IEEFA In the News

Trump bailouts: Higher electricity costs ‘without any corresponding reliability, resilience, or cybersecurity benefits’

June 13th, 2018

New York Times: When Mr. Trump came into office, he vowed to revive America’s coal mining industry by rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations. But coal keeps getting edged out by cheaper and cleaner alternatives. At least 15.4 gigawatts of coal capacity is set to retire this year, one of the biggest years on record, according […]

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IEEFA:中国是世界可再生能源领域的新领军者

June 7th, 2018

据外媒消息,来自IEEFA(美国能源经济和金融分析研究所)的一份新报告表示,在可再生能源领域,中国是世界领先者。报告指出,2017年,中国对清洁能源项目的投资总额超过440亿美元,与2016年的320亿美元相比大幅增长。 这份报告的主要作者、IEEFA研究中心主任蒂姆·巴克利(Tim Buckley)表示,美国决定退出《巴黎气候协议》是中国在可再生能源领域主导地位不断加强的重要催化剂。巴克利说:“尽管中国并不一定打算填补美国从巴黎协议退出所留下的空缺,但它肯定会非常乐于提供技术和金融支持,以控制太阳能、电动汽车和电池等快速增长的行业。” 报告深入探讨了中国在为可再生能源发电奠定基础方面所做出的巨大努力。随着中国支持各种可再生资源,如水力、风能、太阳能、生物能源和其他可再生能源,中国的能源投资组合正在迅速超越化石燃料的限制。 IEEFA:中国是世界可再生能源领域的新领军者

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What Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ power plant bailout could mean for the Ohio Valley

June 7th, 2018

Ohio Valley ReSource: President Donald Trump last week told the Department of Energy to “prepare immediate steps” to stop the closures of coal and nuclear power plants in the Ohio Valley region that are no longer economical to operate. But a number of energy analysts say the administration’s unprecedented effort to prop up struggling utilities […]

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A courtside view of Scott Pruitt’s cozy ties with a billionaire coal baron

June 4th, 2018

New York Times: As the industry has retreated in recent years — total employment was just over 50,000 in January, down from 90,000 in 2012 — Alliance has fared better than most. As of December, it had 3,321 full-time employees at its headquarters and eight mines in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. The company […]

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Financing a diverse solar ecosystem in India

June 4th, 2018

NRDC: Catalyzed by dramatically falling prices combined with economies of scale and a massive air pollution crisis, India’s large-scale solar market has jumped from a mere 17 megawatts (MW) in 2010 to over 20,000 MW in March 2018. A recent report by the Institute for Energy, Economics, and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) finds that India is […]

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Un Parque Solar Jujeño Figura Entre Las Obras de Energías Renovables Más Grandes del Mundo

June 1st, 2018

Infobae: La energía solar está provocando una transformación del sector de la electricidad en todo el mundo, impulsada por la baja de los precios de los insumos y la innovación tecnológica. Si bien China e India lideran ampliamente la instalación de esta fuente de electricidad, un parque argentino figura entre las obras más grandes del […]

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Government Policy Thwarts Uptake of Renewables in Indonesia

May 31st, 2018

Mongobay: Demand for energy in China and Indonesia continues to drive the resurgence of the latter’s coal industry, setting back efforts in both countries to shift to a greater share of renewable energy. Mining, freight and trade executives were largely upbeat at what was billed as the coal industry’s biggest event of the year, the […]

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Obstacles to Power Grid Transformation

May 29th, 2018

El Nuevo Dia: The five-year fiscal plan certified for Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) and the proposal that is being promoted for the privatization of some of its assets are, right now, obstacles to Puerto Rico´s power grid transformation, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). In a report, IEEFA […]

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Avenue Capital Not Sold on Coal’s Future at Navajo Plant

May 25th, 2018

Bloomberg: The company interested in buying one of the nation’s biggest coal-fired power plants said it is serious about its purchase bid, but also said fossil fuels aren’t a financial winner over the long haul. Until then, New York-based Avenue Capital Corp. thinks it can squeeze some value out of the 2,250-megawatt Navajo Generating Station […]

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Australian Tax Office Studying Financing of Northern Gas Pipeline

May 25th, 2018

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: The Australian Tax Office is investigating the Chinese-Singapore-owned company building the Northern Gas Pipeline from the Northern Territory to Queensland over how the project is being financed. In its latest financial report, released last month, Jemena’s parent company SGSP Assets Pty Ltd revealed: “The Australian Tax Office is currently conducting a transfer […]

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