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Date:2013
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Publication type:Strategic
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Our regular World Energy Strategic studies provide a 360 degrees view of the energy sector. WEC monitors the issues shaping the global energy agenda every year while offering an understanding of what energy resources are available, how national energy and climate policies use them and what do energy scenarios hold in the long term future.

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World Energy Resources: 2013 Survey

As energy is the main ‘fuel’ for social and economic development, and since energy-related activities have significant environmental impacts, it is important for decision-makers to have access to reliable and accurate data in an user-friendly format. WEC has for decades been a pioneer in the field of energy resources and every three years publishes its […]

Published in October 2013

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World Energy Trilemma: Time to get real – the agenda for change

To assist policymakers and the energy industry with pressing forward sustainable energy systems, the World Energy Council, in collaboration with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, publishes the report World Energy Trilemma 2013: Time to get real – the agenda for change. Through 2012 and 2013, the World Energy Council (WEC) in partnership with the global […]

Published in October 2013

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World Energy Scenarios: Composing energy futures to 2050

The World Energy Scenarios: Composing energy futures to 2050 is the result of a three-year study conducted by over 60 experts from nearly 30 countries, with modelling provided by the Paul Scherrer Institute. The report assesses two contrasting policy scenarios, the more consumer driven Jazz scenario and the more voter-driven Symphony scenario with a key […]

Published in October 2013

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World Energy Trilemma 2013: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy investment

To assist policymakers and the energy industry with pressing forward sustainable energy systems, the World Energy Council, in collaboration with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, has published the report World Energy Trilemma 2013: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy investment. The 2013 report is the second part of a two-part […]

Published in September 2013

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World Energy Issues Monitor 2013

What keeps energy leaders awake at night? This is a central question in a context of high uncertainty where energy is again on the top of the global political agenda. Even with improvements in energy efficiency, we expect global energy demand to double by 2050. The 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor is the latest of […]

Published in February 2013