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

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’