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Press Release: IEA policy review commends Germany’s ambitious efforts to advance its clean energy transition

Includes the report: Germany 2020 Energy Policy Review

The International Energy Agency released its latest in-depth review of German energy policies today, welcoming the country’s bold approach to its clean energy transition.

Press Release: Building a “Grand Coalition” to bridge the gap between energy and climate goals

Ministers and high-level representatives from COP host countries met at the International Energy Agency on Wednesday to review ways the energy sector can meet climate and other sustainability goals.

Includes the recording of the event.

Press Release: Defying expectations of a rise, global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019

Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, according to IEA data released yesterday.

Event: OECD 2020 Global Forum on Environment (Paris, 5 & 6 March 2020)

Countries are currently facing the urgent need to tackle the climate crisis, reduce pollution, and protect our planet’s biodiversity and other natural resources, while simultaneously ensuring that a transition to a low-carbon greener economy delivers benefits to all. To meet environmental goals and in line with Agenda 2030, policy- and decision- makers need to consider links between environmental policy responses and other goals, such as achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Press Release: IEA workshop highlights crucial role of carbon capture technologies for clean energy transitions

The International Energy Agency held a high-level workshop today on the role that carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) can play in a cleaner and more resilient energy sector. The event brought together international experts from across governments, industry, NGOs and leading global institutions.

Event: Power System Flexibility Expert Workshop (Paris, 6 February 2020)

On 6 February 2020, in the framework of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Power System Flexibility Campaign, the International Energy Agency hosts its Annual Expert Workshop at the IEA Headquarters in Paris. The discussions will be structured around the three main-blocks of this year’s workplan: Digitalisation, Market Design for Demand Side Solutions and Sector Coupling for Electrified Transport.

Event: Energy Efficiency Policy in Emerging Economies (Paris, 27-30 April 2020)

The 13th Energy Efficiency Policy in Emerging Economies Training Week aims to build capacity among policy makers from emerging economies and to equip them with greater knowledge and skills to develop and implement effective energy efficiency initiatives in their respective countries.

Event: 2nd AUC-IEA Ministerial Forum (Johannesburg, 21 April 2020)

The 2nd edition of the Forum will bring together a diverse mix of high-level stakeholders from government, industry and other international organizations to discuss the development of Africa’s energy sector. The event presents an opportunity to build on the outcomes of the first 2019 Ministerial Forum, identify further diverse and pressing energy challenges facing African countries, and highlight opportunities to continue driving Africa’s clean energy transition.

Event: Workshop on Energy Efficient Cooling in ASEAN (Hanoi, 3 & 4 March 2020)

The International Energy Agency (IEA) and United for Efficiency (U4E), in partnership with the Government of Viet Nam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade are hosting Workshop on Energy Efficient Cooling in ASEAN on 3-4 March 2020 in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

This event will bring together energy efficiency professionals from across the region to explore policies, technologies, innovation, new approaches and business models that can accelerate progress on energy efficiency cooling across sectors and systems.

Event: IEA Speaker Series: Building an Energy and Climate Grand Coalition (Paris, 12 February 2020)

Our next “Big Ideas” Speaker Series will focus on Building an Energy and Climate Grand Coalition and discussing real-world energy solutions to achieve climate goals.

Three distinguished guests will participate in this high-level event; the Rt Hon Ms Claire Perry O’Neill, President of COP26; H.E. Ms Teresa Ribera, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, Minister for the Ecological Transition and Host Minister of COP25; and H.E. Dr. Michał Kurtyka, Poland’s Minister of Climate and President of COP24, Poland.

Press Release: Oil and gas industry needs to step up climate efforts now

Includes the IEA’s report: ‘Oil and Gas Industry in Energy Transitions”.

Oil and gas companies are facing a critical challenge as the world increasingly shifts towards clean energy transitions. Fossil fuels drive the companies’ near-term returns, but failure to address growing calls to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could threaten their long-term social acceptability and profitability.

Press Release: High-level innovation workshop lays foundations for IEA’s new global guidebook on clean energy technologies

The International Energy Agency held a high-level workshop today on ways to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies, bringing together top international decision-makers from governments, industry and finance, as well as key experts from leading global research institutions.

Press Release: India and IEA hold workshop on EV charging infrastructure

The IEA, together with the India Bureau of Energy Efficiency and the Electric Vehicles Initiative, held a high-level workshop on policy frameworks to deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Delhi on November 19. The event brought together more than 300 representatives from government, the private sector, think tanks, academia and international organisations.

Event: Clean Energy Investment in Emerging Economies: Progress, Risks and Opportunities (Webinar, 17 December 2019)

Building on insights from the recent IEA Southeast Asia and Africa Energy Outlooks, this webinar will discuss persistent risks and present opportunities identified to reduce financing costs and attract more capital for clean energy in selected emerging markets.

Event: ETP 2020: Accelerating Clean Energy Technology Innovation (Paris, 18 December 2019)

The International Energy Agency is hosting a high-level workshop entitled “ETP-2020: Accelerating Clean Energy Technology Innovation” on Wednesday, 18 December 2019, in Paris, France, in order to inform its analysis for the 2020 edition of the Energy Technologies Perspectives (ETP).

Press Release: Assessing the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s energy future

The International Energy Agency has significantly deepened its engagement with Africa in recent years, including through greater dialogue with governments and business leaders, increased training programmes for policy makers and expanded analytical work.

Press Release: Governments should take stronger action on energy efficiency, according to global IEA survey

Governments need to take stronger policy action to reverse the worrying slowdown in global energy efficiency improvements, according to a public survey conducted by the International Energy Agency. The survey was carried out to inform the first meeting of the Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency, which takes place Wednesday.

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