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|IEA on Renewables: An Expert View|
|25 April 2012
The IEA is more than just fossil fuels: It is thoroughly involved in the pursuit of new energy technologies, perhaps none more than renewable energy. IEA experts, especially from the renewable energy division led by Paolo Frankl, contribute to the development of analysis and policy recommendations to foster low-carbon alternatives. Many forms of renewables are ever more viable in various parts of the world, Frankl emphasises in these interview excerpts, and they are not just a means to mitigate climate change: They also promote energy security, the original and main mission of the agency.
|The Third Age of Electric Vehicles|
|23 April 2012
The electrification of the vehicle fleet is entering what can be called the third age of electric vehicles (EVs).The first age was in the early 20th century, when EVs were relatively popular until the internal combustion engine displaced them. The second age was in the 1990s, with interest rekindled in France through the French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME) and in California with the state’s Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) mandate, which spurred sales of some Evs but fell short of its billing (though it has recently been revised and enhanced).
|Hints Today About Tomorrow’s Gas|
|20 April 2012
Forget about straight-line forecasts for natural gas demand and supply. The patterns can suddenly diverge from the conventional view in the most unexpected way.
|President and CEO of Vestas on windpower|
|19 April 2012
The single most important driver behind wind power’s impressive growth in the last ten years has been the significant reduction
in costs. Another important factor has been the expanding flexibility of implementing wind energy in large scale into the power supply.
|What is the impact of high oil prices on the global economy? (Part 3 of 3)|
|17 April 2012
Countering the economic threat from high energy prices requires cutting oil (and gas) import dependence – IEA Chief Economist
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