Electricity Market Reform
This policy brief, analyzes the production line of air conditioning sector in Brazil with a focus on productive and energy efficiency.
With the dawn of COVID-19, there is an immediate need for policymakers to create an investment environment that nudges capital flow towards decentralized renewable energy.
Existing decentralized renewable energy business models fail to address prevailing barriers in the sector, ranging from policy barriers, limited access to finance, and high investment risks, discouraging private investments.
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.
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.
Without policy intervention and new market design, India’s clean electricity future may struggle to achieve its potential.
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.
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?