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IEA Chief Predicts 200 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind By 2040

September 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Speaking at the Global Wind Summit on Tuesday, Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, predicted that wind energy would play "a critical role" in the world's energy mix over the coming decades, and in Europe particular could generate as much as 1,100 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2040, boosted in part by up to at least 200 gigawatts (GW) worth of offshore wind, if not more


India Joins International Energy Agency As Association Country

March 31st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

India officially joined the International Energy Agency as an Association country on Thursday, solidifying and expanding its partnership with the world's leading clean energy organization and providing the IEA with a deeper link to help India become a secure and sustainable energy producing country


Renewables = Over 50% New Electricity Capacity But 16% Of Energy Investment

January 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Only 18% of energy investment in renewables despite >50% of new power capacity being renewables is, to me, a sign that the carbon bubble is still growing, but it's also a giant Post-it note telling investors that it's time to shift focus and put money into the future ... if they want the future to be kind to them


The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble

January 14th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

As the cleantech transition speeds up, many of us are jumping for joy. Trump may be king of tweetland, but he and his oil & gas buddies can't stop renewables or electric robotaxis. They know that. Their goals are pretty clear, though: pump up the carbon bubble as much as possible, stuff as much cash into their own bank accounts before it pops, and hopefully retire and die before the whole global economy is brought down with the the thin soapy liquid that was probably much prettier as a bubble


Renewable Energy & Davos

February 8th, 2016 | by Dr. Elie Chachoua

Editorial note: If, like many Brazilians, you were on holidays for most of January, you might have missed two important [&hellip



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