Author Archive: Christa Ebert

Operations Director Christa Ebert is a past Campbell-Steinbacher Endowed Fellow at the Cleveland-based Neighborhood Progress Inc. and has worked for non-profit organizations that include Hard-Hatted Women and Ohio Citizen Action.

SAVE THE DATE: IEEFA’S Energy Finance Training is March 12-14, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: IEEFA’S Energy Finance Training is March 12-14, 2018

About Energy Finance 2018 The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) holds an annual training program to help advocacy organizations and attorneys improve their own financial literacy. The training provides participants with ideas for how they can use financial issues in their campaigns, and helps them connect with other advocates. This training program […]

November 29, 2017 Read More →

2017 Webinars

SLIDES: Understanding Project Finance and Coal Power Transaction . SLIDES: Power Plant Data Mining    SLIDES: How to read a 10-k    

March 2, 2017 Read More →
Energy Finance Training 2017

Energy Finance Training 2017

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis and Columbia Law School brought together environmental advocates and attorneys from around the world for a three-day training program in New York City. The conference covered current developments in the coal, natural gas, renewable energy, and electric utility industries. It is designed to provide advocates and attorneys […]

November 30, 2016 Read More →

Puerto Rican Business Groups File Legal Challenge to Hike In Electric Rates Forced by PREPA Restructuring Deal

Widespread Opposition to “An Unnecessary and Direct Hit to Puerto Rico’s Already Struggling Economy”; Warning: “No-Limit” Rate Scheme Could “Unravel” Debt Restructuring Plan.

(SAN JUAN) — August 18, 2016 – Audio link to press conference  A group of nine leading Puerto Rico industry and business associations are joining in an unprecedented legal challenge to a Puerto Rico Energy Commission (PREC) move to impose the first in a series of unlimited, “blank check” rate increases under the controversial debt-restructuring agreement […]

August 18, 2016 Read More →

New IEEFA Report: ‘Sub-Critical Australia’ East Coast Grid Needs an Electricity Market Plan

SYDNEY 17 May 2016 (IEEFA.org) – Australia’s east coast electricity market currently faces a disorderly transition resulting in the potential for black-outs and poor social and environmental outcomes, according to ‘Sub-Critical Australia,’ a new report released today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). According to the report, Australia’s National Energy Market […]

May 16, 2016 Read More →

IEEFA Press Release: Coal Decline Steepens in 2016

Indian Coal Imports Drop 15% in April 2016, Again; China’s Jan-April 2016 Coal Production Down 6.8%

Monday 16 May, 2016: Expectations that 2015 marked the low point in the thermal coal cycle are already looking severely misplaced following Indian reports showing coal imports in April 2016 declined 15% year on year (yoy). The calendar year to-April 2016 saw a record 18.7% yoy decline in imports to 64.3 million tonnes (Mt). “The […]

May 15, 2016 Read More →
Declaration of David Schlissel, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases: State of West Virginia v. USEPA

Declaration of David Schlissel, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases: State of West Virginia v. USEPA

  Declaration of David Schlissel, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases: State of West Virginia v. USEPA , (pdf)  

December 31, 2015 Read More →
Declaration of Tom Sanzillo, IEEFA- State of West Virginia v. USEPA, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases

Declaration of Tom Sanzillo, IEEFA- State of West Virginia v. USEPA, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases

  Declaration of Tom Sanzillo, IEEFA- State of West Virginia v. USEPA, Case No. 15-1363 and Consolidated Cases (pdf)    

December 31, 2015 Read More →
Report: Wollongong Coal Ltd’s Russell Vale Coal Mine A Likely Stranded Asset

Report: Wollongong Coal Ltd’s Russell Vale Coal Mine A Likely Stranded Asset

Wollongong Coal Ltd’s Russell Vale Coal Mine A Likely Stranded Asset (pdf)

December 18, 2015 Read More →
Past Peak Coal in China

Past Peak Coal in China

Past Peak Coal in China, Nov 2015  Chinese translation of press release (pdf)

November 15, 2015 Read More →