Sweden ‘Leading the Way Towards a Low Carbon Future’

Sweden has the lowest share of fossil fuels in its primary energy supply among all member countries that are part of the International Energy Agency (IEA). It is also the second lowest carbon intensive economy and is a “global leader” in building a low carbon future, according to IEA’s latest …

Could US Overtake Saudi Arabia as World’s Top Oil Exporter?

The US will start exporting more oil than Russia and could potentially overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s top exporter in the next five years. The forecast from the International Energy Agency (IEA) comes after a “spectacular growth” of 2.2 million barrels per day (mb/d) of oil in the US …

A Country with the Best Attitude Towards the Natural Environment

With its unspoilt nature, clean lakes and rivers, Switzerland has had a healthy advantage for reaching the highest position in a category concerning ecology. What nature has unselfishly given to this country, nestled in the fairy-tale landscape of the Alpine massif, the Swiss are trying to preserve by applying regulations …

Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy

Bioenergy is the largest source of renewable energy today, providing heat and electricity, as well as transport fuels. Yet, more so than for other low‑carbon energy technologies, the complex and multi‑faceted supply chains of bioenergy projects call for careful consideration of sustainability issues and well-thought-out regulatory frameworks. These will enable …

Christian Zinglersen Named as Head of the new Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat at the...

Christian Zinglersen, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, was named the first Head of Secretariat for the new Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat, established at the International Energy Agency (IEA). Mr Zinglersen will lead the CEM Secretariat to support an accelerated global transition to …

France’s Energy Transition Is Vital for Energy Security, According to Latest IEA Review

The International Energy Agency (IEA) praised France for setting in motion significant reforms towards more secure, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and the green growth of its economy. Over the past ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and benefitted from greater energy efficiency, notably in the …

Morocco Becomes IEA Association Country, the First for the Middle East and Africa

The International Energy Agency (IEA) welcomed the Kingdom of Morocco as an Association Country recently, deepening the partnership between both parties for a more sustainable and secure energy future. Morocco becomes the latest member of the IEA family and the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to …