IEEFA In the News

ATO Investigating Jemena Over Financing for NT-to-Queensland Gas Pipeline

May 24th, 2018

ABC News Australia: Jemena has told the ABC it gained the exemption because the prices it agreed upon with NT Government that it will charge were competitive. “Jemena took part in an 18-month competitive tender process run by the Northern Territory Government to win the right to build, own, and operate the Northern Gas Pipeline,” […]

May 24, 2018 Read More →

The Netherlands Announces Ban on Coal, Plans Close of 2 Power Plants by 2024

May 22nd, 2018

CleanTechnica: The Netherlands has announced that it will ban the use of coal for electricity generation from 2030 onwards, and that the two oldest plants must close by the end of 2024, in a move that Germany utility company RWE has deemed “ill judged.” The power industry in Europe is undergoing a seismic shift as […]

May 22, 2018 Read More →

The Unstoppable Tide of Solar Illustrated by the Rise of Floating Projects

May 22nd, 2018

PV Magazine: A report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) examines almost 100 of the world’s largest operational and planned solar projects, with 14 of the biggest under construction in India, China, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Mexico, Japan, Argentina, Portugal and Australia. The report also focuses on corporate renewable […]

May 22, 2018 Read More →

Philippines Struggles to Embrace Renewable Energy

May 22nd, 2018

Financial Tribune: The Philippines, however, still has plans for more than 10,000 MW of new coal power in the pipeline, worth $20.8 billion, according to a study published by ICSC and the Institute for Energy Economics And Financial Analysis last year. But international efforts to address climate change—including a potential flight of investor capital from […]

May 22, 2018 Read More →

India Pushing to Take Solar Leadership From China

May 22nd, 2018

Quartz India: Since its big entry a decade ago, China has led the global solar energy industry. A massive manufacturing sector that has driven down costs, coupled with supportive government policies, have helped it commission multiple large-scale projects and become the world’s largest producer of solar energy. Meanwhile, neighbouring India has turned up at the […]

May 22, 2018 Read More →

EIB to invest €300 million in carbon reduction efforts in China

May 21st, 2018

European Scientist: Despite China’s progress and growing investment in clean energy, the country is still struggling to transition away from coal. China burns more coal than any other nation and remains the top greenhouse gas emitter globally. In spite of its emissions, many view China as leading the global energy transition. “The clean energy market […]

May 21, 2018 Read More →

China, India Lead Global Solar Power Expansion

May 21st, 2018

Bloomberg: India and China are driving a rapid global expansion in large-scale, solar power developments as the cost of building new projects falls, according to an analysis by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. “Solar energy is taking an increasingly prominent role in driving the ongoing transformation of global electricity generation markets alongside gains […]

May 21, 2018 Read More →

China, India Lead Global Solar Power Expansion

May 21st, 2018

Bloomberg: India and China are driving a rapid global expansion in large-scale, solar power developments as the cost of building new projects falls, according to an analysis by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. “Solar energy is taking an increasingly prominent role in driving the ongoing transformation of global electricity generation markets alongside gains […]

May 21, 2018 Read More →

Coal-Reliant Philippines Struggles to Power Up Clean Energy

May 18th, 2018

Reuters: The Philippines, however, still has plans for more than 10,000 MW of new coal power in the pipeline, worth $20.8 billion, according to a study published by the ICSC and the Institute for Energy Economics And Financial Analysis last year. here But international efforts to address climate change – including a potential flight of […]

May 18, 2018 Read More →

NTPC Banks on Renewable Energy Generation to Minimize Stranded Asset Risk

May 18th, 2018

Business Standard (India): NTPC Ltd, the largest power producer, is looking to minimise its stranded asset risk while accelerating the integration of renewable energy generation capacity. The strategy is a win-win situation for NTPC shareholders, the government, electricity consumers, distribution companies (discoms), and the environment, says a report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics & […]

May 18, 2018 Read More →