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IEEFA: Zero to 60% in 14 years – South Australia’s success in transitioning to renewables

IEEFA: Zero to 60% in 14 years – South Australia’s success in transitioning to renewables

Seven important lessons for energy planners around the globe in transitioning grids from fossil fuels to renewables

3 June 2021 (IEEFA Australia): South Australia offers vital lessons for other jurisdictions transitioning from a fossil fuel-based electricity grid to a low emissions, high renewables grid, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “The proportion of South Australia’s electricity demand met by large scale and small scale variable […]

IEEFA Australia: Investing in renewable energy will repower aluminium and heavy industry sectors

IEEFA Australia: Investing in renewable energy will repower aluminium and heavy industry sectors

Study shows Gladstone’s aluminium smelter crucial in decarbonisation and jobs drive

15 September 2020 (IEEFA Australia) – Australia’s failing aluminium sector could move to low-cost, zero-emissions electricity and invest in plant modernisation to support demand response management supplying local heavy industry, according to a new report from the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Putting a lens on the industrial energy demand hub of […]

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IEEFA Australia: NSW Government accepts that thermal coal is set for major decline

IEEFA Australia: NSW Government accepts that thermal coal is set for major decline

A moratorium on new thermal coal mining capacity is needed to avoid chaotic employment impacts

The New South Wales (NSW) Treasury has concluded in a technical paper for the 2021 NSW Intergenerational Report that “global demand for coal is expected to weaken considerably”. The report further notes that “Declining global demand for coal will reduce New South Wales’ economic growth over the projection period and will have impacts both on […]

IEEFA: Proposed budget for Puerto Rico’s electricity system fails test of balance, compliance and transparency
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IEEFA: Proposed budget for Puerto Rico’s electricity system fails test of balance, compliance and transparency

FOMB approval highlights five years of its failure to solve budget problems

The Federal Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) and the Puerto Rico Energy Bureau (PREB) have each approved budgets for the electrical system for the fiscal year 2022.  The FOMB’s budget demonstrates its abject failure since its inception to produce a transparent budget that demonstrates progress on savings initiatives and meeting the commonwealth’s renewable energy goals.  […]

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IEEFA: Propuesta de presupuesto para el sistema eléctrico de Puerto Rico no pasa prueba de balance

La aprobación por la JSAF pone de relieve cinco años de su fracaso en resolver problemas presupuestarios

La Junta de Supervisión y Administración Financiera para Puerto Rico (JSAF) y el Negociado de Energía de Puerto Rico (NEPR) han aprobado presupuestos para el sistema eléctrico para el año fiscal 2022.  El presupuesto de la JSAF demuestra su abyecto fracaso desde su creación para producir un presupuesto transparente que demuestre el progreso en las […]

IEEFA: Zero to 60% in 14 years – South Australia’s success in transitioning to renewables
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IEEFA: Zero to 60% in 14 years – South Australia’s success in transitioning to renewables

Seven important lessons for energy planners around the globe in transitioning grids from fossil fuels to renewables

3 June 2021 (IEEFA Australia): South Australia offers vital lessons for other jurisdictions transitioning from a fossil fuel-based electricity grid to a low emissions, high renewables grid, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “The proportion of South Australia’s electricity demand met by large scale and small scale variable […]

IEEFA: IEA’s net zero emissions by 2050 maps the huge increase in global ambition

IEEFA: IEA’s net zero emissions by 2050 maps the huge increase in global ambition

Collective global government and corporate pledges, accelerating financial flows and straight economic gains make this a necessary, realistic and achievable outcome

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Net Zero by 2050 energy sector roadmap out today says the world should add “no new oil and gas fields approved for development in our pathway, and no new coal mines or mine extensions are required”. Simply put, more fossil fuels are entirely inconsistent with reduced emissions. Existing unabated coal […]

May 18, 2021 Read More →
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IEEFA: Finance Analyst – Energy Sector (India)

IEEFA is seeking an experienced financial professional to cover the energy sector in India

March 11, 2021 (IEEFA) ⎼ IEEFA is looking for an experienced financial professional with deep knowledge of the energy sector in India to work as a contracted consultant. The consultant will conduct financial analysis, financial modeling and market analysis in Excel. S/he will draft, format and proof reports and content related to energy and energy […]

IEEFA: We’re hiring!

Media Relations Manager (Remote)

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is seeking a talented communications professional to become our Media Relations Manager. With a passion for the energy transition and all things media-related, you will be a key partner in helping IEEFA’s communications team increase our real-world impact. The ideal candidate will have at least four-years’ […]

February 12, 2021 Read More →
IEEFA Australia: Beetaloo is a sink-hole which the gas industry itself isn’t even investing in

IEEFA Australia: Beetaloo is a sink-hole which the gas industry itself isn’t even investing in

Federal Government’s $50 million handout to Northern Territory gas industry a shocking waste of taxpayer dollars

The Federal government’s $50 million handout to the Northern Territory’s failing gas industry to fast-track exploration in the Beetaloo Basin is a waste of taxpayer money that will bring zero return. The gas industry is not even investing itself, so why would the Federal Government? Gas companies have been cutting production and sacking workers. Stimulating […]

December 21, 2020 Read More →
IEEFA South Africa: Coal market conditions have ‘deteriorated materially’

IEEFA South Africa: Coal market conditions have ‘deteriorated materially’

The Asian seaborne thermal coal pool is drying out

Resource Generation Ltd’s proposed but long delayed Boikarabelo coal mine in South Africa’s Waterberg Coalfield has hit trouble after a key member of its funding consortium pulled out. The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) has cancelled all previously approved facilities due to its view that “the market conditions under which the Boikarabelo Coal […]

November 6, 2020 Read More →
IEEFA Australia: Investing in renewable energy will repower aluminium and heavy industry sectors
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IEEFA Australia: Investing in renewable energy will repower aluminium and heavy industry sectors

Study shows Gladstone’s aluminium smelter crucial in decarbonisation and jobs drive

15 September 2020 (IEEFA Australia) – Australia’s failing aluminium sector could move to low-cost, zero-emissions electricity and invest in plant modernisation to support demand response management supplying local heavy industry, according to a new report from the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Putting a lens on the industrial energy demand hub of […]

and September 14, 2020 Read More →