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Power generation from renewables twice that of nuclear and more than gas by 2016 but challenges remain

June 27th, 2013 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has stated in its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report (MTRMR) that power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016. According to the MTRMR, despite a difficult economic context, renewable power is expected […]

Economic study shows advantages of UK offshore wind energy

December 4th, 2012 by WWF

Investment in UK offshore wind energy would create more jobs and generate higher GDP than reliance on gas-fired power, with only marginal impacts on electricity prices, according to a Cambridge Econometrics report ‘A Study into the Economics of Gas and Offshore Wind‘ published on 4 December 2012 by WWF-UK and Greenpeace. “Much of the debate […]

Energy efficiency investment more worthwhile than increasing supply

October 26th, 2012 by University of East Anglia

According to research from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change at the University of East Anglia, much more needs to be done to develop energy efficient cars, buildings and domestic appliances to address climate change. A report, ‘Marginalization of end-use technologies in energy innovation for climate protection‘ published in Nature Climate Change on 26 October 2012, […]

IEA produces roadmap to improve vehicle fuel efficiency by 50 percent

September 20th, 2012 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) shows how the right policies and technologies could improve the fuel efficiency of road vehicles by 50% by the middle of the century, saving as much as 80% of current annual global oil consumption. The transport sector currently accounts for a 20% of global final energy consumption, and increased demand […]

European Wind Energy Association calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies

June 30th, 2012 by The European Wind Energy Association

The European Wind Energy Association urged EU Leaders at the EU summit on 28 June 2012 to: Agree on investments in renewable energies, and end fossil fuel subsidies Increase European Investment Bank capital to fund renewable energy Agree on procedures to divert EU funding towards renewable energy projects Earmark EU Cohesion and Research funds for […]

Wind energy’s growing importance as part of a sustainable future for all

June 15th, 2012 by The European Wind Energy Association

Global Wind Day is Friday 15 June, when thousands will experience the power of wind energy at more than 200 events in at least 40 countries around the world. Global Wind Day is building pressure on world leaders gathering next week for the Rio +20 Summit to commit to doubling the share of renewable energy […]

IEA report urges energy efficiency and faster adoption of clean energy

May 1st, 2012 by International Energy Agency

While progress is being made on renewable energy, most clean energy technologies are not being deployed quickly enough, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in an annual progress report presented to ministers and representatives of nations that together account for four-fifths of global energy demand. The report, Tracking Clean Energy Progress, highlights the rapid progress […]

International Energy Agency to publish first annual medium-term report on renewable energy sector in July 2012

February 27th, 2012 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) will acknowledge the coming of age of the renewable energy sector by publishing, for the first time, an annual medium-term report which analyses that market. This publication on renewable energy – which is now the fastest growing sector of the energy mix and accounts for almost a fifth of all […]

WWF appeals to IEA to focus on a fully renewable energy future

November 9th, 2011 by WWF

The World Energy Outlook 2011, released today by International Energy Agency (IEA) has shown the ever-growing impact of fossil fuels on the environment and the impact of high and volatile fossil fuel prices on economies, but fails to follow through with a strong emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy as the global escape route […]

The International Energy Agency publishes the World Energy Outlook 2011

November 9th, 2011 by International Energy Agency

Without a bold change of policy direction, the world will lock itself into an insecure, inefficient and high-carbon energy system, the International Energy Agency warned as it launched the 2011 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The agency’s flagship publication said there is still time to act, but the window of opportunity is closing.