Author Archive: Haneea Isaad

Research Associate Haneea Isaad is a graduate of Yale School of the Environment and covers Asian energy markets at IEEFA. She specializes in energy policy and economics and has been involved in campaigning for a cleaner energy transition in Pakistan through advocacy and research.

IEEFA: A word of caution for Pakistan’s inclusion in the ADB Energy Transition Mechanism

ETM can work if Pakistan’s political and financial realities are taken into consideration

In August this year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched an ambitious program to foster the energy transition in emerging Asia, the Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) for Southeast Asia. The ETM is a blended finance facility that seeks to facilitate early coal-fired power plant retirements while replacing them with cleaner energy technologies. The ETM initially […]

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IEEFA: Coal lock-in in Southeast Asia presents a challenge for the Asian Development Bank’s coal retirement plan

ADB’s plan may not stop the large coal pipeline in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines

10 December (IEEFA Asia): In August, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced an ambitious plan to buy high emissions coal-fired power plants in Southeast Asia and retire them within 15 years through an energy transition mechanism (ETM). According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis’ (IEEFA) latest report, if the ETM is not […]

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