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With help from West Asia, ISA to reach 100 countries mark at second general assembly

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

In the run-up to the second general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to be held in New Delhi from 30 October—2 November, the first treaty-based international government organization headquartered in India has stepped up efforts to sign up two-dozen new...

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Coal remains main source of energy in Southeast Asia

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

The energy multinational Wood Mackenzie said in a recent study that coal would remain a major fuel source in Southeast Asia for years to come, its use expected to peak only in 2027. The Indonesian government has set a target of generating 23 percent of its power from...

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IEA: Almost 200GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed worldwide in 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

After stagnating last year, renewable energy has hit back with a vengeance in 2019 with the International Energy Agency (IEA) expecting almost 200 GW of new clean energy generation capacity will have been added by year-end. The lion’s share of the new capacity will come from...

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IEA signs MoU to bolster energy efforts in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

The International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, Dr Fatih Birol, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) this month to strengthen...

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Progress on energy technologies fails to keep pace with long-term goals for clean energy transitions

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

The International Energy Agency’s latest and most comprehensive assessment of clean energy transitions finds that the vast majority of technologies and sectors are failing to keep pace with long...

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World Bank : More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

According to a new report produced by the International Energy Agency (IEA) the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank and...

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India investing more money in solar power than coal for first time

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2019

A whopping 74 per cent of India’s electricity generation comes from coal-fired power plants, and coal use in the country continues to increase, but we may be seeing the beginning of the end of...

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India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the...

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