Renewable energy has grown rapidly in recent years, especially in the electricity sector where renewables now account for the largest power capacity additions globally. However, renewables still account for only just above 10% of final energy consumption and the energy sector remains dominated by fossil fuels.

Found across a vast range of modern products, petrochemicals are part of the fabric of our societies. Clothing, tyres, digital devices, packaging, detergents and countless other everyday items are made from petrochemicals.

CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2018 provides comprehensive estimates of CO2 emissions from fuel combustion across the world and across the sectors of the global economy. This 2018 edition includes data from 1971 to 2016 for more than 150 countries and regions worldwide, by sector and by fuel; as well as a number of CO2-related indicators.

With domestic supply and demand expected to grow in the coming decades, the prospects for the natural gas industry in Brazil are promising. However, the legal and regulatory frameworks will need to evolve to allow the country to reap the benefits of a competitive gas market.

The Energy Data report presents actions for G20 countries and beyond to boost the quality and comprehensiveness of energy data to support energy policies, in a more and more digitalized, decentralised and consumer focused world, as well as energy market transparency, and was prepared in collaboration of IEF, IRENA and OLADE.

This report is the contribution by the International Energy Agency to the 2018 Meeting of G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministers.

The Energy Transitions report provides an update on sustainable development trends in G20 countries. The report provides a status update on the state of play of energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean energy technologies and investment in G20 countries.

This overview provides a detailed look at energy developments based on complete supply and demand data for 2016 for 150 countries and regions and where available provisional official supply or production data

The electricity sector attracted the largest share of energy investments in 2017, sustained by robust spending on grids, exceeding the oil and gas industry for the second year in row, as the energy sector moves toward greater electrification, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest review of global energy spending.

The number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017, a 54% increase compared with 2016, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global Electric Vehicles Outlook. China remained by far the largest electric car market in the world, accounting for half sold last year.