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Renewable energy share in power generation remains stable over the decade: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2020

The share of renewables in electricity generation has remained stable at about 16 per cent over the past decade amid increasing electricity consumption, according to a recent report by the International Energy Agency. “The share of renewables in India’s energy system has...

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Coal endures as world's favorite fuel for electricity generation

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

Coal consumption is set to rise in the coming years as growing demand for electricity in developing countries outpaces a shift to cleaner sources of electricity in industrialized nations. While use of the most polluting fossil fuel had a historic dip in 2019, the...

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SUV boom is killing the environmental benefits of EVs, reveals IEA study

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2019

The hatchbacks, sedans are on the back foot with the rise of the crossovers and SUVs. These gas guzzlers are actually killing the benefits of the electric vehicles, claims a study by International Energy Agency. The Paris-based intergovernmental organization claims that the...

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Electric vehicles' rise may lead to slow global oil demand from 2025: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

Growth in global oil demand is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electric vehicles increases, but consumption is unlikely to peak in the next two decades, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. The Paris-based IEA, which advises...

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Coal demand resilient in Asia even as renewables pick up pace - IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Coal demand in Asia will grow in coming years primarily due to its affordability as the region needs to power up its fast-growing economies, a director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday. The region will continue to see widespread use of coal,...

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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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