iea renewable energy

IEA Gets Hilariously Slammed For Obsessively Inaccurate Renewable Energy Forecasts

Like the US Energy Information Administration, the IEA uses various methodologies and assumptions that just consistently bias their forecasts against renewables. It’s easy to assume there are some nefarious ulterior motives underneath these consistent errors — crony capitalism and controlling hand of the pollution industry kind of stuff. That’s certainly possible, but I haven’t seen strong evidence of it and won’t jump to conclusions.

New IEA Report on Renewable Energy Costs & Policy (IEA Nails It!)

The International Energy Agency (IEA), traditionally a very fossil-fuel-friendly international agency, reported today that renewable energy is becoming cost-competitive (and should receive subsidies to account for its environmental, energy security, and health benefits) — several extended quotes below. While I’m happy to see the IEA make this announcement (and there … [continued]