Tag: IEA

IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group releases Germany country profile in year end newsletter

IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group releases Germany country profile in year end newsletter

January 3, 2016 |

The IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group released its end of year newsletter, which included a comprehensive  country profile for biofuels activity in Germany, authored by Franziska Müller-Langer (DBFZ and Nicolaus Dahmen (KIT). The overview includes Background and policy, the Current regulatory framework in Germany, Developments and perspectives until 2020 and post-2020 in Germany, and an […]

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Best Chance to save the planet: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to the Paris Agreement

Best Chance to save the planet: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to the Paris Agreement

December 13, 2015 |

Guiding the delegates at Paris for the recent, historic climate change agreement was a whole bunch of data on energy. One of the most intelligent offerings on that topic came from the International Energy Agency, which we’ve selected from below.

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IEA’s new World Energy Outlook 2015 sees only 5% biofuel use in transport in 2040

IEA’s new World Energy Outlook 2015 sees only 5% biofuel use in transport in 2040

November 16, 2015 |

In France, the International Energy Agency’s new World Energy Outlook 2015 estimates biofuels will only account for about 5% transport fuel consumption in 2040 under its New Policies Scenario, which expects that blending mandates will more or less still exist by then. Despite remaining a minor part of the energy mix, the total volume is […]

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IEA Clean Coal Center to hold webinar on microalgal removal of CO2 from flue gas

IEA Clean Coal Center to hold webinar on microalgal removal of CO2 from flue gas

March 30, 2015 |

In the UK, microalgal removal of CO2 from flue gas is the subject for the next webinar, from the IEA Clean Coal Center, which will be presented by Xing Zhang on Wednesday 22 April at midday (UK time). Various methods have been developed to remove CO2 from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants. Biological […]

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Looking down the road at biofuels, coal, gas, and oil

Looking down the road at biofuels, coal, gas, and oil

January 27, 2015 |

“The short-term picture of a well-supplied oil market should not disguise the challenges that lie ahead as reliance grows on a relatively small number of producers,” warns the International Energy Agency. Why all the gloom amidst boom times for energy supply? Turns out, right around the corner, rising demand will challenge supply all over again. […]

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IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group releases Netherlands country profile in year end newsletter

IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group releases Netherlands country profile in year end newsletter

December 29, 2014 |

The IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Group released its end of year newsletter, which included a comprehensive  country profile for biofuels activity in The Netherlands, authored by John Neeft, Elke van Thuijl and Oliver May . The overview includes images and descriptions of the TNO, ECN, Algae Park and Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF) pilot plants,  Examples […]

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IEA reports that fossil fuels industry receives $500b in subsidies

IEA reports that fossil fuels industry receives $500b in subsidies

November 17, 2014 |

Bloomberg reports that the International Energy Agency reports that the fossil fuels industry receives $500 billion a year in subsidies, and is holding back investment in cleaner forms of energy. Oil, coal and gas received more than four times the $120 billion paid out in incentives for renewables including wind, solar and biofuels, the Paris-based […]

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IEA warns that policy uncertainty is global threat to advance of renewables

IEA warns that policy uncertainty is global threat to advance of renewables

September 1, 2014 |

From Brussels, the International Energy Agency has released its in its 3rd annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report — and the agency is becoming bearish on the expansion prospects for renewables unless policy constraints are addresses. According to the report, power generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydro grew strongly in 2013, […]

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The Unconventional Truth: As oil heads for $128, 10 advanced biofuels for under $100 a barrel

The Unconventional Truth: As oil heads for $128, 10 advanced biofuels for under $100 a barrel

February 2, 2014 |

We had a rousing response to “Get Cracking!” — our focus last week on a new wave of thermal & catalytic technologies. But how do they stack up, when it comes to cost? How do they compare to other unconventionals – such as are (famously) now appearing on the fossil oil & gas horizon? The […]

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IEA expects US to boost gasoline exports to avoid RIN exposure

IEA expects US to boost gasoline exports to avoid RIN exposure

August 12, 2013 |

In France, the International Energy Agency expects the US to boost gasoline exports in 2014 in order to avoid having to buy RINs, thereby avoiding the blend wall.  The IEA didn’t provide an estimate as to how much it expects gasoline exports to rise, other than noting that some refiners are betting positioned against rising […]

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