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Since the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology was developed about 30 years ago many studies have been conducted using the LCA approach to analyse the environmental impacts of all sorts of activities, including energy production and use. LCA has provided a unified approach for the comparison of different energy systems and the aim of ‘Comparison [...]
Published in July 2004
The Handbook is a succinct and user-friendly reference publication intended to serve as a manual and an information source to facilitate the successful identification and implementation of viable renewable energy projects in different categories, both in developed and developing countries. It provides a brief overview of the leading renewable energy resources: biomass, geothermal, hydro, solar [...]
Published in April 2004
‘Drivers of the Energy Scene’ is a fresh analysis of the dynamics of energy markets, looking particularly at oil and gas and examining implications for a broad range of energy services. It challenges generally accepted forecasts of GDP and energy prices in proposing that global GDP growth in the coming years is likely to be [...]
Published in December 2003
The World Energy Council has been producing the Survey of Energy Resources, a unique and authoritative reference publication on global energy resources, since 1934.
Published in September 2001
This regional report describesÂ what progress has been made and where within the transitional economies inÂ European Coal Industries.
Published in August 2000