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World Energy Council to host energy ministerial in Johannesburg

African ministers will join energy leaders to address the energy trilemma and regional integration at the Indaba Energy Leaders' Dialogue

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World Energy Focus: read our February issue

In this issue, we bring you a cover story on what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s renewed mandate means for Japan’s energy future, a focus on Brazil as the country faces its worst draught on record, plus latest news from around the world including coverage of the impacts of the recent oil price plunge.

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The “new normal”: Energy price volatility and climate framework uncertainty top concerns of global energy leaders

Energy leaders see energy price volatility and the future of a climate framework as their top critical uncertainties, according to our latest World Energy Issues Monitor. This 7th annual edition of the study, entitled “Energy price volatility: the new normal”, has gathered the views of more than 1,000 energy leaders, including ministers and chief executives from nearly 80 countries.

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Utilities call for joint action to deliver universal access while reducing emissions

New GEI report identifies the untapped opportunities for electricity utilities to further deliver a low-carbon future

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2014 World Energy Trilemma: Energy future hinges upon financing choices today

Annual ranking of 129 countries finds number of AAA countries drops from five to three while four countries put on negative watch

Voices from the WEC Network

Pelegrin Horacio Castillo Semán, Minister of Energy and Mines for the Dominican Republic (center) with José Antonio Lleras, WEC vice-Chair for Latin America and the Caribbean to his left

Dominican Republic’s energy ministry joins World Energy Council

News announced just days after the country unveiled its national energy reform.

Dignitaries at the Inaugural session- L-R Mr R.N Choubey  Special Secretary(Power)/Chairman Steering Committee India Energy Congress 2015; Mr Dhramendra Pradhan Hon'ble Minister of State, Independent Charge for Petroleum and Natural Gas; Mr P.K Sinha Secretary(Power)/Chairman WEC India;Dr Arup Roy Choudhury CMD NTPC/Member Secretary WEC India/Vice Chair (Asia Pacific & South Asia)WEC

6th India Energy Congress: securing India’s energy future

Integrated planning and coordinated action were high on the agenda at the recent flagship forum of WEC-India last month

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2016 World Energy Congress Istanbul

The 23rd World Energy Congress will be held from 9 - 13 October 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey under the theme: "Embracing new frontiers"

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