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IEEFA Australasia: New global energy report headlines decline of coal as cheaper renewable technologies gain preference

International Energy Agency releases annual World Energy Outlook 2018 Report today

Nov. 13, 2018, SYDNEY (IEEFA): Thermal coal is fated for long-term structural decline and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are increasing despite the Paris targets: those are the key take-outs in the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 report released today, which also finds wind and solar are now two of the top three […]

November 13, 2018 Read More →

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On the blogs: Policy remains key to solar expansion

International Energy Agency: China’s success in this sector has been thanks to a virtuous cycle of strong policy support and falling technology costs. For example, China’s 2020 targets for solar PV have been ratcheted up several times, rising from an initial target of 1.8 GW set in 2008, to 105 GW in the 13th Five-Year […]

February 13, 2019 Read More →

IEEFA update: Even as forecasts signal decline in global thermal coal markets, Australia courts new mines

IEEFA supports new bill prohibiting the opening up of thermal coal mining in Queensland’s Galilee Basin

SYDNEY-Australia continues to blindly court local and multinational mining companies with one of the largest untapped thermal coal deposits in the world, despite the global pipeline of new coal-fired power plants continuing to shrink and global warming becoming blatantly obvious due to extreme record-breaking weather events. Beneath the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland, Australia, is […]

February 5, 2019 Read More →

IEA sees coal’s share of global energy markets remaining stagnant

CNBC: Coal consumption is expanding after two years of decline, but miners should brace for another period of sluggish growth, according to the International Energy Agency. In its latest annual report, the IEA forecasts global coal demand will remain essentially stable over the next five years, inching up by just over 1 percent between 2017 […]

December 18, 2018 Read More →

IEEFA Australasia: New global energy report headlines decline of coal as cheaper renewable technologies gain preference

International Energy Agency releases annual World Energy Outlook 2018 Report today

Nov. 13, 2018, SYDNEY (IEEFA): Thermal coal is fated for long-term structural decline and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are increasing despite the Paris targets: those are the key take-outs in the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 report released today, which also finds wind and solar are now two of the top three […]

November 13, 2018 Read More →

IEA: Offshore wind capacity could top 200GW by 2040

Recharge News: The International Energy Agency (IEA) sees offshore wind as a “rising global force on the energy landscape”, executive director Fatih Birol told the opening session of the WindEurope conference yesterday. With around 20GW of offshore wind installed globally today, compared to more than 500GW of onshore wind, the offshore sector has not figured […]

September 26, 2018 Read More →

IEA: A ‘worrying’ drop in renewable energy investment in 2017

Reuters: Global electricity investments exceeded those in oil and gas for the second year running in 2017 due to more spending on grids but renewable energy investment fell after years of growth, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. Global energy investment totaled $1.8 trillion last year, down 2 percent from 2016. More than $750 […]

July 17, 2018 Read More →

India Charts New, Cleaner Course For Energy Sector

Power: It is estimated that nearly 240 million Indians currently do not have access to electricity. In many cases that also means a lack of access to adequate health care or educational opportunities. It is no surprise that, as nations have done throughout history, to solve its energy poverty problem, India turned to fossil fuels. […]

January 4, 2018 Read More →

On India’s Transformation, IEA Is ‘Out of Touch’

Business Standard India: India’s thermal coal demand is poised to fall, belying hopes of exporters from Australia and US who eyed the country as a long-term growth market. The country is now the second-largest consumer-cum-importer of thermal coal but imports are sliding. During the April-October period of the current financial year, thermal coal imports declined […]

November 29, 2017 Read More →
IEEFA India: Peak Coal Demand in 10 Years

IEEFA India: Peak Coal Demand in 10 Years

Report: The International Energy Agency (IEA) Is Out of Touch; Latest Developments in Chile and Mexico Portend More

Nov. 21, 2017 (IEEFA) — New research by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis sees India within a decade of peak thermal coal demand. In a report published today—“India’s Electricity Sector Transformation: Momentum Is Building; Peak Coal in Sight”—the institute projects a significant increase in renewable energy generation across India, a trend that will […]

November 21, 2017 Read More →

Rising Role of Renewables and Gas Setting the Pace for Rapid Change in Global Energy Markets

New York Times: LONDON — From the rise of renewable power to the transformation of the United States into a heavyweight producer of oil and gas, the global energy market, normally slow to evolve, is going through major upheaval. That is the assessment of Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency, the […]

November 14, 2017 Read More →