Making long-term low GHG emissions development strategies a reality

This guidance provides recommendations to policy makers on how to approach the development of a long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategy (LTS) given the unique circumstances of individual countries in 2020, and future revisions thereof. Read More

Good Practice Database Summary Report

In continuation of the Good Practice Analysis (GPA) 1.0 and 2.0, this analysis of new case studies for the Good Practice Database (GPD) enhances and expands the existing repository of good practice examples with a focus on NDC implementation. Read More

The important health benefits of preventing coal lock-in in Mongolia

Growing coal capacity in Mongolia has direct impacts on human health: Operations of coal-fired power plants could cause 1,600 premature deaths / 42,000 years of life lost between 2020 and 2050. Around 70% of these negative impacts would be caused by new power plants not yet in operation. Read More

The Mongolian electricity sector in the context of international
climate mitigation efforts

Synthesis report on the impacts of electricity supply sector development in Mongolia on climate change targets and health impacts associted to air pollution from coal power plants. Read More

A roadmap for the power supply sector in Argentina

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. Read More

NDC Update Report December 2019 – Long-term, society-wide visions for immediate action

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. Read More

The role of renewable energy mini-grids in Kenya’s electricity sector

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. Read More

The role of geothermal and coal in Kenya’s electricity sector and implications for sustainable development

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. Read More

Consolidation of climate planning processes in the Energy Community Contracting Parties

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. Read More

Comment on Paris compatibility of “Plataforma” scenarios

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. Read More

NDC Update Report November 2018 – Ambition: Taking a long-term perspective

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. Read More

Tunisia: Derisking Renewable Energy Investment 2018

The objective of this study is to analyse the most cost-effective public derisking measures to promote private sector investment in large-scale wind energy and solar photovoltaic (PV) in Tunisia. The study performs a quantitative, investment-risk informed modelling analysis. Modelling data has been obtained from structured interviews with private sector investors and developers. Read More