Renewables Readiness Assessment: Republic of Moldova identifies key actions to accelerate renewable energy deployment and to cement the existing foundations of the sector. The report, based on multi-stakeholder consultations, presents options to strengthen the policy, regulatory and financing framework for renewables.
The World Energy Issues Monitor provides a snapshot of what keeps CEOs, Ministers and experts awake at night in nearly 90 countries. The monitor helps to define the world energy agenda and its evolution over time.
The paper uses two criteria to identify cities in the Global South that today are candidates for electrification – replacing fossil fuel–powered vehicles, stoves, furnaces and other devices with electric alternatives.
With the government announcing 100 per cent household electrification in Uttar Pradesh (UP) under Saubhagya scheme, newly connected households are likely to place greater financial burden on electricity distribution companies (discoms) due to poor metering, infrequent billing, and inefficient collection of dues.
The world is already experiencing severe impacts of climate change, from extreme heat waves, sea level rise to species die-offs and crop failures. Must act quickly to stabilize global warming below 1.5° C (2.7° F) to avoid much greater threats, as the IPCC report released last October made crystal clear.