IEA: Policy uncertainty threatens to slow renewable energy momentum

The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. According to the report, power generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydro grew strongly in 2013, reaching almost 22%…

IEA: Review of Russian energy policies

By attracting large investments to modernise its ageing power generation and transmission systems as well as district heating supply chain, and by dramatically improving energy efficiency in the building and industrial sectors, Russia could develop new economic growth pillars beyond the oil and gas sectors, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in a new report.…

IEA: ‘Golden Age’ of gas coming to China, IEA says in latest five-year outlook

Driven by booming demand, the “Golden Age” of natural gas that is now firmly established in North America will expand to China over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its 2014 Medium-Term Gas Market Report. The projected near-doubling of Chinese gas demand through 2019 compensates for a slight slowdown in growth…