IEA champions efficiency as new fuel source

17 October 2013

THE International Energy Agency (IEA) is championing energy efficiency as a major new fuel with huge potential to cut carbon emissions, as well as pollution, whilst providing cost effective energy security, writes Damon Evans. "Simply put the cleanest megawatt hour will be the one we never need and the most secure barrel of oil the one we never burn," Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the IEA said at WEC 2013. "Energy efficiency has been called a 'hidden fuel’, yet it is...

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