Tag: IEA


The 12 Most-Read POWER Global Monitor Articles of 2022

December 27, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Every month, POWER magazine publishes several articles in its Global Monitor section covering topics important to the electric power generation industry. The articles typically feature interesting updates on progress made at notable projects around the world, big policy changes, or […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

U.S. Coal Plant Closures Continue, While China Rapidly Builds More

November 8, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A wave of retirements for U.S. coal-fired power plants continues, with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting almost a quarter of the nation’s remaining facilities could be shuttered by the end of 2029. The EIA in its preliminary monthly electric […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

July 7, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Industry demand for biomass may exceed supply

July 6, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) finds sustainable biomass in short supply. A report released by the global coalition of energy leaders predicts that without major changes in land use, technology and consumer behaviour, the stock of sustainable biomass available will […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Renewables surged in 2020, IEA reports

May 11, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The International Energy Agency’s latest Renewable Energy Market update finds that renewable capacity additions in 2020 reached almost 280GW, up 45% from the 190GW in 2019 and the largest year-on-year increase since 1999. This was comprised primarily of solar and […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Natural Gas a Powerful Force, Despite Industry Headwinds

April 1, 2020

Via: PowerMag

There is plenty of natural gas in the U.S., and indeed the world. Prices for the fuel continue at historic lows, with weeks at levels below $2/MMBtu in the U.S., as the supply of gas has far outstripped demand. That’s […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

IEA: Energy Transition Possible, But More Expensive, Without Oil & Gas Buy-In

January 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The energy transition will be cheaper and faster with the full support of the oil and gas sector, but national oil companies, in particular, are falling behind, the IEA warned in a report compiled with the World Economic Forum and […]