News & Opinion: Energy access

WCA responds to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018

WCA responds to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018

Nov 13th 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its annual World Energy Outlook 2018. The report looks at global energy trends and what possible impact they will have on supply and demand, carbon...

Malaysia’s Manjung 4

Aug 15th 2018

Malaysia’s Manjung 4

According to the IEA’s Energy Access Outlook 2017 report, nearly all of those who gained access to electricity worldwide in the last 16 years, did so through new grid connections, mostly from fossil...

IEA recognises coal’s continuous importance to global energy needs

Nov 14th 2017

IEA recognises coal’s continuous importance to global energy needs

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) recognition that coal will continue to play a vital role in the global energy mix. In its latest World Energy...

WCA host one-day forum in London

Oct 31st 2017

WCA host one-day forum in London

The World Coal Association is hosting in London a one-day forum to discuss coal’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the theme, Sustainable Coal Forum: mapping coal...

IEA report recognises coal’s role in energy access

Oct 19th 2017

IEA report recognises coal’s role in energy access

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report detailing the significant role that coal has played in improving energy access around the world. According...

Don’t write off coal amid India’s solar boom

Oct 5th 2017

Don’t write off coal amid India’s solar boom

This year has seen a raft of news stories about tremendous growth and cost reductions for solar power in India. This is a good thing. In a country where more than 300 million people lack even the...

WCA launches video series

Jul 24th 2017

WCA launches video series

The World Coal Association (WCA) has published a series of videos discussing major issues surrounding coal that considers the role low emission coal plays in energy security and economic development...

ASEAN’s Energy Equation: Call to action

Jul 20th 2017

ASEAN’s Energy Equation: Call to action

ASEAN Energy Insights In the last article in our series of “ASEAN Energy Insights”, Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reviews the call to action that the report ASEAN’s Energy Equation suggests as...

Extract Magazine, issue 2: The future of energy in the ASEAN

Extract Magazine, issue 2: The future of energy in the ASEAN

Jul 12th 2017

The latest issue of Extract, WCA’s digital magazine, is now online and brings together published articles from WCA staff and third-party experts on the issue of the future of energy in the ASEAN....