The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) examines issues related to energy markets, trends, and policies. It aims to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy.

Philippines on track to energy transition, but RE targets could be higher

The country’s renewable energy has accounted for 22% of the energy mix as of 2022.

Philippines on track to energy transition, but RE targets could be higher

The country’s renewable energy has accounted for 22% of the energy mix as of 2022.

India accelerates energy storage systems addition

Around 60% of the over 8 GW of tenders were awarded in 2023.

Implementing Indonesia’s JETP plan requires prioritisation, processes, and transparency

In November 2022, the Indonesian government and the multi-government International Partners Group (IPG) announced the US$20 billion Indonesia Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP). Unprecedented in size and scope, it seeks to mobilise public and private sector funds to retire energy assets with high carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and accelerate the adoption of clean technology, whilst providing the country with sustainable economic development. But discussions seem to have become stuck on defining transition priorities.

Indian solar PV exports to keep rising but will decline by 2027

PV exports may experience stagnation in 2025 and will decline by 2027.

How Pakistan could retire thermal plants early in an economical way

It identified three power plants for early retirement through an Energy Transition Mechanism.

Why blue hydrogen is not the solution to reducing emissions

IEFFA said investment should be focused more on other technologies such as solar and wind.

India could install record-high 4 GW rooftop solar in 2024

This could only happen once India resolves regulation uncertainties, amongst others.

How India could accelerate clean energy deployment

IEEFA cites demand-side measures to increase clean energy share in its power mix.

India should revive thermal power plants over investing in new ones: report

IEEFA estimated that acquiring 6.1GW of stranded plants could help meet energy security needs. 

Australia’s fifth largest bank invests big in oil and gas despite net zero ambitions

A report found the Macquarie Group invested some $5b in high-growth oil and gas production. 

APAC may struggle to find funding for oil and gas sector

This comes as more financial institutions commit less funding for fossil fuels.

Australia’s gas usage to drop to 34% by 2030

This comes as the market transitions away from gas. 

Coal divestment of global financial institutions double in three years

Whilst European FIs are leading coal divestments, FIs from Asia are also rapidly increasing. 

How much Bangladesh needs annually to reach its 2041 target

The country wants to increase its renewable energy capacity to 40%, IEEFA said. 

India is set to be the 2nd largest solar PV manufacturing market

The module manufacturing capacity more than doubled to 38GW in March 2023.

Keeping Indonesia’s downstream coal projects afloat will require hefty government subsidies

Air Products’ withdrawal from planned state-linked facilities highlights cost challenges

Carbon capture and storage for fossil-fired plants risks worsening energy inflation

IEEFA argues the economic case for CCS in fossil-fired power plants is weak.