IEEFA In the News

Solar irrigation pumps can help India reach 38% of its green energy target

August 17th, 2018

Business Standard: A switch from conventional diesel- and electric-powered irrigation pumps to solar-powered ones can help the country achieve 38 per cent of its envisaged 175 Gw renewable energy target by 2022. The shift to solar-powered irrigation pumps can also save enormous sums of money and generate additional income for farmers, says a report by […]

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Menyoal Tarik Ulur Kebijakan Jatah Batubara Domestik

August 16th, 2018

Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, Menteri Koordinator Bidang Maritim, Jumat (27/7/18), bikin pernyataan yang mengundang respon publik. Di Istana Kepresidenan, Luhut bilang pemerintah akan mencabut kebijakan alokasi pasar domestik (domestic market obligation/DMO) batubara karena harga naik di pasar dunia. Agustus ini, harga batubara acuan (HBA) mencapai US$107,83 per ton. Senada dengan Wakil Menteri Energi dan Sumber Daya […]

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China dominates Europe’s wind market: IEEFA

August 16th, 2018

Business Standard: China’s investment in foreign wind-powered electricity markets has surpassed $12 billion in Europe and Australia alone as private and state-owned Chinese companies move aggressively to capitalise on fast-growing renewable energy markets, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Thursday. Most of the wind investment activity has been in Europe. […]

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U.S. skepticism grows over ‘pig in a poke’ Kinder Morgan purchase

August 15th, 2018

The Energy Mix: U.S. investors are beginning to second-guess Canada’s plans to buy out Kinder Morgan’s C$9.3-billion (and rising) Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, according to an analysis published last week on the 24/7 Wall Street blog and summarized by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “Canadian resistance to buying the Trans Mountain […]

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Emerald Isle goes green

August 15th, 2018

SierraClub.org: Ireland’s vote is particularly important because it reflects a major shift in the divestment movement, Vondrich explained. Originally, fossil fuel divestment was entirely driven by moral concerns—institutions pulled their money out of oil, gas, and coal companies because they didn’t want to be contributing to the destruction of a stable climate. Now, divestment is […]

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Electric bills skyrocket in Appalachia as region’s economy collapses

August 14th, 2018

InsideClimate News: “We lost the power plant and the rates have gone through the roof,” Adkins told ICN. “It has happened in a region of Kentucky that is more challenged than any other region of the country because of the downturn in the coal economy.” But there’s another way of looking at the outcome, said […]

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Op-ed: Energy matters: Fossil fuels, move aside!

August 14th, 2018

Lincoln County News (Maine): The basic direction of the world away from coal, oil, and natural gas is at last undeniable. On Wall Street, regardless of dominant political trends, the fossil fuel industry has morphed from the investor’s surest bet into an increasingly challenged enterprise. According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, […]

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What Canada’s major media are forgetting when they report on oil

August 14th, 2018

The Narwhal (Victoria, B.C.): When the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) released its 2018 oil outlook, which predicts major production growth to 2035, there was one major detail no one seemed to notice. The projections assume a world where future emissions don’t stay within the climate limits set in the Paris Agreement. Not by […]

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Sundarbans are threatened by India’s export of coal powered energy to Bangladesh

August 14th, 2018

CounterCurrents.org: At a time when India has shelved several planned coal power plants across many of its states, it is constructing a new coal power plant to supply electricity to energy starved Bangladesh. Located at the edge of the Sundarbans, one of the world’s largest mangrove forests shared by India and Bangladesh and a UNESCO […]

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مبادرات الطاقة الكهرومائية في الصين

August 13th, 2018

محطة توليد طاقة رئيسة نفسها – إنجازا تقنيا غير عادي. ومن جانب آخر، تعد الطاقة الكهرومائية تقنية تستطيع توصيل الكهرباء إلى المجتمعات النائية للمرة الأولى. وقد زادت الصين من التزامها في هذا الصدد بالتعهد باستثمار 360 مليار دولار إضافية في الطاقة المتجددة قبل عام 2020. ووفقا لتقرير حديث صادر عن معهد اقتصاديات الطاقة والتحليل المالي […]

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