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renewable power

Covid-19 hurts but won’t halt growth in renewable power capacity

After a dip this year, new renewable power capacity additions are expected to rebound in 2021, but policy certainty is critical to ensure investor confidence.
Saudi Arabia COVID-19

COVID-19 “a historic shock to the entire energy world” says IEA

The COVID-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
COVID-19 recovery

IEA, Denmark make clean energy a priority for global economic recovery

The International Energy Agency and the Government of Denmark hosted a high-level roundtable meeting in which global government ministers and business leaders discussed the importance of making clean energy a central part of the global economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.

IEA: COVID-19 crisis highlights the need for energy security

The energy sector, as a key enabler of modern life, is uniquely affected by this crisis but is also critical for global and national response and recovery efforts, says International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director, Dr Fatih Birol.
German energy transition

IEA commends German energy sector’s transition efforts, but…

Germany has made progress on its impressive plans for transforming its energy system, but greater action is needed beyond the electricity sector, a new IEA report says.
Turbine design

NREL, IEA release open-access plans for 15MW wind turbine

This open-source model, now available on GitHub, can accommodate multiple software tools and will provide industry, researchers, and academics a public-domain tool for designing next-generation offshore wind turbines.
Clean energy

IEA announces “grand coalition” to bridge energy and climate goals

Ministers and high-level representatives from COP host countries met at the International Energy Agency to review ways the energy sector can meet climate and other sustainability goals.
2020

2020: what to expect in the year ahead

We spoke with a number of industry leaders at the end of 2019 to get their thoughts on 2020. Watch the full interviews on SmartEnergyTV on YouTube.
energy consumption

ACEEE welcomes release of 2018 energy efficiency report

ACEEE has welcomed the release of the Energy Efficiency 2018 report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report underscores efficiency’s critical role in...
China

China joins forces with IEA to boost its energy efficiency goals

The IEA and China's National Development and Reform Commission have signed a MoU on energy efficiency collaboration.   

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