About: Maria van der Hoeven

Energy 15-06-2015

IEA: Energy emissions can peak 10 years early, if fossil fuels targeted

Global energy emissions could peak as early as 2020 but only if governments worldwide phase out fossil fuels subsidies and ban the building of new coal power stations, a report published today (15 June) by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.
Central Asia 14-04-2015

Ukraine faces ‘unprecedented’ energy crisis

Ukraine faces an unprecedented energy crisis after the loss of coal mines and shale gas fields in war-torn regions, and Russia’s push to bypass it as a transit country for natural gas to Europe, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.
Energy 15-12-2014

Europe’s coal renaissance ‘was only a dream’, says IEA

Coal demand in Europe has continued to decline after a temporary spike caused by low prices, high gas costs, and the partial shutdown of German nuclear plants, according to research published today (15 December).
Energy 03-12-2014

IEA director: ETS reform should have started yesterday, not in 2017

The EU and its member countries must learn the lessons of the 2020 Climate and Energy package, and realise the only way to meet the 2030 targets is through better policy coordination, and a governance and monitoring framework. Reform of the EU Emissions Trading System is vital for hitting both 2020 and 2030 targets and is long overdue, International Energy Agency executive director Maria van der Hoeven told EURACTIV. 
Infrastructures de Gazprom à Moscou. Le monopole de entreprise russe a pousse l'UE à augmenter son indépendance énergétique.
Central Asia 01-12-2014

EU dependent on Russian gas for ‘foreseeable future’, warns IEA

The European Union will remain dependent on Russian pipeline gas imports for the “foreseeable future”, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.
Energy 02-07-2014

IEA calls for action to cut $80 billion online energy drain

Rapid policy moves are needed to curb energy wastage from electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets and game consoles, which in 2013 cost $80 Billion (€53 billion), says a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).