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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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World Energy Focus: read our June issue

In this issue, Jonathan Elkind, Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Energy, sets out the importance of involving the private sector in energy investment. The feature story explains the increase in geopolitical energy risks and the country focus illustrates Chile’s answer to the Energy Trilemma: more hydropower, power auctions and regional integration.

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2016 World Energy Congress Istanbul programme announced!

The 2016 World Energy Congress just announced the first key highlights of its official programme. Headline sessions will include weathering the commodity price storm, the impact of COP21 on the energy sector and more. Prominent leaders such as the CEOs of EDF, Saudi Aramco, E.ON, Econet, Shell and many more have already confirmed their speaking roles. Join the debate in Istanbul from 9 to 13 October !

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New report: resilience of power generation globally threatened by energy-water-food nexus

‘The road to resilience – managing the risks of the energy-water-food nexus’ report is calling for immediate action in order to secure resilient energy infrastructure: 'Improve understanding of the water footprint of energy technologies' and 'take into account the "price" of water' are some of the recommendations made to mitigate the risks of the 40% shortfall of available water across the globe by 2030

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Discover: Energy Sustainability Index

The Energy Sustainability Index ranks the Council's member countries in terms of their likely ability to provide sustainable energy policies through the 3 dimensions of the energy trilemma:
- Energy security
- Energy equity
- Environmental sustainability
Discover the latest ranking and access individual country profiles to gain a better understanding of the effect of national energy policies.

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Future Energy Leaders shine in Africa and Latin America

As the World Energy Council welcome’s this year’s 35 new participants into its Future Energy Leaders (FEL) programme, Mercy Manyuchi talks to WEC Inside about her upcoming plans as a new member, while fellow FEL Renzo talks about his experiences to date.

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Geopolitics of hydrocarbons: Hot spot of ‘energy and geostrategy’

Despite the difficulty in forecasting the evolution of the global geopolitical energy framework, both in the short and long-term, it is clear that the geopolitical and energy agendas have been undoubtedly connected to the supply and price of hydrocarbons during the last year, concludes the latest publication of the World Energy Council’s Spanish member committee ‘Energy and Geostrategy 2016’, report.

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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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