World Energy Focus: read our March issue

In this issue, we bring you a cover story on prime minister Narendra Modi’s bid to fix India’s creaking energy sector, an exclusive interview with CEO Johannes Teyssen on E.ON’s new demerger strategy, a focus on Spain’s top energy worries, plus latest news from around the world.


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.


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


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


2014 Executive Assembly put spotlight on regional integration

The World Energy Council’s Executive Assembly concluded last month (20–24 October) in Colombia with broad support from WEC members and the more than 700 attending representatives from governments and the private sector.

Financial costs and benefits of renewables in South Africa in 2014 / National events

14 Apr to 14 Apr 2015
Durban Botanical Gardens, Durban, South Africa

3rd Seminar on the Ecuadorian Electric Sector / National events

14 Apr to 16 Apr 2015
Riobamba, Ecuador

WEC Study Day - Pereira / National events

29 Apr 2015
Universidad Technologica de Pereira - UTP, Pereira, Colombia

The 9th German-African Energy Forum – European Power for Africa / National events

4 May to 5 May 2015
Hotel Grand Elysée, Hamburg, Germany

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Pakistani Future Energy Leader gets Forbes award for “lighting a million lives”

Fiza Farhan has been named as one of this year’s “30 under 30” social entrepreneurs for her efforts to bring renewable energy to poor, rural areas of Pakistan

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German energy policy: not a blueprint for other countries

German energy policy is not a blueprint for other countries and is seen as a risk to European security of supply in the electricity sector, according to a recent survey by Weltenergierat.

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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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