March 1, 2022Indonesia should quadruple its annual investment target for new and renewable energy to over USD 8 billion by 2025, according to a new brief by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
Policy Briefs: Using Public Funding to Attract Private Investment in Renewable Energy in Indonesia
This brief provides options on how the Government of Indonesia (GoI) can leverage public funding to incentivize private investment in renewable energy.
December 21, 2019 |COP 25 nearly didn’t happen at all, on account of mass protests in Santiago, Chile, the planned host city; at the last minute, it moved to Madrid, Spain, forcing some who were planning to attend to instead watch from afar.
Blog: Subsidy Reform Could Fund the Energy Transition: Talking subsidy swaps at ACEF 2019 in Manila
June 21, 2019
At the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) in Manila (Philippines), Richard Bridle and Balasubramanian Viswanathan from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) launched a report exploring how the expansion of subsidy swaps could accelerate the clean energy transition.
Reports: Fossil Fuel to Clean Energy Subsidy Swaps: How to pay for an energy revolution
June 11, 2019
When governments reform fossil fuel subsidies, there are many competing demands for how to reallocate resources, including spending on public health, education and social protection. This report makes the case for placing the promotion of clean energy alongside these other priorities and describes the economic, social and environmental benefits that such a move would bring, through a “subsidy swap.”
Blog: Energy Efficiency and Subsidy Reform: A virtuous circle
June 5, 2019 |
Energy challenges are similar across the world. Fortunately, so are the solutions. In many cases, subsidy reform and energy efficiency are closely linked and mutually supportive.
Reports: Swap: Reforming support for butane gas to invest in solar in Morocco (French only)
February 6, 2019
A subsidy swap replacing subsidies to fossil fuels with renewable energy could allow the removal of fossil fuel subsidies and promote a transition to clean energy.
Reports: Subsidy Swap: Reducing fossil fuel subsidies through energy efficiency and renewable energy in Zambia
This report examines the potential of subsidy reform to improve cost recovery in the electricity sector and promote clean energy and energy efficiency in Zambia.