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IEA marks historic day in global energy governance with first member country in Latin America
IEA marks historic day in global energy governance with first member country in Latin America
18 February 2018

Executive Director meets Australian Ministers and energy community to review global energy markets
Dr Fatih Birol's visit coincided with publication of in-depth review of Australia’s energy policies
15 February 2018

IEA commends Australia’s commitment to affordable, secure and clean energy
Energy policy review focuses on natural gas markets and integrating variable renewables
14 February 2018

OMR: History repeating itself?
Fast rising production in non-OPEC countries, led by the US, is likely to grow by more than demand
13 February 2018

Broadest ever participation in IEA emergency response exercise
For the first time in the IEA’s history, Member, Accession and Association countries work together to simulate collective response to an oil supply disruption
12 February 2018

IEA and KAPSARC co-host workshop on decarbonisation potential of advanced CO2-EOR
Participants explore the economic and environmental potential of combining CO2 enhanced oil recovery with carbon storage
31 January 2018

Commentary: More policy attention is needed for renewable heat
Heat remains the sleeping giant of energy policy despite massive potential for energy savings and emissions reductions
25 January 2018

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

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
19 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

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