Publications

Publication type:Perspectives
Remove Publication type: Perspectives

Our ad hoc World Energy Perspectives reports and studies are based on the expert insights from our network of leaders and practitioners and provide a bottom up assessment of key issues and technologies impacting the energy sector.

eccexecutivesummary

Energy & Climate Change

The launch of the full report took place at a media event in London on 21st of June. Kurt Yeager presented the stufy from a distinguished panel which included Mr Ivo de Boer of UNFCCC and Bill Spence of Shell. The discussion was moderated by Jeremy Lovell, of Reuters. The Executive Summary had previously been […]

Published in June 2007

wec_nuclear_executive_summary

The Role of Nuclear Power in Europe

WEC has published the results of an in-depth review of the current state of nuclear power in Europe, and the possible role of this energy source in Europe’s energy future. This regional study combines policy insights, technical details and an analysis of the potential for nuclear as a part of the energy-mix.

Published in January 2007

urbanenpov_synopsis

Alleviating Urban Energy Poverty in Latin America

This regional study entitled Alleviating Urban Energy Poverty in Latin America is comprised of three case studies, which concentrate on Greater Buenos Aires, Caracas and Rio de Janeiro – Cajú. Each case focuses on the analysis of specific aspects of urban poverty, energy availability and policies to improve living conditions from the energy point of view. Unlike […]

Published in February 2006

integrationii

Regional Energy Integration in Africa

This regional report highlights key factors that affect cooperative energy projects. The geopolitical context, investment climate and appropriate regulation are just as important as the institutional and technical capacity required to execute many of these projects. The report identifies four key benefits of regional integration: improved security of supply and accessibility; increased economic efficiency; enhanced […]

Published in June 2005

PUB_Cover_Performance_of_Generating_Plant_2004_WEC

Performance of Generating Plant 2004: New Realities, New Needs

The report demonstrates a range of approaches used to assess the availability of coal and gas fired thermal units, nuclear reactors and renewable energy plant, and presents selected availability statistics from around the world. In recent years the need to develop and use new reliability indices, which more accurately reflect the current market place has […]

Published in August 2004

PUB_Cover_Energy_Market_Reform_2004_WEC

Energy Market Reform 2004

Twenty years or more into the energy market reform process conflicting advice abounds. Some general lessons have emerged, often in direct opposition to earlier perceived wisdom, while many questions remain. This is the context of this latest WEC study on Energy Market Reform which focuses on lessons learned and access problems for developing countries. This […]

Published in August 2004

PUB_Cover_Sustainable_Global_Energy_Development_The_Case_for_Coal_2004_Exec_summary_WEC

Sustainable Global Energy Development: The Case for Coal

The most significant challenge facing the global energy sector today is the fact that at the beginning of the 21st century, two billion people in the world have no access to commercial energy, while another two billion can access only unreliable and often unaffordable supplies. Unlike oil and natural gas, coal is widely distributed around […]

Published in July 2004

PUB_Cover_Regulating_District_Heating_and_Cogeneration_in_Central_and_Eastern_Europe_2004_WEC

Regulating District Heating and Cogeneration in Central and Eastern Europe

This new report looks at regulatory issues and other difficulties accompanying ongoing unbundling of the DH/CHP industries in eastern and central Europe. While the need for regulation of DH/CHP in transition economies is recognised the diverse nature and often conflicting objectives of the regulation across the region is a serious problem.

Published in July 2004

PUB_Cover_Energy_end_Use_technologies_for_21st_Century_2004_WEC

Energy End-Use Technologies for the 21st Century

This report makes clear the opportunities and places technology development firmly centre stage in meeting and overcoming the challenges confronting the energy industry and policy makers. Energy End-Use Technologies for the 21st Century makes it crystal clear that technologies deployed in 20 to 50 years will be the result of policy and funding decisions taken […]

Published in July 2004

PUB_Cover_Energy_Efficiency_ A_Worldwide_Review_2004_WEC

Energy Efficiency: a Worldwide Review

This report presents and evaluates energy efficiency policies in 63 countries, with a specific focus on five policy measures: Minimum energy efficiency standards for household electrical appliances; Innovative energy efficiency funds; Voluntary/negotiated agreements on energy efficiency/CO2; Local energy information centres; Packages of measures.   In particular, the report identifies the policy measures, which have proven […]

Published in July 2004

« First page« Previous pageNext page »Last page »