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Commentary: Clean and efficient heat for industry
There is no single solution for reducing energy demand and emissions from industrial heat use
23 January 2018

Chile’s renewable energy potential promises multiple benefits for the country, according to latest IEA country review
Energy policy review applauds Chile for significant progress in the electricity sector and urges more ambition on energy efficiency and sustainable use of firewood
23 January 2018

IEA Governing Board re-elects Dr Fatih Birol as Executive Director
Unanimous decision extends Dr Birol's tenure for another four years
22 January 2018

IEA presents global energy market outlook before United States Senate
Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol discusses long-term US and global outlook
16 January 2018

Commentary: The clean energy transition requires action on electricity demand
Over 15% of electricity demand today could be used as a source of flexibility to help integrate variable renewables such as wind and solar PV
10 January 2018

Commentary: Heating Chinese cities while enhancing air quality
With the phase-out of coal-fired boilers progressing, China’s central heating fuel mix is changing rapidly
21 December 2017

Commentary: Fossil-fuel consumption subsidies are down, but not out
Subsidies for fossil fuels are falling but remain much higher than those for renewables
20 December 2017

Commentary: Bringing electricity to all corners of Southeast Asia
Cheaper renewable technologies open new options for cost-effective electricity access
19 December 2017

Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol recognized as Energy Personality of the Year
Distinction highlights IEA’s modernization agenda since 2015
18 December 2017

Coal demand to remain flat to 2022, resulting in a decade of stagnation
The share of coal in the power mix will fall to 36% by 2022, the lowest since IEA began compiling statistics
18 December 2017

IEA hosts joint data meeting with experts from IPCC
Two-day meeting examined ways to improve data quality and collection
15 December 2017

Commentary: Changing utility business models and electricity investment in Europe
Technology, market and policy changes are transforming European utilities and new creating strategic opportunities
15 December 2017

OMR: Happy New Year?
This week’s closure of the Forties pipeline network added momentum to Brent crude prices
14 December 2017

OMR: Is seventy plenty?
The price of Brent crude oil closed earlier this week above $70 per barrel for the first time since late 2014
14 December 2017

Executive Director meets with President of Mexico
Mexico to become the IEA’s 30th member in a boost to global energy governance
12 December 2017

Commentary: Unlocking energy savings from buildings
The energy intensity of buildings is improving only slowly, representing a major opportunity for further savings
11 December 2017

Executive Director meets with China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli
Dr Birol discussed expanding energy cooperation and deepen ties with China
8 December 2017

High-speed rail presents major opportunities for decarbonisation of transport
The IEA-UIC Railway Handbook 2017 outlines how the rail sector can play a key role in reducing CO2 emissions
7 December 2017

The IEA Energy Efficiency Indicators Database
Updated database contains annual data from 2000 to 2015
5 December 2017

Energy statistics training in Mexico City
Workshop brought together 40 participants from both the public and private sector
29 November 2017

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