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World Energy Focus: read our August issue

In this issue, Hwan-Eik Cho, the President & CEO of KEPCO, explains how the Korean electricity giant is rising to the climate challenge. Professor Han Wenke, Director-General of ERI, describes the ramifications of the new Five-Year Plan for the energy sector on China. And the featured story illustrates how the cost of offshore wind is driven down to previously unimagined levels.

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Momentum Builds for the 23rd World Energy Congress as 250th Speaker and CNBC Media Partnership Announced

With less than 100 days to go until the 23rd World Energy Congress takes place in Istanbul, the 250th world class speaker has been confirmed. In addition, leading business network CNBC has been announced as the official business media partner for what is regarded as the most influential and inclusive gathering of senior leaders from […]

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Top energy leaders convene in Latin America

With the backdrop of high uncertainty for the energy sector the World Energy Council will be gathering energy leaders from across Latin America in Rio de Janeiro on 12 and 13 July to discuss the future of the sector. The impact of falling oil prices and the effect that this is having on exports especially […]

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Growth in electric vehicles sales central to closing emissions gap

Electric vehicles (EVs) will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by regulators, according to new research by the World Energy Council.

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New report: Innovative investment policies key to accelerating energy transition

The World Energy Trilemma 2016 Report highlights five key findings emerging from innovative policies to drive progress on the Energy Trilemma. Reviewing five years of interviews with policymakers and energy leaders, and an analysis of the Energy Trilemma Index, the report offers guidance in the complex task of balancing the triple challenge of energy security, equity and sustainability into tangible actions

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Algerian member committee successfully completes their first Issues Monitor deep dive

Noureddine Bouterfa, Chair of the Algerian Member Committee, and newly appointed Minister of Energy, hosted an event to discuss key issues addressed in the Council’s 2016 World Energy Trilemma Report ‘Defining Measures to Accelerate the Energy Transition’, as well as critical uncertainties keeping Algeria’s energy leaders awake at night.

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FOREN 2016: ‘Secure and Sustainable energy for the region’

Prominent economic and energy policymakers from Romania and Central and South-Eastern European countries participated in the 13th Central & Eastern Europe Regional Energy Forum – FOREN 2016, organised by the Romanian member committee of the World Energy Council between 12 and 16 June.

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WORLD ENERGY CONGRESS 2016

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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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