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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 Perspective: Energy Efficiency Policies – What works and what does not

The report, World Energy Perspective: Energy Efficiency Policies, is produced in collaboration with France’s energy and environment agency, ADEME. The report shows that more and more countries are now involved in energy efficiency policies, but also highlights numerous factors that have affected energy efficiency progress across 85 countries, representing more than 90% of global consumption. […]

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

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World Energy Trilemma 2012: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy policy

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 2012: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy policy. The 2012 report is the start of a two-part series of reports […]

Published in December 2012

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World Energy Perspective: Smart grids – best practice fundamentals for a modern energy system

The transition towards a low-carbon economy will change both the way power is produced and the way it is consumed. Smart grids are an essential element to facilitate this transformation and for achieving energy security, affordable energy and climate change mitigation—the three elements of the “energy trilemma”. To help facilitate the deployment of smart grids, […]

Published in October 2012

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World Energy Insight 2012

The World Energy Insight 2012 is the official publication of the World Energy Council. It includes interviews, articles and case studies from a distinguished panel of World Energy Council Officers, CEOs, government ministers, academics and opinion formers from all areas of the energy sector and provides perspectives from around the globe. Government, industry and NGO’s […]

Published in April 2012

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World Energy Perspective: Nuclear Energy One Year After Fukushima

The events on 11 March 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which resulted from the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami, was initially expected to have wide ranging consequences on the global energy mix as governments and companies seek to address the challenges of providing a sustainable supply of energy for all. As part […]

Published in March 2012

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World Energy Issues Monitor 2012

In order to assess the global energy agenda and its evolution over time, the World Energy Council conducts an annual issues survey with the Chairs of its Member Committees who are ministers, CEOs and leading experts in over 90 countries. The survey includes 36 issues covering macroeconomic risks, geopolitics, business environment as well as energy […]

Published in February 2012

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