Tag: IEA

IEA says global energy transition ambitions not strong enough

IEA says global energy transition ambitions not strong enough

October 13, 2021 |

In France, a new energy economy is emerging around the world as solar, wind, electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies flourish. But as the pivotal moment of COP26 approaches, the IEA’s new World Energy Outlook makes it clear that this clean energy progress is still far too slow to put global emissions into sustained decline […]

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IEA says biofuel production fell 8% in 2020 due to pandemic

IEA says biofuel production fell 8% in 2020 due to pandemic

May 11, 2021 |

In France, the International Energy Agency says transport biofuel production declined 8% globally in 2020 as the pandemic limited travel. Production is expected to recover this year to 2019 volumes, and expand another 7% in 2022 as biodiesel and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) production increases globally and ethanol expands in India. However, the ongoing effects […]

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Brazil first of five countries IEA will analyze to improve biofuels policies

Brazil first of five countries IEA will analyze to improve biofuels policies

December 28, 2020 |

In Brazil, the FAPESP news agency reports that the International Energy Agency plans to do a deep dive into the Brazilian biofuel policies in an effort to figure out improvements to further support the expansion of renewable fuels across the country. The IEA analysis will look for ways to improve efficiencies amongst six different areas […]

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The Biofuture Platform calls on governments to implement IEA’s Five Principles for Post-COVID Bioeconomy Recovery

The Biofuture Platform calls on governments to implement IEA’s Five Principles for Post-COVID Bioeconomy Recovery

November 23, 2020 |

In Brazil, the Biofuture Platform, a multi-stakeholder initiative facilitated by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and designed to take action on climate change by promoting international coordination on the sustainable low-carbon bioeconomy, has responded to the almost 12% drop in biofuel output in 2020 announced in the IEA’s Renewables 2020 report.  The Platform urges countries, […]

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IEA report says biofuel production dropped for first time in 20 years due to pandemic

IEA report says biofuel production dropped for first time in 20 years due to pandemic

November 10, 2020 |

In France, the latest report from the International Energy Agency says the biofuels industry has been strongly impacted by the Covid‑19 pandemic. Global transport biofuel production in 2020 is anticipated to be 144 billion liters (L), equivalent to 2.480 billion barrels per day– an 11.6% drop from 2019’s record output and the first reduction in […]

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Biofuture Platform joins Clean Energy Ministerial to create powerful change agent and ambitious engine for the global bioeconomy

Biofuture Platform joins Clean Energy Ministerial to create powerful change agent and ambitious engine for the global bioeconomy

September 14, 2020 |

By Gerard J. Ostheimer, PhD., Co-Founder and CSO, Global Biofuture Solutions Special to The Digest On Wednesday September 16th the Biofuture Platform will become an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial. The 1-hour launch event is available to the public online and will be co-hosted by Brazilian Minister of Mines, Minerals, and Energy Bento Albuquerque […]

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IEA presents Sustainable Recovery Plan to urge governments to decarbonize as part of COVID-19 recovery

IEA presents Sustainable Recovery Plan to urge governments to decarbonize as part of COVID-19 recovery

June 22, 2020 |

In France, International Energy Agency presented a Sustainable Recovery Plan focusing on a series of actions that can be taken over the next three years to revitalize economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient. Set out in a Special Report on Sustainable Recovery from the IEA’s flagship World Energy Outlook […]

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IEA says stable policy key for bioenergy’s recovery post-pandemic

IEA says stable policy key for bioenergy’s recovery post-pandemic

May 21, 2020 |

In France, the International Energy Agency says the Covid-19 crisis has radically changed the global context for biofuels, which are a key element in the shift to more sustainable transport. The sharp fall in demand for gasoline and diesel also hurts biofuel consumption driven by policies requiring suppliers to blend a set amount of biofuels […]

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China joins IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Program

China joins IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Program

April 23, 2020 |

In France, IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Program said that the People’s Republic of China has joined the TCP, bringing the number of contracting parties to 26. Initially CNREC plans to join two IEA Bioenergy tasks: “Energy from Biogas” (Task 37) and “Climate and sustainability effects of bioenergy within the broader bioeconomy” (Task 45). According to […]

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IEA says biogas could cover 20% of current demand for gas

IEA says biogas could cover 20% of current demand for gas

March 25, 2020 |

In France, the world is only using a fraction of the potential to produce gas from organic waste, which could cover around 20% of today’s global demand for gas, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. Modern societies and economies produce increasing amounts of organic waste – such as agricultural residues, food […]

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