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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 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 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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World Energy Trilemma 2011: Policies for the future – Assessment of country energy and climate policy

The World Energy Council in partnership with Oliver Wyman (global consulting firm) has over the past year worked on its third report looking at Policies for the future: Assessment of country energy and climate policy. The aim of the report is to identify key areas for policy improvements and to understand how successful policies can be transferred […]

Published in November 2011

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World Energy Resources: 2010 Survey

This, the 22nd edition of the World Energy Council’s Survey of Energy Resources (SER), is the latest in a long series of reviews of the status of the world’s major energy resources. It covers not only the fossil fuels but also the major types of traditional and novel sources of energy. The Survey is a flagship publication of the World Energy […]

Published in November 2010

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World Energy Trilemma 2010: Pursuing sustainability – Assessment of country energy and climate policies

The second edition of our yearly Energy and Climate Policy Assessment, produced in conjunction with Oliver Wyman, is World Energy Council’s contribution to meeting the challenge of designing new energy governance with sound and effective public policies. At a time when all countries are working to develop strategies for putting the crisis behind them, economic growth is […]

Published in September 2010

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World Energy Trilemma 2009: World Energy and Climate Policy Assessment

Energy policy must be integrated over time, and regionally and globally for some issues such as regional security and climate change. WEC believes that relentless improvement of government energy policies and industry practices are needed, and that this can lead to a material advancement in their capabilities to effectively handle these energy transitions. To enable this rapid change, WEC has launched […]

Published in November 2009

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World Energy Resources 2009 – Interim update

The Survey of Energy Resourcs  is a unique comprehensive compilation of global energy resources. This update to the 2007 WEC study provides updated tables, figures or country notes for 15 key energy resources.

Published in July 2009

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World Energy Trilemma 2008: Assessment of Energy Policy and Practices

This paper describes the methodology and the implementation of the new WEC Assessment of Energy Policy and Practices, an on-going examination of energy policies around the globe and how they have worked in practice. This assessment is driven by stakeholders in the over 90 WEC national committees with the goal of accelerating the achievement of economic […]

Published in December 2008

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World Energy Scenarios 2007: Energy Policy Scenarios to 2050

This WEC study is bottom-up regional view of our energy future focusing on policies to ensure energy sustainability. Experts from five regions and all energy domains worked together to produce four different scenarios to predict how differing levels of cooperation and government involvement would affect the energy future of the World. Browse online Watch the Video […]

Published in November 2007

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