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IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity

IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity

The key domestic and international institutions driving renewable energy growth in India

16 February 2021 (IEEFA India): A huge global capital pool is mobilising to invest in renewable energy and grid projects in India, according to a new IEEFA report, with pull factors including solar power tariffs hitting record lows, plunging solar module costs, record low interest rates, and the security of government-backed, 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs). […]

IEEFA: India could compete against China in solar module production with the right government support

IEEFA: India could compete against China in solar module production with the right government support

The focus should be on helping manufacturers become globally competitive

7 January 2021 (IEEFA India): Although one of the top 10 solar module producers in the world, India is lagging behind its biggest competitor China, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research. The report, Viability Assessment of New Domestic Solar Module Manufacturing Units, finds current production capacity in […]

IEEFA India: Government incentives increasing green investment by state-owned enterprises

Government embracing shift away from dominance of fossil fuels in energy portfolios

December 2019 (IEEFA India): The Indian government is leading the adoption of new energy technologies in the current global energy transition through various policy initiatives and learning by doing, a new IEEFA briefing note has found. In October 2019, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) asked all state owned enterprises (SOEs) to prioritise […]

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IEEFA Study: Corporate Restructuring at Adani Enterprises Enhances Shareholder Value; Marginalizes Australian Coal Project; Better Aligns Adani Group With Transformation of India’s Electricity Sector

IEEFA Study: Corporate Restructuring at Adani Enterprises Enhances Shareholder Value; Marginalizes Australian Coal Project; Better Aligns Adani Group With Transformation of India’s Electricity Sector

Proposed Development of Galilee Basin Project Will Become ‘Collateral Damage’

CLEVELAND, May 5, 2015 (IEEFA.org) — A report published today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) concludes that Adani Enterprises’ recent corporate restructuring better aligns its parent Adani Group with minority shareholders and with new opportunities emerging in the Indian electricity sector transformation. It concludes also that the restructuring—which vastly reduces […]

Briefing note: Fossil fuels, energy transition & risk

Briefing note: Fossil fuels, energy transition & risk

 Briefing note: Fossil fuels, energy transition & risk (pdf)

June 5, 2014 Read More →
Briefing note: Thermal coal outlook

Briefing note: Thermal coal outlook

Briefing note: Thermal coal outlook (pdf) By Tim Buckley,  Director of Energy Resource Studies, Australasia, IEEFA  

May 15, 2014 Read More →
Briefing note: India power prices

Briefing note: India power prices

Briefing note: India power prices (pdf) By Tim Buckley,  Director of Energy Resource Studies, Australasia, IEEFA

May 5, 2014 Read More →
Report- Coal India: Running on empty?

Report- Coal India: Running on empty?

Coal India: Running on Empty? CIL’s extractable coal reserves could be exhausted in 17 years (PDF)

September 23, 2013 Read More →

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IEEFA: India could compete against China in solar module production with the right government support
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IEEFA: India could compete against China in solar module production with the right government support

The focus should be on helping manufacturers become globally competitive

7 January 2021 (IEEFA India): Although one of the top 10 solar module producers in the world, India is lagging behind its biggest competitor China, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research. The report, Viability Assessment of New Domestic Solar Module Manufacturing Units, finds current production capacity in […]

Coal India moving forward with plans to install 3GW of solar capacity by 2024

ETEnergyworld.com: State-owned Coal India on Monday said it plans to set up 14 rooftop and ground-mounted solar power projects of 3,000 MW capacity by 2023-24 which will entail an investment of Rs 5,650 crore. Coal India (CIL) is mandated by the coal ministry to become a net zero carbon company. Solar power initiative is a […]

November 24, 2020 Read More →

IEEFA: Why 2020 is turning out be a pivotal year for fossil fuel exits

The writing is on the wall for coal, and now globally significant financial institutions are starting to shun high risk oil and gas projects

What started as a trickle is turning into a rush for the exit as countries, financial institutions and companies commit to quitting coal – and increasingly oil and gas as well. 2020 to-date has seen 56 global banks, insurers, pension funds and asset managers announce new or expanded coal exit policies – 143 globally significant […]

October 30, 2020 Read More →

Coal India’s valuation eroding under climate transition risk

Coal power generation under pressure from increasing renewable energy

At approximately 70% of generation, coal is the dominant fuel for electricity (or power) in India.[1] Further, in India, most coal (again, approximately 70%) is used for power generation.[2] Due to various reasons; including coal’s historic cost-competitiveness, energy security, incumbency and ability to provide baseload power; many believe that coal is likely to remain the […]

HESTA, major Australian retirement fund, completes divestment from thermal coal

The Sydney Morning Herald: The $52 billion super fund for healthcare workers has divested holdings in thermal coal companies under a new climate policy that commits to ‘net zero’ emissions across the entire portfolio by 2050. HESTA’s updated climate plan involves reducing absolute carbon emissions across its investment portfolio by 33% within the decade and […]

June 26, 2020 Read More →

Coal-fired electricity generation in India fell in 2019 for the first time in 10 years

Reuters: India’s annual electricity generation from coal-fired utilities fell in 2019 for the first time in a decade, government data showed, amid a broader economic slowdown and increased use of renewable energy. India is the second largest consumer, importer and producer of coal behind China. The world’s third largest greenhouse gas emitter consumed nearly 1 […]

February 18, 2020 Read More →

Indian ratings agency lowers outlook for country’s coal-fired power sector

The Economic Times: Capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants is set to decline in FY20, following a slowdown in power demand growth from 6.4 per cent in the first eight months of FY19 to 1.2 per cent during FY20 and higher generation from hydro and renewable sources, according to estimates by ratings agency ICRA. It […]

December 19, 2019 Read More →
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IEEFA India: Government incentives increasing green investment by state-owned enterprises

Government embracing shift away from dominance of fossil fuels in energy portfolios

December 2019 (IEEFA India): The Indian government is leading the adoption of new energy technologies in the current global energy transition through various policy initiatives and learning by doing, a new IEEFA briefing note has found. In October 2019, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) asked all state owned enterprises (SOEs) to prioritise […]

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Slowing electricity demand, renewable competition undercutting coal in India

Reuters: A sharp plunge in India’s electricity demand in October has been matched by falling coal imports, but weakness in vehicle sales and fuel demand hasn’t yet showed up in crude oil imports. Power demand in Asia’s third-largest economy slumped 13.2% in October from a year earlier, the steepest monthly decline in more than 12 […]

November 12, 2019 Read More →

India looking to slash coal imports by one-third in the next five years

Bloomberg: India’s coal ministry is preparing a plan to cut imports of the fuel by at least a third over the next five years, counting on an increase in domestic production and a jump in renewable output, according to people familiar with the plan. Imports are seen falling to below 150 million tons by the […]

August 5, 2019 Read More →