Leaders representing 80% of global energy consumption gathered at the highest-profile energy and climate discussion since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic Ã¢€“ at the IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit.
Ministers from countries representing the vast majority of global GDP, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions will take part in the International Energy Agency's Clean Energy Transitions Summit on Thursday 9 July.
A meeting convened by the International Hydropower Association, saw 11 energy executives discuss with the IEA's Executive Director, Dr Fatih Birol, how hydropower can contribute to global recovery efforts.
The International Energy Agency has unveiled a global COVID-19 recovery plan for the global energy sector which outlines a three-year series of actions designed to revitalise economies, boost employment and make energy systems cleaner and more resilient.
Austria is committed to reaching carbon neutrality a decade earlier than the goal set by the European Union, however, the government will need to step up decarbonisation efforts across all parts of its energy sector, according to the International Energy Agency.