Tag: IEA

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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IEA drops US ethanol outlook, citing policy uncertainty

IEA drops US ethanol outlook, citing policy uncertainty

May 16, 2013 |

In France, the International Energy Agency released its 2013 Mid-Term Oil Market Report, projected that US ethanol growth will stall almost completely through 2018 due to political opposition to the US Renewable Fuel Standard, the ethanol blend wall, stalling gasoline demand, and rising feedstock costs. “Though there is no clear indication the RFS2 will be […]

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IEA says cellulosic biofuels capacity has tripled since 2010: new Task 39 global report

IEA says cellulosic biofuels capacity has tripled since 2010: new Task 39 global report

April 5, 2013 |

The IEA Task 39 group publishes its latest report on advanced biofuels — how is the global industry progressing? The International Energy Agency, through its Task 39 group, has published its 207-page report on the “Status of Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Facilities in 2012”. The report, in its pages, contains detailed project summaries as well as […]

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IEA says global energy demand to grow by 33 percent by 2035

IEA says global energy demand to grow by 33 percent by 2035

November 14, 2012 |

In the UK, the International Energy Agency released its World Energy Outlook. “Global energy demand grows by more than one-third over the period to 2035 in the New Policies Scenario (our central scenario),” the IEA projected, “with China, India and the Middle East accounting for 60% of the increase. “Energy demand barely rises in OECD countries, although […]

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IEA says biofuels production needs to double, gov’ts need to level playing field

IEA says biofuels production needs to double, gov’ts need to level playing field

May 1, 2012 |

In the UK, the International Energy Agency has released its report Tracking Clean Energy Progress that shows that biofuels production needs to double, requiring a four-fold increase in advanced biofuels production over currently announced capacity by 2020. It said that governments must level the playing field for clean energies, ensuring that energy prices reflect the […]

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IEA says Brazilian ethanol shortage will materially slow global biofuels growth

IEA says Brazilian ethanol shortage will materially slow global biofuels growth

December 14, 2011 |

In France, the International Energy Agency says that global ethanol production growth will slow significantly due to Brazil’s production hiccups as production fell 75,000 barrels per day to 375,000 bpd. The IEA expects Brazilian production to reach 530,000 bpd by 2016. The agency has cut its annual production growth expectations to 400,000 bpd per year […]

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