- Created on Thursday, 19 January 2012 23:36
- Written by AUSTELA
IEA is an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28 member countries and beyond. Founded in response to the 1973/4 oil crisis, the IEA’s initial role was to help countries co-ordinate a collective response to major disruptions in oil supply through the release of emergency oil stocks to the markets.
Two recent publications of the IEA provide useful information in relation to the role and potential of solar thermal power in the world's energy markets: