IEA forecasts 2.6% rise in global coal demand in 2021

Global coal consumption is estimated to have fallen by 7%, or more than 500 million tonnes, between 2018 and 2020, according to IEA’s report

‘Climate action cannot wait until after the pandemic has ended – it needs to happen now’

That was the suggestion from Tim Gould, who who spoke earlier this week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy’

Renewables to ‘account for almost 90% of total expansion in global power capacity in 2020’

The IEA forecasts renewable power capacity worldwide will increase to a record level of almost 200GW this year

“We will go further and faster to tackle climate change” says Minister in speech opening our XPO

Watch Kwasi Kwarteng’s video message to energy sector as he opens our virtual conference week

The world is changing – but what does the IEA think?

Tim Gould, Head of Division, Energy Supply and Investment Outlooks at the IEA is one of the headline speakers at Xpo 2020, which is taking place at 14:00 on November 10th – sign up to his webinar here

IEA: ‘Security of supply must be guaranteed during global energy transition’

A new report stresses actions must be taken at the technical, economic and political levels to ensure the world’s energy supplies remain secure as the sector undergoes its transition to a cleaner and smarter model

Solar energy could emerge as ‘new king of the world’s electricity markets’

That’s the call from the International Energy Agency, which suggests the coronavirus crisis will reshape the future of energy forever

IEA and EPO team up to promote sustainable energy tech innovations

They will publish a series of joint studies over the next three years to inform policymakers and the public about technology trends in areas critical for the energy transition and climate change mitigation

IEA calls on G20 to accelerate clean energy transition

Accelerating the deployment of low carbon technologies could push the energy transition forward, according to the IEA and B20

Energy-efficient air conditioners could ‘avoid nearly eight years of emissions’

A doubling of climate-friendly cooling could result in a saving of $2.9 trillion by reducing electricity generation, according to a new report