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IEEFA: Philippines coal moratorium highlights dramatic pivot to renewable energy investment for lower prices and power system resilience

IEEFA: Philippines coal moratorium highlights dramatic pivot to renewable energy investment for lower prices and power system resilience

Policymakers and industry leaders ready to embrace new energy technologies

3 November 2020 (IEEFA Philippines): The Department of Energy’s call for a moratorium on greenfield coal power plants marks a clear break with past policies and comes as the Philippines prioritizes the need for more resilient, flexible and lower cost alternatives to fossil fuel baseload power, finds a new report from the Institute for Energy […]

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IEEFA: Philippines coal moratorium highlights dramatic pivot to renewable energy investment for lower prices and power system resilience
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IEEFA: Philippines coal moratorium highlights dramatic pivot to renewable energy investment for lower prices and power system resilience

Policymakers and industry leaders ready to embrace new energy technologies

3 November 2020 (IEEFA Philippines): The Department of Energy’s call for a moratorium on greenfield coal power plants marks a clear break with past policies and comes as the Philippines prioritizes the need for more resilient, flexible and lower cost alternatives to fossil fuel baseload power, finds a new report from the Institute for Energy […]

IEEFA Europe: Beyond coronavirus—why a carbon fee and dividend make sense

UK carbon tax and EU trading system show how a carbon fee can drive down emissions and benefit citizens

With the world now in economic lockdown and governments lavishing credit on all-comers with little restraint, it may seem a strange time to propose an additional tax for the crisis aftermath, across the global economy. But a carbon fee can help direct this wall of cash and credit along a more credible, safer path leading […]

April 9, 2020 Read More →
IEEFA update: How California became a global leader in renewable energy

IEEFA update: How California became a global leader in renewable energy

State policies set the bar on solar energy, electric vehicles, divestment mandates

SYDNEY–California, the fifth-largest economy in the world, has become a global leader in renewable energy. With renewables supporting 34% of the state’s total energy needs in 2018, the business community is calling for an even greater commitment to clean energy as an essential benchmark for the economic success of the state. In August 2018, California […]

April 11, 2019 Read More →

State Report Encourages Enactment of a Cap-and-Trade Program in Oregon

Peter Danko for Portland Business Journal: Depending on exactly how it is designed, a program in Oregon could place new emissions restrictions on around 100 big carbon emitters in Oregon — several Metro area tech companies, including Intel, among them. But the effects on statewide economic output would likely be small, coming in at “slightly […]

February 15, 2017 Read More →