All articles by Energy Monitor Staff

Energy Monitor Staff

All-Africa energy access costs the same as building one LNG terminal a year – IEA

Accelerating clean energy investment could solve Africa’s energy access problem by 2030, finds a new International Energy Agency report.

Airports should start preparing for hydrogen – Jacobs

Airports should start providing hydrogen gas storage and refuelling stations in time for the first flights, recommends technical consultancy Jacobs.

Renewable energy projects can restore nature – Eurelectric

The European Commission should consider a ‘gold standard’ – and accelerated permitting – for renewables projects that combat the biodiversity crisis, says trade association Eurelectric.

NGO blasts Qatar World Cup’s “misleading” carbon-neutrality claim

The calculations used to make the event appear carbon neutral ignore major sources of emissions and the credits currently being purchased to offset them have a low level of environmental integrity, says Carbon Market Watch.

Coal phase-out could generate $78trn in ‘social benefits’

The net gain in switching from coal to renewable energy would be equivalent to around 1.2% of global GDP per year until 2100, according to research from Imperial College London.

Urgent energy efficiency action essential for net zero – IEA

Doubling energy efficiency improvements can deliver energy savings equivalent to China’s current final energy consumption, finds the IEA.

Google, Unilever test-run VCMI’s framework for voluntary carbon credits

VCMI’s new Provisional Claims Code of Practice aims to provide companies with a globally standardised benchmark for voluntary carbon credits.

Delaying Germany’s coal phase-out would reduce its natural gas demand by just 1% – study

German demand for natural gas must be reduced through energy efficiency, renewables, green hydrogen and flexibility, says consultancy Energy Brainpool.

EU nations ditch a third of fossil-fired electricity plans

The latest national strategies published across the EU put the bloc on course for 63% of electricity from renewables in 2030, up from 55% in strategies published in 2019.

Decarbonising petrochemicals by 2050 will cost $759bn

Carbon capture and storage could become the cheapest option for net-zero petrochemicals by 2050, abating the emissions of 40% of high-value chemicals production, according to research from BNEF.