International Energy Agency Current Affairs, GK & News

International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency is an intergovernmental organisation set up in 1974 in response to the 1973 oil crisis. Its 30 member nations hold 1.55 billion barrels in public emergency oil stocks. India is not a member of this agency. To become a member, certain requirements must be met, like maintaining emergency oil reserves equivalent ..

Global Energy Review

The International Energy Agency recently released the Global Energy Review report. According to the report, the Carbon Dioxide emissions in India is to be 1.4% higher than the levels recorded in 2019. Key Findings of the Report: India The coal-fired power generation is to increase by three times higher than the increase in generation from ..

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IEA Report: Global Energy Review, 2020

The International Energy Agency recently released Global Energy Review in 2020. The report highlights the global energy demand in 2020 and carbon dioxide emissions. Highlights The report was prepared by collecting data from 30 countries. This includes India and China. Key Findings of the report According to the report, 15% of the daily electricity demand ..

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IEA highlights 30% Drop in Energy Demand in India

The International Energy Agency highlighted a 6% decline in global energy demand and a 30% drop in India’s energy demand. Global Scenario The IEA predicted that the global energy demand shock this year would be the biggest since the World War II. Currently, the world is seeing a 6% decline in energy demand- equivalent to ..

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International Energy Agency: India the third largest producer of Electricity

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of Power quoted International Energy Agency ranking in the Parliament. According to the ranking, India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world. Also, it is ranked 106th in terms of per capital consumption. Highlights India has now become power surplus from power deficit. Therefore, it is ..

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IEA launches India’s Energy Policy Report

On January 10, 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) launched India’s Energy Policy Report. The report insisted that India should adopt its think tank NITI Aayog’s National Energy Policy. IEA released its “India Report 2020”, in collaboration with NITI Aayog. Key Findings of the report The oil demand of India will overtake China by mid-2020. ..

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