While the global energy sector suffers, due to the coronavirus crisis, IEA expects renewable energy to grow this year

IEA provides demand projections for coal, nuclear, oil and gas—which shows a comparatively positive forecast for renewable energy

In a new report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) projects a bad year for fossil fuels but a year of growth for the renewable energy sector, this, as the coronavirus pandemic triggers "the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades."

According to the report, the Paris-based organization estimates that global energy demand will drop by 6% in 2020.

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