Energy use is both a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and a vital component of sustainable development and economic growth. Inefficient and high-carbon energy may help address energy security in the short-term but, over the longer-term, its associated climate and health impacts may well reverse any gains.
Industrial policies are intended to stimulate development and economic growth, for increasing the competitiveness of local firms, and promoting structural transformation. An industrial policy design that fulfills these objectives is, therefore, strategic, due to this, CPI analyzes the impact of these policies on energy efficiency, and the implementation of energy efficiency and productivity.
The incoming Biden Administration has powerful tools to accelerate climate investment.
The Energizing Finance series provides a comprehensive analysis of commitments flowing to the two key areas of energy access: electrification and clean cooking.
Climate budget tagging will help identify, classify, and weigh climate-relevant spending, thereby enabling the estimation, monitoring, and tracking of such expenditures
This brief, part of the Energizing Finance series, provides an analysis of international finance commitments and disbursements to Sierra Leone – one of the countries worst affected by the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak.
The present work aims to explain the EE auction design and to point out and assess the risks of the proposed model regarding its implementation in Roraima’s pilot. The contributions seek to mitigate the risks tied to the Winner’s Curse, perfect the chosen measurement and verification methodology and present the implementation challenges associated to the misalignment between the interests of the electricity distributor and those of the central planner.