Tag: IEA

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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IEA says China’s ethanol push part of 25% jump in production seen from 2024 since 2018

IEA says China’s ethanol push part of 25% jump in production seen from 2024 since 2018

October 21, 2019 |

In France, Platts reports that the International Energy Agency says China’s plans to triple ethanol production over the next five years to 11 billion liters will help see overall global ethanol production increase by 25% in 2024 compared to 2018 at 190.3 billion liters. Last year’s five-year outlook report saw an estimate of 154 billion […]

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IEA says energy security driving Asia’s push towards biofuels

IEA says energy security driving Asia’s push towards biofuels

October 21, 2019 |

In France, the International Energy Agency says improving security of supply is a fundamental reason for the introduction of biofuel policy support in China, India and Indonesia, which in turn has raised production prospects. Combined, these countries account for 40% (15 billion liters) of biofuel production growth in the main case forecast (2019‑24). Crude oil import […]

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IEA says modern bioenergy will see biggest growth among renewables 2018-2023

IEA says modern bioenergy will see biggest growth among renewables 2018-2023

October 9, 2018 |

In France, modern bioenergy will have the biggest growth in renewable resources between 2018 and 2023, underscoring its critical role in building a robust renewable portfolio and ensuring a more secure and sustainable energy system, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast. Renewables will continue their expansion in the next five years, covering […]

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IEA sees biofuels as main renewable fuel through 2022 despite increased EVs

IEA sees biofuels as main renewable fuel through 2022 despite increased EVs

October 4, 2017 |

In France, the International Energy Agency says in its new Renewables 2017 report that biofuels are expected to remain 90% of the renewable energy used in transport by 2022 despite a growing share of electric vehicles. Biofuel production is expected to grow 16% during the period as well with Asia taking the lead thanks to […]

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FAO and IEA publish How2Guide for Bioenergy

FAO and IEA publish How2Guide for Bioenergy

February 16, 2017 |

In France, a concerted effort is needed to accelerate the development and deployment of bioenergy technologies globally. National and regional bioenergy roadmaps can play a key role in assisting decision makers identify pathways that are tailored to local resources and priority actions to overcome economic and non‑economic barriers. This How2Guide for Bioenergy was jointly developed […]

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