in India Bounces Back from COVID-19 Slowdown: IEEFA

Renewable energy investment is rising again in India following the slowdown in the previous financial year due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, finds a new briefing note by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). In the first four months of this financial year (FY), from April to July 2021, investment […]

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C&I Rooftop to Add 1875 MW Solar Capacity in India in 2021: IEEFA, JMK

India’s commercial and industrial (C&I) segment in calendar year 2021 is estimated to grow by 47% on a year-over-year basis to add 1,875 MW of new capacity, shows a new report published by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research. The report titled “Emerging technology trends in the C&I rooftop solar market in […]

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India’s Solar Power Tariffs Rising After Hitting Record Lows in 2020: IEEFA

Solar tariffs are deflationary. Prices have fallen by 75% in seven years in India, and in 2020 solar tariffs hit record lows, writes Vibhuti Garg, Energy Economist and Lead India at Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). From 2019 to the first quarter of 2020, most of India’s newly-auctioned solar projects saw tariffs […]

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Impact of Global Shift of Funds Away From Fossil Fuels on India: IEEFA

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Net Zero Emissions (NZE) roadmap by 2050 is compatible with the Paris goal of restricting the temperature increase to below 1.5 degree Celsius. As per the NZE roadmap, the use of unabated fossil fuels declines sharply to just over a fifth of the total energy supply. More than two-thirds of […]

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Vietnam’s PDP8 Delay Can Unlock More Cost-Effective RE: IEEFA

The key is to refine new strategies and improve market structures Vietnam’s Power Development Master Plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2045 (PDP8), was expected to be signed off at the end of March during the last days of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s administration, but it hit an unexpected delay. Rather than being […]

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