Publications

Climate and development

A roadmap for the power supply sector in Argentina Feb 2020 - The “Ambition to Action” (A2A) project provided support to the Argentinian NDC process between March 2017 and December 2019. This report provides a synthesis of the results of three years of supporting governmental and non-governmental constituencies with analytical support for the energy supply sector.
Climate change and sustainable development in the Kenyan electricity sector Feb 2020 - Synthesis report on the impacts of electricity sector development in Kenya on national sustainable development and climate change targets.
Assessing sustainable development impacts of scaling-up climate action in the electricity sector Feb 2020 - This paper formulates six key lessons learnt for the assessment of sustainable development impacts and their integration into climate policy making.
NDC Update Report December 2019 – Long-term, society-wide visions for immediate action Dec 2019 - The NDC Update Report tracks the progress on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement. The theme of this report is the role of long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategies (LTSs) in achieving the Paris Agreement goal.
The role of renewable energy mini-grids in Kenya’s electricity sector Nov 2019 - This report synthesises available analyses on the role and potential of mini-grids in Kenya and explores how this technology can help the country attain its goal of universal electrification by 2022 and also contribute to the achievement of other related development objectives.
The role of geothermal and coal in Kenya’s electricity sector and implications for sustainable development Nov 2019 - This study aims at supporting decision making in the electricity sector in Kenya by comparing geothermal and coal, and the impact of developing these technologies on generation costs, affordability of electricity, and overall flexibility and reliability of electricity supply.
Transition Towards a Decarbonised Electricity Sector Oct 2019 - This paper supports countries to understand where they are in the power system transformation process and how they can accelerate the process.
Consolidation of climate planning processes in the Energy Community Contracting Parties Jun 2019 - This paper looks to provide Contracting Parties of the Energy Community with guidance on how they could consolidate their multiple climate change planning processes and international obligations into one single process ensuring efficiency and alignment.
Comment on Paris compatibility of “Plataforma” scenarios Jan 2019 - NewClimate Institute was asked to write a comment on the Paris compatibility of the energy sector scenarios developed under the Plataforma Escenarios Energéticos Argentina 2040 initiative. The comment discusses how global pathways towards Paris compatibility can be broken down to countries and sectors, highlighting the relevance of the energy sector.
NDC Update Report November 2018 – Ambition: Taking a long-term perspective Dec 2018 - The NDC Update Report tracks the progress on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement. The theme of this edition is "Ambition": We look ahead and explore whether governments are ready for the next round of pledges and where support and preparation could focus.