IEEFA In the News

Gas Debacle – The truth behind SA’s power price surge. Why we pay the highest price in the world.

July 11th, 2018

MichaelWest.com.au and Today/Tonight Adelaide: Australia is destined to become the world’s biggest exporter of gas, writes analyst Bruce Robertson. Importing gas to solve the challenge of rampaging gas prices is ludicrous and only paves the way for the gas cartel to further profiteer at the expense of consumers. The answer is clear; a “domestic reservation […]

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Speed bumps ahead as smart cars and clean energy fuel China’s rise

July 11th, 2018

Asia Times: It used to be all about Ford, GM, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Now, the fast lane in the auto industry resembles a Beijing highway during the bumper-to-bumper rush hour period with BYD, Beijing Electric Vehicle Corporation, ZhiDou, Shanghai Auto and Zotye muscling into the market. Fueled by the “Made in China 2025” program, these […]

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Waarom ik aandeelhouder van Shell ben geworden (en jij dat ook kan)

July 11th, 2018

Brainwash.nl: Ik heb nooit iets met beleggen gehad. Vroeger, toen mijn vader en broertje – beide beleggers in hun vrije tijd – het wel een wee van hun aandelen, opties en de rendementen daarover bespraken, dwaalde mijn geest al snel af. Kunst, sport, filosofie, het leven, daar wilde ik het wel over hebben. Maar aandelenkoersen? […]

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Congresistas piden a Walter Higgins un freno al gas natural

July 11th, 2018

El Nueva Dia: Aunque pueda ser necesario reemplazar centrales eléctricas de Puerto Rico con algún uso de gas natural, congresistas demócratas reclamaron ayer al director ejecutivo de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE), Walter Higgins, que se comprometa con encaminar la isla hacia el objetivo de que el 100% de su energía sea de fuentes […]

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India tops list of scrapped coal projects in pipeline since 2010: Study

July 11th, 2018

Business Standard: The findings of a study by the US-based Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) show India cancelled 464,727 coal-based generation projects planned since 2010. The portfolio of coal-fired projects includes those in varying stages, from conception to grant of permissions. Next to India is the Asian hegemon China which abandoned coal-based […]

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风电和光伏会对电网带来怎样的影响?9项案例研究给出答案

July 10th, 2018

Ex.BJX.com.cn: 今年,IEEFA 发布了《电力—行业转型,此时此刻 风电和光伏不会破坏电网:9个案例研究》报告,本订阅号小编对报告的执行摘要进行了翻译,并在此分享与大家。 执行摘要 本研究展示了9个主要国家和地区如何利用现有的整合技术和政策措施来实现风电和光伏在市场中的高份额,以在不降低可靠性或削减供应的情况下改善其国内电源的多样性。 鉴于全球可再生能源的快速增长、对气候变化和空气污染的担忧以及可再生能源部门与化石燃料的竞争日益激烈,本次研究十分及时。 风电和光伏会对电网带来怎样的影响?9项案例研究给出答案

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Grupo de estudio teme Puerto Rico abra el camino al gas natural

July 10th, 2018

El Nuevo Dia: El grupo de estudio  “Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis” (IEEFA) ha advertido que un consorcio formado por las empresas Shell, ITC/Fortis y Kindle Energy, circula una propuesta para invertir $4,000 millones en infraestructura relacionada al establecimiento de plantas de gas natural en Puerto Rico. En momentos en que líderes republicanos, […]

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‘Just Transition’ promotes new thinking around energy industry changes

July 10th, 2018

Energy News Network: When Chicago’s two coal-fired power plants closed in 2012, residents cheered the reduction in pollution and began envisioning what they’d like to see become of the sites. In such a major city, the loss of taxes paid by the company was not a significant issue. It’s a different story in places like […]

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Alliance Resource Partners’ bottom line takes a hit from Ohio coal plant closures

July 6th, 2018

E&E News: Few coal executives are closer to the White House than Joseph Craft III. The CEO of Alliance Resource Partners LP texts with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. His wife serves as the ambassador to Canada. And he is a regular at administration events where the coal industry’s fortunes are at stake. But the Trump […]

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Critics say Japan could be doing much more to support energy transition

July 5th, 2018

Power Technology: The Japanese Government has pledged to boost the amount of energy coming from renewable sources to 22-24% by 2030 from the current level of 15%, an energy target described as ‘unambitious’ by critics. The government has reportedly done very little to promote the use of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. […]

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