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Mapping India's Energy Policy 2022

Looking at how the Government of India has supported different types of energy from FY 2014 to FY 2021, this report aims to improve transparency, create accountability, and encourage a responsible shift in support away from fossil fuels and toward clean energy.
Report May 31, 2022

Scaling Up Clean Electricity

We need to leverage Canada's clean and renewable resources and expertise to deploy significant power generation capacity over the coming decades. After many years of next to no growth in demand, the electricity sector now needs to accommodate at least a doubling of current electricity consumption by 2050.
Brief May 31, 2022

Industrial Electrification

The Canadian industrial sector uses electricity to power more than 25% of its energy needs. It must ramp this up to 41% by 2050 while simultaneously reducing its total energy consumption.
Brief May 31, 2022

Electrifying Medium- and Heavy-Duty Fleets

Electrifying transportation has shown early promise in Canada. But the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicle classes is running a few years behind the light-duty market. Despite its potential, electrification is not yet happening at the pace and scale needed to achieve significant emission reductions in these two classes of vehicles.
Brief May 25, 2022

Electrifying Heating in Commercial and Institutional Buildings

Heating buildings is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada—emissions that must be mitigated to meet our net-zero targets. About three quarters of this sector’s emissions must be eliminated by 2040, and since most heating equipment installed today is likely to still be running then, there is no time to waste.
Brief May 24, 2022

Country Diagnostic Report: Ethiopia

This report provides an overview of the current economic, social, and climate (mitigation and adaptation) trends in Ethiopia, as well as projections based on modelling.
Report May 17, 2022

Country Diagnostic Report: Nigeria

This report provides an overview of the current economic, social, and climate (mitigation and adaptation) trends in Nigeria, as well as projections based on modelling.
Report May 17, 2022