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IEEFA: Repowering India’s top wind sites could add 30 gigawatts of capacity

Older turbines could be replaced to boost wind power generation and reach renewable energy targets

India’s wind power sector is ailing. Wind capacity commissioning has been moving at a snail’s place in the last four years with less than 2 gigawatts (GW) of annual capacity additions. This is significantly off-track from the 11-12GW needed annually to reach the target of 140GW of wind power capacity by 2030, to drive the […]

June 22, 2021 Read More →

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IEEFA: Vanguard funds destroy shareholder wealth with US$290bn in fossil fuels creating a 5.6% performance drag

A global laggard that has minimal transparency, is passive on climate, and is abrogating its fiduciary duty to best manage risk for investors

22 June 2021 (IEEFA Australia): Vanguard Group, the world’s second largest asset manager, is leaving its investors to face profound wealth destruction risks as the world’s largest investor in fossil fuels, all while insisting climate change is a priority for the company, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis […]

IEEFA: Puerto Rico’s electric grid suffers series of setbacks under Luma Energy management

Power outages and services delays should raise alarms for the future

More than two weeks into its management of Puerto Rico’s electrical system, private contractor LUMA Energy is not off to a good start. Frequent power outages and service delays have tested the patience of an already over-burdened customer base since LUMA Energy took control of the island’s electric system in a privatization switchover on June […]

June 21, 2021 Read More →

IEEFA Energy Finance 2021: Week one in review

IEEFA annual conference focuses on coal, LNG, and oil markets

June 18, 2021 (IEEFA) ⎼ Energy experts, financial analysts, legal and policy specialists, activists and journalists gathered online this week for IEEFA’s 2021 Energy Finance conference. Held remotely due to international travel restrictions related to COVID, the sessions highlighted the latest trends in the global energy transition. Visit IEEFA’s conference page for session recordings, a […]

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