EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt’s giant facility will produce 32GWh worth of battery capacity annually once completed

IEA: Bolder decisions needed for sustainable energy system

The International Energy Agency says global energy investment is falling short of what would be needed to meet continued robust growth in the world’s energy demand

Renewable energy
Renewable capacity stalled last year for first time since 2001

The International Energy Association warns more capacity needs to be added each year if international climate goals are to be met

IEA: Iraq could be world’s third biggest oil supplier by 2030

The country’s oil production is expected to increase by 1.3m barrels a day during that period

Ireland ‘not on course to meet 2020 emissions and renewable energy goals’

The International Energy Agency says the country’s overall energy system ‘remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels’

Sweden ‘leading the way towards a low carbon future’

It is the second lowest carbon intensive economy among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency

IEA and IRENA join forces for ‘secure and sustainable’ energy future

They intend to collaborate in areas including the exchange of statistics, policy analysis as well as joint training and events

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2018

That was a result of higher energy consumption, which increased at nearly twice the average rate of growth since 2010

Could US overtake Saudi Arabia as world’s top oil exporter?

The country saw a ‘spectacular growth’ of 2.2m barrels per day last year

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040