Electricity Market Reform

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India’s lightbulb moment: Not using this crisis for meaningful energy sector reform would be a waste

The trend of low power demand, now furthered in the post-COVID economy, and increased RE generation, will continue to put a ceiling on the PLF of the thermal fleet.

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David Nelson on market design at IRENA Innovation Week 2018

David Nelson, the executive director of Climate Policy Initiative Energy Finance, presents on Market design for an integrated and RE-based energy system at IRENA’s Innovation Week 2018.

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Developing a roadmap to a flexible, low-carbon Indian electricity system

Without policy intervention and new market design, India’s clean electricity future may struggle to achieve its potential.

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Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape 2018

The Energizing Finance series focuses on public and private finance commitments in 20 developing countries – known as the high-impact countries – that together account for nearly 80% of those living without access to sustainable energy.

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Are we getting climate finance all wrong?

It’s widely accepted that by the year 2050, the world needs to be approaching net-zero carbon if the goals of the Paris climate deal are to survive.

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Deep decarbonization by 2050: Rethinking the role of climate finance

Given the fundamental role finance plays in all facets of the global economy, it’s time to ask: How does a focus on 2050 change how we spend money today?

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An Assessment of India's Energy Choices

A four-report series that looks at the future of renewable energy in India along different economic dimensions, including the social costs, macroeconomic impacts, environmental impacts, financial risk, and flexibility considerations.

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Markets for low carbon, low cost electricity systems (working paper)

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