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Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

Why the IEA still gets it wrong on fossil fuels

The IEA is using unrealistic assumptions about emissions and CCS to keep coal and oil in the picture.

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Renewable energy production stagnates in Germany in 2016

Renewable energy production stagnates in Germany in 2016

There were only minor changes in the share of renewables in Germany last year. The most surprising being the change in natural gas..

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Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

China and to some extent India are emerging as the principal practitioners of an alternative vision of energy growth.

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Visions clash at World Energy Congress in Istanbul

Visions clash at World Energy Congress in Istanbul

World Energy Council gives out clear message on move away from fossil fuels, but the fossil fuel industry wasn’t listening.

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US natural gas emissions to surpass those of coal in 2016

US natural gas emissions to surpass those of coal in 2016

CO2 emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in US will surpass those from burning coal – the globe’s chief climate polluter.

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U.S. coal production dropped to 30-year low in 2015

U.S. coal production dropped to 30-year low in 2015

Coal production in the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to low natural gas prices and climate policies.

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Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

According to CTI, over $2 trillion of new and existing investment is in danger of being wasted over the coming decade if governments and companies don’t take action to divert investments away from fossil fuels.

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How cheap can energy storage get? Pretty darn cheap

How cheap can energy storage get? Pretty darn cheap

If current trends hold, world is on trajectory for energy storage cheap enough to allow 24/7 clean energy in next 15-20 years

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Toyota vs. Tesla – can hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles compete with EVs?

Toyota vs. Tesla – can hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles compete with EVs?

Toyota is hoping to take a leaf from the Tesla playbook, and encourage an ecosystem of fuel cell suppliers and hydrogen fueling stations. But is this just the fossil fuel economy repackaged?

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Renewables: does the IEA continue to underestimate them?

Renewables: does the IEA continue to underestimate them?

In a new market report on renewable energy, the IEA notes that renewables will represent “the largest single source of electricity growth over the next 5 years.

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GE launches digital power plant to act as virtual battery for wind and solar

GE launches digital power plant to act as virtual battery for wind and solar

The IOT-equipped, cloud-supported software suite aims to squeeze increased flexibility and efficiency out of existing and new gas-fired power plants.