Universal access to energy to be possible by 2030


The International Energy Agency believes that growing political will and cost reduction can lead to universal access to energy by 2030. This is number 7 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals approved by the UN in 2015 that claims affordable, modern and non-polluting energy for all.

Slowdown in implementation of new efficiency policies, the IEA warns


The recent acceleration of global energy efficiency is at risk of slowing down if governments do not keep their focus on implementing new efficiency policies, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.


Iran, an increasingly attractive destination for investors in photovoltaic technology


Spain is not the sole country to shelter the sun and many other countries are creating around this renewable energy source a promising growth market that is highly attractive for investors in photovoltaic technology. One of these places is Iran. Its government is focused on the expansion of this energy source and, in addition, experts […]

Renewable energy auction in Brazil next December


The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has convened a renewable energy auction in Brazil to be held in December 2017 and has announced that it will carry out another auction in 2018. In 2015, the country signed an international commitment at COP 21 to increase by 33% the use of renewable sources and hydroelectric […]


Global energy investment falls for the second year running in 2016


Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, as increased spending on energy efficiency and power grids was more than offset by a steady drop in oil and gas spending, according to the World Energy Investment 2017 report by the IEA who expects global investment in both fuels to stabilize in 2017.

Transport and thermal uses, key to meeting the 2020 renewables target


The study entitled “Analysis of the renewable energies situation in Spain 2016. Outlook for 2020”, by CIEMAT in addition to making a sector-by-sector analysis, seeks to envision how Spain can achieve the renewable targets by 2020 and what to do in the next 4 years to do so. Transport and thermal uses will be key. […]