IEA and India to Start
Membership Talks as Asian Energy Use Rises
Agency also plans first
regional base in Singapore amid push for green transition
International Energy Agency is finalizing plans to open membership discussions
Nikkei has learned, as the organization seeks to strengthen
cooperation in Asia to stabilize energy supplies and tackle climate change.
agency is also preparing to establish its first regional office in Singapore by
the end of this year, as a base to bolster ties with non-members such as
Indonesia. The focus on Asia comes as the region grows into the center of global energy consumption.