Tags: International Energy Agency

Universal Access to Sustainable Energy Will Remain Elusive Without Addressing Inequalities: Report

During the last decade, a greater share of the global population gained access to electricity than ever before, but the number of people without electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa actually increased. Unless efforts are scaled up significantly in countries with the largest deficits, the world will still fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, […]

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IEA calls for unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced

The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050 but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced, transported and used globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a landmark special report released on Tuesday. Climate pledges by governments to date […]

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Renewable sources set to expand in coming years at a much faster pace : IEA

Renewable sources of electricity such as wind and solar grew at their fastest rate in two decades in 2020 and are set to expand in coming years at a much faster pace than prior to the pandemic, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. The growth in Europe and the United States […]

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India needs to be ready to ride the energy storage wave: IEEFA

Battery storage, green hydrogen and flexible coal-fired power generation can help India address its next big challenge of integrating large-scale variable renewable energy into the electricity grid over the next decade, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “The transition to low-cost, variable renewable energy generation requires a flexible […]

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Premier Energies, IFC Supports Continuum, Amara Raja Batteries, India’s solar energy output and more

This week’s Solar News Wrap includes Premier Energies, IFC Supports Continuum, Amara Raja Batteries, India’s solar energy output and more Premier Energies setting up INR 483 crore solar cell facility Hyderabad based Solar PV Cells and Module manufacturing company, Premier Energies is setting up a new state-of-the-art facility at E City at an investment of […]

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India, IEA signs strategic partnership agreement for global energy security, sustainability

The Framework for Strategic Partnership between the International Energy Agency (IEA) members and the Government of India was signed on 27th January, 2021 to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation & enhance global energy security, stability and sustainability. This partnership will lead to an extensive exchange of knowledge and would be a stepping stone towards India […]

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Energy Transition in Heating and Cooling needs Urgent Action: Study

A new study by leading energy organisations  says that the transition to cleaner, more sustainable heating and cooling solutions can attract investment, create millions of new jobs and help to drive a durable economic recovery in the wake of the global COVID-19 crisis.  The joint report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the International […]

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India has moved to the Centre stage of International Energy Affairs: IEA

Country-specific, appropriate and affordable technology is the need of the hour. India is giving a big push towards E-transport and we are also achieving higher energy efficiency-Prakash Javadekr Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol on Thursday said that India has moved to the Centre stage of international Energy Affairs and is a […]

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ADB, IEA Renew Agreement to Collaborate on Energy Sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to scale up collaboration and advance progress on sustainability with increased focus on energy sector resilience in Asia and the Pacific. “The energy sector is a key driver of growth and human development, especially during recovery from […]

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India serves as good example in solar auctions amidst pandemic: UN Secy

As the world designs and implements Covid-19 recovery plans, it has a choice of either going back to where it was, or investing in a better, more sustainable future, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. Citing the case of India, he said at the International Energy Agency’s Clean Energy Transition Summit that solar […]

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