Category: Reports

Electric Vehicle Market Status – Manufacturer Commitments to Future Electric Mobility in the US and Worldwide

The report summarizes the current status, and projected growth, of the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) industry over the next five to ten years. Key topics addressed include drivers of U.S. and global EV growth, auto manufacturer investments in EV development and in building a robust charging network for drivers, announced new EV model introductions, projected EV sales, projected battery pack costs, and projected date of EV “price parity” with internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.

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Energy transition, national strategies, and oil companies: what are the impacts for workers?

Check out the full report by the Institute of Strategic Studies of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (Ineep), a research body created by Brazil’s United Federation of Oil and Gas Workers (FUP or Federação Única dos Petroleiros) to know more about the current state of and future outlook for international oil and natural gas industry geopolitics in order to understand its short and long-term importance to the global energy sector.

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Renewable Energy Tariffs and Incentives in Indonesia

If Indonesia can adopt international best practice for renewable energy (RE) planning, procurement, contracting, and risk mitigation, then the financial costs of RE development will decline accordingly. Until now the government has not adequately taken into account the dependency of RE costs on the broader regulatory and commercial environment. The implementation of an appropriate subsidy mechanism should therefore be part of a broader inter ministerial electricity policy reform program.

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Bangladesh Power Sector

Power & Energy is one of the prime mover of economic growth. Bangladesh offers attractive investment opportunity for the private entrepreneurs in the power sector. Progressive efforts from the policymakers, effective participation from the private entrepreneurs and support from the development partners has transformed Bangladesh power sector into almost self-reliant within short span of time. Read the full report by EBL Securities to understand the dynamics of this market.

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Europe: Offshore Wind Outlook 2020

Clean Energy Pipeline recently published a report “Europe: Offshore Wind Outlook 2020” which profiles the leading offshore wind markets in Europe – the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland and Poland – with a focus on the key recent developments, project pipeline and future outlook.

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Off-grid electricity development in Africa: Uncertainties and Potential Implications for Electric Power Markets

Despite a large and rapidly growing population, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects electricity consumption in Africa to remain a relatively small share of global totals through 2050. Relatively low consumption, in part, results from the limited reach of central grid power in rural areas and the unreliability of central grid power in urban areas.

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A Tale of Two Funds: Jordan and Rwanda

The experiences of Jordan and Rwanda show that there are different ways to address this challenge. In retaining the fund model, Jordan seeks to innovate within its constraints, while Rwanda is creating a new institution to expand the financial instruments available to it.

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Projections of long-term climate change efforts on US GDP

CBO projects that the effects of climate change will reduce real GDP growth rate by 0.03 percentage points from 2020-2050, relative to the benchmark climate conditions prevailing in a period near the end of the 20th century. With this reduced annual GDP growth rate, the level of real U.S. GDP is projected to be 1.0 percent lower by 2050.

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Scenarios for the Energy Transition: IRENA’s report on Global experience and best practices

The report “Scenarios for the Energy Transition” assesses a collection of recommendations and country experiences gathered through the activities of the LTES campaign and the LTES Network. The report covers how scenarios can better account for potentially transformational changes and how they can be better used for strategic decision-making by governments and investors.

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MENA Solar and Renewable Energy Report, 2019-2020

Renewable energy usage has been growing significantly over the past 12 months. This trend will continue to increase as solar power prices reach grid parity. Within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the increased industrial activity and drive towards renewables is reflected in each country’s strategy.

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Digitalization and Decarbonization

At the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, KPMG and the International Business Council unveiled a unified corporate responsibility reporting framework organized around the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since then the world fell into turmoil with the onset of COVID-19. This disruption has prompted companies to accelerate their digitization efforts to shift to work-from-home, manage customer expectations, and reduce long term costs.

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