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IEA – International Energy Agency: Wind energy seen generating up to 18% of global power by 2050

New IEA publication details the advances in technology that make increasingly possible a surge from the current 2.6%. Wind power could generate up to 18% of world's electricity by 2050, compared with 2.6% today, the new report IEA Technology Roadmap: Wind energy – 2013 Edition finds. The nearly 300 gigawatts of current wind power worldwide … Continue reading IEA – International Energy Agency: Wind energy seen generating up to 18% of global power by 2050

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Wind Energy to Double and Solar Power to Triple in 6 Years, Says IEA

The headline summary of the new Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2013 from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has been well reported: Renewables will surpass natural gas for electricity generation globally by 2016, doubling nuclear output and coming in second only to coal in power generation. Total renewable capacity is expected to grow from 1,580 … Continue reading Wind Energy to Double and Solar Power to Triple in 6 Years, Says IEA

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Wind energy and other renewables to power 25% of world within 5 years

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), stating that global power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources will exceed that of gas and be twice that of nuclear by 2016, is receiving widespread news coverage. Renewable power is expected to increase by 40% in the next five years, according to … Continue reading Wind energy and other renewables to power 25% of world within 5 years

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A shifting global energy balance will include wind energy

Wind power and other renewables will become the become the world’s second-largest source of power generation by 2015 and close in on coal as the primary source by 2035, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). “A steady increase in hydropower and the rapid expansion of wind and solar power has cemented the position of … Continue reading A shifting global energy balance will include wind energy

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IEA Endorses Electric Vehicles As Carbon Fighters

The IEA said it considers electric vehicles one of the best ways to decrease the carbon footprint from the transportation sector. Executives and leaders from the automobile sector met with the International Energy Agency in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss global implementation of electric vehicles. The IEA said the sale of electric vehicles needs to double … Continue reading IEA Endorses Electric Vehicles As Carbon Fighters

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IEA: Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2012

Renewable energy has emerged as a significant source in the global energy mix, accounting for around a fifth of worldwide electricity production. Much of this success has stemmed from economic incentives and significant policy effort by countries, particularly those in the OECD. Massive investment has taken place on a global scale, with costs for most … Continue reading IEA: Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2012

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IEA: Wind Energy Will Be Among Top Global Renewable Sources By 2017

Renewable power generation is expected to continue its rapid growth over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that acknowledges the coming-of-age of the renewable energy sector. The report says that despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from hydropower, solar power, wind power and … Continue reading IEA: Wind Energy Will Be Among Top Global Renewable Sources By 2017

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Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

Wind power will be the second biggest contributor to global renewable electricity generation by 2017, according to a ground-breaking report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from renewable sources including wind turbines will increase by more than 40% to almost 6,400 terawatt hours (TWh) – roughly … Continue reading Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

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