Fall in global energy investment raises security and climate concerns

The International Energy Agency said the share of fossil fuels in energy supply investment rose last year for the first time since 2014

IEA: China to drive global gas demand growth

The nation is forecast to be the largest natural gas importer by 2019

IEA: Electric vehicles on the world’s roads exceed three million mark

The uptake is said to be driven by strong government policies and falling battery costs

IEA: Only four out of 38 clean technologies on track to meet sustainability goals

Most technologies will not meet the climate, energy access and air pollution targets under its Sustainable Development Scenario

IEA accused of ‘holding governments back on climate policy’

The International Energy Agency’s New Policy Scenario is said to be commonly used as a roadmap for policies and investment

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high last year

The International Energy Agency says current efforts to combat climate change are far from enough

IEA: Policymakers must pay more attention to renewable heat

Policymakers must give more attention to renewable heat to help with the clean energy transition and meet emissions targets. That’s the view of Ute Collier, Senior Renewable Energy Analyst at the International Energy Agency (IEA), who believes many countries are focusing policies on renewable electricity but renewable heat is getting “much less attention”. She said renewable […]

Chile ‘making significant progress in going clean’

Chile has made significant progress in developing its renewable energy potential. That’s according to a new review from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which applauds the country’s new legislations and says they have encouraged investment in generating clean capacity across the sector. However, the organisation urges more ambition on energy efficiency and sustainable use of […]

Denmark ‘on track to be fossil fuel free by 2050’

Denmark is on track to meet its ambitious goal of becoming a low carbon economy, independent of fossil fuels, by 2050. That’s according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggests the nation is also powering towards its 2030 target to generate at least half of the country’s total energy consumption through renewables. The IEA […]

Brazil joins IEA as association country

Brazil has joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) as an association country. They have signed a detailed three-year programme highlighting a range of issues of mutual interest and co-operation. The IEA believes Brazil’s leading expertise in bioenergy, hydro and other forms of clean and conventional power provides an “excellent” basis to develop solutions for global […]