IEA: ‘Rapid and widespread changes needed across all parts of energy system’

The International Energy Agency says this is vital to ensure a secure and sustainable future for the global population

Global energy efficiency progress at lowest rate since 2010

Primary energy intensity, an indicator of how heavily the world’s economic activity uses energy, improved by just 1.2% in 2018

Oil infrastructure
IEA: Global oil markets ‘well supplied’ after attack in Saudi Arabia

Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman announced production would be back online to normal levels by the end of the month

New tool to track oil and gas methane emissions launched

IEA analysis suggests global methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors could be reduced by nearly half at no net cost

Energy efficiency: New global high-level commission for urgent action

The panel will focus on key policy actions that can be taken by countries across the globe

‘International action needed to scale up role of hydrogen’

The International Energy Agency suggests the right policies and support could make the clean gas a key part of a clean and secure energy future

IEA: UK must scale up clean energy investment in transport and heat

It welcomed reforms that aim to promote decarbonisation and innovation in clean energy technologies but said there is ‘significant potential’ for improvements outside the UK power sector

Energy technologies
Most technologies and sectors ‘not keeping pace with long-term energy goals’

The International Energy Agency suggests many types of energy asset are not adequately working towards tackling climate change and delivering energy access

Nuclear power plant
Clean energy transition ‘will be harder and costlier without nuclear’

Billions of tonnes of additional carbon emissions could be generated if nuclear capacity on the global grid significantly falls

EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

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