IEA helps organise project with power companies across China to simulate a national system
New IEA web tool displays 22 years of key statistics on clean energy actions in more than 100 countries
National roadmaps and regional co-operation are vital to unleash sector's enormous potential, ASEAN experts say
Product of IEA Unconventional Gas Forum allows for country-by-country comparisons
IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol presented the newly released World Energy Investment Outlook (WEIO) in Beijing, China, at a joint workshop with the National Center for Climate Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) of the NDRC
At inaugural session, experts and policy makers discuss how best to drive investments for a low-carbon economy
New publication details proven policies tailored to Southern and Eastern Mediterranean contexts
IEA Chief Economist meets with leading authorities and moderates session on continent's energy outlook
Executive Director opens classes to share IEA knowledge and best practice
Get on-the-go access to all the headline statistics featured in the most downloaded IEA publication
Government and other key stakeholders gather in Canada to share best practices
34 participants receive full week of intensive instruction and practical exercises
Executive Director introduces How2Guide for Wind Energy; two more titles slated in next year
@VanderHoeven_M uses social media platform to tout new commentary on coal published on CNN
Country is at leading edge in low-carbon and oil development
Interactive features allow for quick and easy electronic access and evaluation of the most critical energy data
The Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to be conferred on Fatih Birol
Fatih Birol honoured for economic analysis and efforts to increase energy access
30 participants from a record 170 applicants start a week of intensive instruction and practical exercises
Top Chinese climate negotiator welcomes WEO Special Report on energy and climate
IEA Technology Roadmap for CCS examines the urgent steps for deploying the one large-scale way to lock away emissions
Study presents detailed scenarios and technologies for deep cuts in energy use and emissions
Stakeholders meet in London to discuss bolstering energy sector’s resilience to climate change
Presentations include detailed look at how World Energy Outlook models oil supply, power generation and demand for industry and transport
IEA/ICCA/DECHEMA joint report concludes that emerging and breakthrough technologies promise indispensable energy efficiency improvements
Utility group honors WEO as "authoritative source of forward-looking energy market analysis"
Approach co-developed by IEA also makes deep cuts in industry’s energy needs
IEA releases new iPhone and iPad app with key energy data by country and by energy source
Deputy Executive Director applauds ambitious goals for renewables and low-energy buildings
More than 100 stakeholders from around globe discuss best practices for addressing environmental and social concerns over unconventional gas development
Government seeks input on best practices in energy planning for towns damaged by 2011 earthquake and tsunami
Government, international and business leaders gather at IEA to advise on special report due out in June
Brazilian officials, industry representatives and experts provide input and ideas for special focus in the WEO-2013
Organisations ranging from APEC to UNSD join the IEA to show how they are progressing towards more harmonisation and co-operation
Former IEA Director of Energy Markets and Security’s new duties include policies related to climate change
BEEP database provides analysis of building energy codes, labelling schemes and incentive programmes for 34 countries
First such co-operation between agencies draws more than 50 participants to Manila
First such co-operation between agencies draws more than 50 government and industry participants from across Asia
IEA facilitates public-private discussions on ways to increase adoption of electric cars worldwide
Participants to learn how to use IEA methodologies and practices for developing national energy balances based on international standards
Ulrich Benterbusch highlights efficiency drive and rising oil output
Rome event focuses on “From Mediterranean Plans to Renewable Energy Power Plants”
100-plus participants take key step towards developing national and regional emergency preparedness
Orbital experiments by André Kuipers have aided energy efficiency on Earth
The International Energy Agency’s latest annual publication of energy data – Key World Energy Statistics 2012 – is now available for free.
Maria van der Hoeven, the IEA’s Executive Director, visited the Ladakh region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir from 6 to 8 September to experience the benefits brought by decentralised solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems to a population living at an altitude of about 4,000 meters.
Over 25 senior representatives from government, industry and research institutes in Russia attended a meeting in Paris on 2 July to learn more about the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) work.
In 2011, global coal production grew for the twelfth straight year, global natural gas production increased by over 2%, and oil grew by 1%, but nuclear electricity production dropped by more than 4% due to a 9.2% decrease in OECD countries.
Following her participation this month at the 2012 World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur, IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven conducted a bioenergy fact-finding mission with visits to a palm oil plantation and a waste-to-energy power plant in Malaysia.
Accord should help enhance the exchange of information and raise transparency of Russian electricity markets
Maria van der Hoeven, IEA Executive Director, was interviewed by CNBC news at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum on 21 June.
The International Energy Agency’s Chief Economist, Dr Fatih Birol, has been named Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic; the highest ranking honour of the Italian Republic.
The Kurchatov Institute, in collaboration with the International Energy Agency Technology Platform, held on 5-6 June 2012 the first international conference in Moscow in support of the Russian process for the development of a national bioenergy roadmap.
IEA staff reviewed India’s oil emergency response policies last week by conducting simulations of major oil-supply disruptions during a two-day exercise near New Delhi.
A review of how energy efficiency indicators are currently used in policy making was the focus of a workshop which took place at the International Energy Agency’s headquarters in Paris on 6 and 7 June.
Dr. Hussain Al-Shahristani received the medal at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards 2012 ceremony in the Netherlands
Improving user experience across all areas is key priority
For a second year, the IEA is offering high-level courses on best practice to more than 100 energy professionals from around the globe.
Mobilising investment will be crucial - IEA Executive Director.
Energy-market experts from the 28 IEA member-country governments gathered on 28 and 29 March at the IEA Secretariat in Paris for a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting. The experts held productive discussions regarding numerous issues related to global oil and gas markets.
Ambassador Richard Jones highlights successful demonstration projects at meeting in Fukushima City.
Ukraine has great potential to increase its energy security, says IEA’s Director of Global Energy Dialogue, Ulrich Benterbusch, Director of Global Energy Dialogue at the IEA, and Graham White, Team Leader for the forthcoming IEA review of Ukraine’s energy policies – due to be published towards the end of this year – met with Ukraine’s Minister of Energy, Yuri Boyko, on 28 February in Kiev.
Between February 27 and 29, a team from the IEA’s Office of the Chief Economist held a fact-finding mission in Baghdad which focused on the in-depth outlook for Iraq’s energy sector that will be published in a World Energy Outlook (WEO)-2012 special report in early October.
IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven made a wide-ranging presentation on "The Future of Energy" at an international seminar in Mexico City, invited by Energy Secretary Jordy Herrera.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) will acknowledge the coming of age of the renewable energy sector by publishing, for the first time, an annual medium-term report which analyses that market.
"In a world of uncertainty one thing is sure: rising incomes and population will push energy needs higher" – Dr. Fatih Birol.
The Slovak Republic has achieved impressive results in increasing energy efficiency in recent years
Meeting organised by International Energy Agency, International Energy Forum and Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
Global information resource is set up by IEA and World Resources Institute.
100 participants from up to 50 countries are expected to attend the 2012 Energy Training Week.
The two agencies will develop a Global Renewable Energy Policies and Measures Database, as well as increase co-operation on technology and innovation.
The IEA constantly monitors developments in global oil markets and the current situation of heightened tensions surrounding the Middle East Gulf is no exception.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) will undertake a comprehensive analytical study of Iraq as part of the 2012 edition of its flagship publication, the World Energy Outlook (WEO).
Free download includes information on the supply, transformation and consumption of all major energy sources.
The pace of recovery in Libyan oil production was among the topics discussed.
A high-level workshop organised by the International Energy Agency, the International Energy Forum, and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries focused on the interactions between physical and financial energy markets.
Supplying the world’s energy must be done in a sustainable way – IEA Executive Director, during a visit to Saudi Arabia.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) regrets the early reports published today by a news organisation regarding the World Energy Outlook 2011, which is scheduled to be released at 10 a.m. on 9 November in London.
Dr. Fatih Birol focussed on worldwide access to energy, fossil fuel subsidies and investment in energy infrastructure, which are among the topics featured in the forthcoming World Energy Outlook 2011.
Strong co-operation between countries, organisations and analysts since JODI was established 10 years ago has led to a significant increase in the use of its Oil database.
2011 Ministerial meeting brought together Ministers and delegates from 37 countries representing more than three quarters of the world’s energy consumption.
Chief Executives from Energy Business Council take part in opening session.
The REA and the IEA agreed to strengthen bilateral co-operation on energy efficiency and renewables as well as overall dialogue on global and Russian energy market trends as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed on 18 October during the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris.
Current policies in place throughout the world are not enough to limit rise in global warming to two degrees Celsius.
Enhanced ties come as ASEAN members’ energy demand is set to expand much faster than global average over the next two decades.
Biennial event provides unique opportunity for energy ministers to discuss shared concerns.
IEA Senior Gas Analyst Anne-Sophie Corbeau looks at the role LNG will play over the next few years.
Implementation throughout the region was highlighted as critical to help reduce high losses in electricity distribution networks.
Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka makes his case at a summit in Beijing.
The IEA sets the record straight on energy-related misperceptions.
International Energy Agency Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka delivered the following remarks on Wednesday at the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, where he was presenting the recently published IEA report, "Are We Entering a Golden Age of Gas?":
The IEA Governing Board, at its regular quarterly meeting on 18-19 May, examined oil market developments and their impact on the global economy.
International Energy Agency’s Deputy Executive Director Richard Jones outlines economic and environmental benefits.
Review provides recommendations for Thailand’s future policy and procedures.
Benefits of low-carbon policies are not only climate-related, but also economic, stresses IEA Executive Director.
Countries agree to pursue common data collection and analysis.
“Energy policy choices made by the Russian authorities in the coming years will…have major implications for global energy security” – IEA Chief Economist.
Findings from the World Energy Outlook are presented at the Bridge Forum Dialogue in Luxembourg.
IEA report analyses – for the first time – progress in global clean energy technology deployment.
IEA hosts meeting for senior finance, policy and industry stakeholders.
“This hands-on experience and testing will contribute to our analysis and help with policy recommendations towards a sustainable energy future.” – Nobuo Tanaka.
A look at the issues affecting electricity and oil markets in Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
For the latest information about the situation in Japan, including a collection of links regarding the status of nuclear reactors and radioactive releases, as well as for facts on nuclear energy in OECD countries, please visit the website of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, the International Atomic Energy Agency and Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency.
As prices continue to rise, the IEA provides links to websites which help consumers save money.
Agency emphasises readiness to act if needed.
Each member country is required to hold oil stocks, which are equivalent to 90 days of its net imports.
‘Poland has made impressive efforts over recent years to develop a solid energy policy framework’ – Executive Director, Nobuo Tanaka.
“The frank exchanges that go on at these meetings are invaluable,” said Dr Fatih Birol, Chief Economist at the IEA.
A breakdown of IEA oil stocks on a country-by-country basis and a look at how quickly the IEA’s public stocks could be made available to the market.
In its regular quarterly meeting, the IEA Governing Board discussed developments on the world oil market.
A look at the supply of oil and gas from the North African nation.
The deadline for applications has been extended to 22 February 2011. The International Energy Agency, which has provided training since it was set up in 1974, is organising pioneering new thematic courses that will take place from 4 to 8 April at its headquarters in Paris.
On 26-29 January, IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka travelled to Davos, Switzerland to speak in high-level panels and participate in discussions on energy, economic and climate change matters.
On 1 February, Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, spoke at the 12th Annual Colloquium of the Syndicat des énergies Renouvables in Paris.
Nobuo Tanaka speaks on opening day of World Future Energy Summit.
Ambitious blueprint to cut out carbon emissions is presented at the Agency’s Paris-based headquarters.