Spanish Wind Energy Association recognises IEA Executive Director Birol

1 July 2016

Annual Distinction was awarded for IEA’s work to place renewables at the centre of global energy discussions

Electricity Security Advisory Panel meeting discusses transition to a low-carbon electricity system

24 June 2016

Experts and policy makers discuss the challenge of designing post-Paris Agreement electricity markets

Experts meet in Paris to re-define climate ambition

21 June 2016

Workshop seeks to identify opportunities to achieve faster and deeper energy-sector decarbonisation

OPEC Secretary-General visits IEA for meeting on oil market outlook

22 April 2016

After the discussions, OPEC chief and Agency Executive Director attend lunch hosted by Indonesian ambassador

IEA to receive Spanish Wind Energy Association's Annual Award for emphasis on renewables

14 April 2016

Recognition welcomed as sign that IEA increasingly seen as global clean energy hub

Poor air quality: good energy policies can help save lives

10 March 2016

International experts advise IEA on forthcoming World Energy Outlook special report

11th IEA Energy Statistics Course draws 28 participants from 24 countries

29 February 2016

From Armenia to Thailand, Chile to Swaziland, they come to learn the IEA way to assess energy data

Jean-Yves Garnier, former head of IEA Energy Data Centre, honoured by French Government

16 December 2015

Past Executive Director Claude Mandil presented the award of Chevalier in the “Ordre National du Mérite”

Key World Energy Statistics 2015 available for free download in time for climate talks

6 November 2015

Most popular IEA publication offers a wealth of at-a-glance energy data, including CO2 emissions

28 statisticians gather in Paris for intense training in how the IEA gathers, uses and shares data

16 October 2015

Energy Statistics Course attendees hail from 25 member and non-member countries

A revamp for the IEA monthly statistics reports

15 June 2015

Charts, figures and commentary complement comprehensive data on electricity, gas, oil and prices

IEA shares expertise on energy efficiency with trainees from 40 countries

8 June 2015

Weeklong programme draws 100 participants for courses on statistics, standards, systems and so much more

G7 eyes IEA help in reinforcing sustainable energy security

20 May 2015

Ministers also look to Agency for advice on energy efficiency and gas markets

IEA Chief Economist receives Al Attiyah International Energy Award

6 May 2015

Prize recognises career of commitment to producer-consumer dialogue

During Mexico visit, IEA Chief Economist holds bilateral meeting with Energy Secretary

4 May 2015

Fatih Birol also meets with CEO of Pemex and briefs ambassadors on global energy situation

Agreement strengthens co-operation between IEA and Kazakhstan

24 April 2015

IEA Executive Director signs Memorandum of Understanding during Astana visit

IEA undertakes major review of India’s energy system

13 April 2015

Three cabinet-level ministers among 140 participants providing input at New Delhi event

Record 27 countries represented at ninth IEA Energy Statistics Course

2 March 2015

33 participants start intensive week of instruction in Agency methods to build databases crucial to good policy

IEA Chief Economist discusses energy security at NATO

24 February 2015

Fatih Birol is welcomed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

New Head of IEA Energy Data Centre is former Chief Statistician at UK DECC

1 March 2015

Duncan Millard’s extensive international experience includes work with IEA and Eurostat data groups

Kazakhstan is first Caspian-Black Sea country to join IEA technology initiative

18 February 2015

Nazarbayev University to provide nation's contribution, focusing on modelling

IEA Executive Director calls for "decisive action" to achieve EU Energy Union

6 February 2015

Addressing ministers in Latvia, she urges policies to encourage development of available options

IEA work showcased at World Economic Forum

24 January 2015

Chief Economist Fatih Birol's extensive participation included panel session on "Geo-Economics of Energy"

Ethiopian Power Minister accompanies statisticians visiting the IEA for training

9 December 2014

Visit is part of extensive capacity-building activities at core of Agency's global engagement

34 statisticians start intense week of training in the IEA way to compile energy data

6 October 2014

Participants from a record 26 countries were selected from among 200-plus applicants

ASEAN energy ministers laud IEA involvement in region

2 October 2014

Joint Statement issued at meeting in Laos calls for even greater collaboration

Key World Energy Statistics 2014 now available for free

22 September 2014

The most downloaded IEA publication, it features essential data on how energy is produced, transformed and consumed

Chinese power companies adapt quickly to challenges of emissions trading

2 September 2014

IEA helps organise project with electricity firms across China to simulate a national system

Interactive timelines combine policies and energy data

29 August 2014

New IEA web tool displays 22 years of key statistics on clean energy actions in more than 100 countries

Sustainable bioenergy for Southeast Asia

24 July 2014

National roadmaps and regional co-operation are vital to unleash sector's enormous potential, ASEAN experts say

Interactive map provides information on global unconventional gas output

22 July 2014

Product of IEA Unconventional Gas Forum allows for country-by-country comparisons

Electricity Security Advisory Panel meeting examines reliability of markets

16 June 2014

At inaugural session, experts and policy makers discuss how best to drive investments for a low-carbon economy

IEA helps develop 20 energy efficiency policy proposals for Arab-SEMED region

26 May 2014

New publication details proven policies tailored to Southern and Eastern Mediterranean contexts

World Economic Forum participants in Nigeria applaud work for upcoming WEO special report on Africa

12 May 2014

IEA Chief Economist meets with leading authorities and moderates session on continent's energy outlook

Energy Training Week draws 130-plus participants from nearly 60 countries

7 April 2014

Executive Director opens classes to share IEA knowledge and best practice

Key World Energy Statistics app now available for Android devices

28 March 2014

Get on-the-go access to all the headline statistics featured in the most downloaded IEA publication

At 2nd IEA Unconventional Gas Forum, a focus on the best and safest use of water

25 March 2014

Government and other key stakeholders gather in Canada to share best practices

25 countries represented at seventh IEA Energy Statistics Course

20 March 2014

34 participants receive a full week of intensive instruction and practical exercises

New IEA series tailors advice on low-carbon technologies for specific countries and regions

7 March 2014

Executive Director introduces How2Guide for Wind Energy; two more titles slated in next year

Follow her! IEA Executive Director is now tweeting

17 January 2014

@VanderHoeven_M uses social media platform to tout new commentary on coal published on CNN

IEA Executive Director launches WEO special focus on Brazil

13 December 2013

Country is at leading edge in low-carbon and oil development

Key World Energy Statistics 2013 app now available

5 November 2013

Interactive features allow for quick and easy electronic access and evaluation of the most critical energy data

IEA Chief Economist to receive Japanese Emperor’s Order of Rising Sun

4 November 2013

The Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to be conferred on Fatih Birol

Imperial College London awards honorary doctorate to IEA Chief Economist

23 October 2013

Fatih Birol honoured for economic analysis and efforts to increase energy access

17 countries represented at sixth IEA Energy Statistics Course

14 October 2013

30 participants from a record 170 applicants start a week of intensive instruction and practical exercises

China’s top climate negotiator welcomes WEO Special Report on energy and climate

12 September 2013

Top Chinese climate negotiator welcomes WEO Special Report on energy and climate

A way to use fossil fuels but keep the carbon out of the air

2 July 2013

IEA Technology Roadmap for CCS examines the urgent steps for deploying the one large-scale way to lock away emissions

IEA offers a blueprint for a sustainable buildings sector by 2050

27 June 2013

Study presents detailed scenarios and technologies for deep cuts in energy use and emissions

Second Forum on Climate Change-Energy Security Nexus

26 June 2013

Stakeholders meet in London to discuss bolstering energy sector’s resilience to climate change

IEA hosts International Energy Workshop 2013

26 June 2013

Presentations include detailed look at how World Energy Outlook models oil supply, power generation and demand for industry and transport

Roadmap explores technologies that improve chemical industry energy use and reduce emissions intensity

17 June 2013

IEA/ICCA/DECHEMA joint report concludes that emerging and breakthrough technologies promise indispensable energy efficiency improvements

IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol receives EURELECTRIC Award

4 June 2013

Utility group honors WEO as "authoritative source of forward-looking energy market analysis"

Blueprint details how Indian cement sector can sharply reduce its CO2 emissions

25 February 2013

Approach co-developed by IEA also makes deep cuts in industry’s energy needs

Key World Energy Statistics in the palm of your hand

1 February 2013

IEA releases new iPhone and iPad app with key energy data by country and by energy source

IEA advises on energy efficiency as Japan redefines national strategy

27 March 2013

Deputy Executive Director applauds ambitious goals for renewables and low-energy buildings

IEA launches Unconventional Gas Forum

22 March 2013

More than 100 stakeholders from around globe discuss best practices for addressing environmental and social concerns over unconventional gas development

IEA experts advise Japan on smart communities

12 March 2013

Government seeks input on best practices in energy planning for towns damaged by 2011 earthquake and tsunami

WEO workshop looks at what energy sector can do soon to limit climate change

12 March 2013

Government, international and business leaders gather at IEA to advise on special report due out in June

WEO workshop in Rio de Janeiro explores the energy outlook for Brazil

17 April 2013

Brazilian officials, industry representatives and experts provide input and ideas for special focus in the WEO-2013

Energy groups share tips on best training practices for better energy statistics

12 December 2012

Organisations ranging from APEC to UNSD join the IEA to show how they are progressing towards more harmonisation and co-operation

Clean-energy workshop fosters co-operation among non-member countries in Asia

11 December 2012

IEA conference hosted by China focuses on shared experiences in research and development

Didier Houssin returns to IEA as Director of Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology

6 December 2012

Former IEA Director of Energy Markets and Security’s new duties include policies related to climate change

IEA BEEP database is honoured with Energy Efficiency Innovator Award

8 November 2012

Sustainable Building Centre tool provides analysis of building energy codes, labelling schemes and incentive programmes for 34 countries

Auto manufacturers and policy makers discuss next phase of electric vehicle deployment

23 October 2012

IEA facilitates public-private discussions on ways to increase adoption of electric cars worldwide

20 countries represented as fourth IEA Statistics Course opens in Paris

15 October 2012

Participants to learn how to use IEA methodologies and practices for developing national energy balances based on international standards

IEA Global Energy Policy chief addresses Kazakhstani energy issues

12 October 2012

Ulrich Benterbusch highlights efficiency drive and rising oil output

IEA-organised workshop explores speeding renewables deployment in Mediterranean

5 October 2012

Rome event focuses on “From Mediterranean Plans to Renewable Energy Power Plants”

IEA-Thailand joint workshop focuses on oil security

2 October 2012

100-plus participants take key step towards developing national and regional emergency preparedness

Dutch astronaut visits IEA after six months in space

25 September 2012

Orbital experiments by André Kuipers have aided energy efficiency on Earth

New edition of Key World Energy Statistics offers a host of critical figures for free

17 September 2012

The International Energy Agency’s latest annual publication of energy data – Key World Energy Statistics 2012 – is now available for free.

State of play: New IEA statistics publications highlight latest global and OECD trends across major energy sources

25 July 2012

Global coal productions rose 6.6% in 2011, for 12th consecutive annual increase

IEA to share energy expertise and data with Russian forecasting firm and grid operator

22 June 2012

Accord should help enhance the exchange of information and raise transparency of Russian electricity markets

IEA’s Chief Economist awarded Italy’s highest ranking honour

14 June 2012

Order of Merit presented in recognition of contribution to the understanding of global energy issues

The International Energy Agency collaborates with the Kurchatov Institute on Bioenergy

6 June 2012

Event showcases International Technology Roadmap on Bioenergy for Heat and Power

IEA conducts Emergency Response Exercise in India

5 June 2012

'With this exercise we have strengthened our links with India, and we look forward to continuing to work together closely in the years to come'

Key findings from “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas” are presented in Washington

4 June 2012

WEO special report wins praise at event attended by more than 200 participants

Indicators that track changes in energy use and efficiency are focus of IEA workshop

8 June 2012

The more than 100 attendees urge policy makers to increase visibility of such measurements

IEA’s Executive Director presents freedom medal to Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy

14 May 2012

Dr. Hussain Al-Shahristani received the medal at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards 2012 ceremony in the Netherlands

IEA launches new website

2 May 2012

Improving user experience across all areas is key priority

Back by popular demand: IEA Training Week

2 April 2012

More than 100 energy professionals from public and private sector invited to Paris

Increasing the share of gas in India's energy mix will benefit country's energy security

23 March 2012

Mobilising investment will be crucial, says IEA Executive Director

IEA Statement

29 March 2012

IEA Executive Director issues statement after meeting of experts from member countries

Now is the time for global deployment of smart communities – IEA Deputy Executive Director

13 March 2012

Ambassador Richard Jones highlights successful demonstration projects at meeting in Fukushima City.

Ukraine has great potential to increase its energy security

2 March 2012

IEA Director of Global Energy Dialogue welcomes country's strong political commitment to develop conventional and unconventional gas resources

IEA fact-finding mission to Baghdad

1 March 2012

Team is preparing WEO in-depth special report on Iraq's energy sector

The Future of Energy

29 February 2012

IEA Executive Director gives far-ranging presentation in Mexico City

IEA Chief Economist launches World Energy Outlook in Korea

15 February 2012

"In a world of uncertainty one thing is sure: rising incomes and population will push energy needs higher"

Sharing information on bus transport systems is made easier thanks to new database

24 January 2012

Global information resource is set up by IEA and World Resources Institute.

IEA to train officials from around the world on key energy topics

16 January 2012

100 participants from up to 50 countries are expected to attend the 2012 Energy Training Week

New IEA-IRENA partnership will heighten co-operation and policy collaboration

16 January 2012

The two agencies will develop a Global Renewable Energy Policies and Measures Database, as well as increase co-operation on technology and innovation

IEA Statement

7 January 2012

IEA to prepare in-depth energy outlook of Iraq

15 February 2012

World Energy Outlook 2012 to focus on the role of the energy sector in the country's economy

IEA Executive Director meets with US Secretary of State

12 December 2011

Topics discussed include the pace of recovery in Libyan oil production

IEA, IEF, and OPEC host Second Joint Workshop on the Interactions between physical and financial energy markets

2 December 2011

Participants address oil price formation as well as the progress and potential impact of proposed market regulation

Shift in demand over next two decades must not upset balance of global energy security

30 November 2011

Supplying the world’s energy must be done in a sustainable way, IEA Executive Director says during visit to Saudi Arabia

IEA Chief Economist delivers keynote speech at B20 Business Summit

2 November 2011

Fatih Birol focusses on worldwide access to energy, fossil fuel subsidies and investment in energy infrastructure

Governments must ensure ample resources for collecting energy data, says Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI)

21 October 2011

Strong co-operation among countries, organisations and analysts since JODI's creation 10 years ago has led to significant increase in use of database

Ministers express shared resolve to drive forward a securer, more sustainable energy future across the globe

19 October 2011

2011 Ministerial meeting brought together Ministers and delegates from 37 countries representing more than three quarters of the world’s energy consumption.

Russian Energy Agency (REA) and IEA agree to strengthen co-operation

18 October 2011

Memorandum of Understanding focuses on energy efficiency and renewables

Firm commitments to carbon capture and storage are needed from governments and industry - IEA Deputy Executive Director

26 September 2011

Current policies in place throughout the world are not enough to limit rise in global warming to 2 degrees Celsius

IEA, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agree to strengthen co-operation

20 September 2011

Enhanced ties come as ASEAN members’ energy demand is set to expand much faster than global average over the next two decades

Q&A on global liquefied natural gas markets

6 September 2011

IEA Senior Gas Analyst Anne-Sophie Corbeau looks at the role LNG will play over the next few years

Development of smart grids in Latin America and the Caribbean discussed at IEA workshop

4 July 2011

Implementation throughout the region highlighted as critical to reduce high losses in electricity distribution networks

Why is there a need for closer co-operation between China and the IEA?

28 June 2011

Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka makes his case at a summit in Beijing

Fact versus fiction

15 June 2011

The IEA sets the record straight on energy-related misperceptions.

Diverse mix of energy sources are needed to decarbonise European electricity supply

3 May 2011

Benefits of low-carbon policies are not only climate-related but also economic, IEA Executive Director stresses

A statement from the IEA Executive Director

8 June 2011

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?":

IEA Governing Board Statement

19 May 2011

The IEA Governing Board, at its regular quarterly meeting on 18-19 May, examined oil market developments and their impact on the global economy

Boosting the efficiency of Russia’s coal-fired power plants is a ‘win-win’ move

9 May 2011

IEA Deputy Executive Director outlines economic and environmental benefits

IEA conducts first ‘Emergency Response Assessment’ on non-member country

5 May 2011

Review provides recommendations for Thailand’s future policy and procedures.

Shanghai meeting plugs in to future development and deployment of electric vehicles

29 April 2011

Countries agree to pursue common data collection and analysis

Russia’s energy outlook discussed at IEA meeting

21 April 2011

“Energy policy choices made by the Russian authorities in the coming years will…have major implications for global energy security” – IEA Chief Economist.

The age of cheap energy is over, IEA Executive Director warns

21 April 2011

Findings from the World Energy Outlook are presented at the Bridge Forum Dialogue in Luxembourg

Clean energy: the facts

7 April 2011

IEA report analyses – for the first time – progress in global clean energy technology deployment.

Renewable energy is essential for limiting global temperature increase, say experts

1 April 2011

IEA hosts meeting for senior finance, policy and industry stakeholders

The IEA expresses its condolences to the Japanese people

13 March 2011

Agency emphasises readiness to act if it is needed

IEA Executive Director test-drives plug-in-hybrid vehicle

1 April 2011

“This hands-on experience and testing will contribute to our analysis and help with policy recommendations towards a sustainable energy future”

Facts about Japanese energy supply

25 March 2011

A look at the issues affecting electricity and oil markets in the country following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami

Facts about nuclear energy in Japan, the OECD and the world

18 March 2011

The IEA provides sources for information

How does the IEA respond to major disruptions in oil supply?

10 March 2011

Each member country is required to hold oil stocks equivalent to 90 days of its previous year's net imports

IEA urges Polish government to integrate its energy and climate strategies

2 March 2011

‘Poland has made impressive efforts over recent years to develop a solid energy policy framework’ – Executive Director, Nobuo Tanaka.

Leading industry executives convene for two days of IEA Energy Business Council talks

28 February 2011

“The frank exchanges that go on at these meetings are invaluable,” IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol says

IEA Governing Board Statement on Libya

24 February 2011

In its regular quarterly meeting, the IEA Governing Board discussed developments on the world oil market.

IEA Facts in Brief: Libya

21 February 2011

A look at the supply of oil and gas from the North African nation.

Renewable energy sources are a critical element of energy security

1 February 2011

IEA Executive Director addresses French symposium

Countries must act now to achieve a secure and cleaner energy future

19 January 2011

IEA Executive Director speaks on opening day of World Future Energy Summit

Asian Development Bank and IEA hold joint workshops on low-carbon energy

31 October 2012

First such co-operation between agencies draws more than 50 government and industry participants from across Asia