Early retirement of fossil fuel assets

Webinars - By : Sarah BENDAHOU / Claire ESCHALIER

Date : Monday, December 11, 2023

Time: 18:30-20:00 (GMT+4) // 15:30-17:00 (Paris time)

Location: IDFC Pavillion and online

Organising: I4CE, NewClimate Institute 

This event was the opportunity to share the findings of an upcoming publication by I4CE and NewClimate Institute on the role development banks should play in the early retirement of fossil fuel assets. The discussion was then allow development bank representatives to share their perspectives on how to best mobilise finance to enable an ambitious early retirement of fossil fuel assets. 

 

Agenda

 

Presentation of the outcomes of the NewClimate Institute / I4CE study on early retirement of fossil fuel assets 

 

Roundtable including IDFC members: Perspectives on energy transition, Just Energy Transition Partnership–JETPs, and early retirement of coal:

 

Discussion 

 

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11 Dec 2023

Early retirement of fossil fuel assets

I4CE Contacts
Sarah BENDAHOU
Sarah BENDAHOU
Research Fellow – Development finance Email
Claire ESCHALIER
Claire ESCHALIER
Team Lead – Development finance Email
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