International Energy Agency Current Affairs - 2020

UNEP and IEA Report: World will need at least 14 billion cooling appliances by 2050

The United Nations Environment Programme and the International Energy Agency released a report on “Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis”. The report cited benefits of cooling efficiency and Kigali Amendment report. Highlights The report says that by 2050, the world will need at least 14 billion cooling appliances. Currently, there are 3.6 billion appliances in use Read More…

ADB renewed MoU with IEA for Energy Sector Sustainability and Resilience

Manila based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has renewed its 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2017 with the Paris based International Energy Agency (IEA). The renewed MoU was signed on 9th July 2020 for a period of 3 years. 2017 MoU The regional development bank-ADB signed the MoU with International Organization-IEA back in March Read More…

IEA Report: Global Energy Review, 2020

The International Energy Agency recently released Global Energy Review in 2020. The report highlights the global energy demand in 2020 and carbon dioxide emissions. Highlights The report was prepared by collecting data from 30 countries. This includes India and China. Key Findings of the report According to the report, 15% of the daily electricity demand Read More…

International Energy Agency: India the third largest producer of Electricity

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of Power quoted International Energy Agency ranking in the Parliament. According to the ranking, India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world. Also, it is ranked 106th in terms of per capital consumption. Highlights India has now become power surplus from power deficit. Therefore, it is Read More…

IEA launches India’s Energy Policy Report

On January 10, 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) launched India’s Energy Policy Report. The report insisted that India should adopt its think tank NITI Aayog’s National Energy Policy. IEA released its “India Report 2020”, in collaboration with NITI Aayog. Key Findings of the report The oil demand of India will overtake China by mid-2020. Read More…