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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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2016 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems

Energy sustainability, which lies at the heart of the World Energy Council’s mission, requires robust and reliable ways for policymakers to effectively assess the sustainability of their country’s energy sector, benchmark progress, and compare their country’s energy sustainability performance with that of others. The Energy Trilemma Index, produced in partnership with global management consultancy Oliver […]

Published in October 2016

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World Energy Trilemma 2016: Defining measures to accelerate the energy transition

The 2016 World Energy Trilemma report, prepared in partnership with global consultancy Oliver Wyman, along with the Global Risk Centre of its parent Marsh & McLennan Companies, aims to support policymakers in the complex task of translating the trilemma goals of energy security, energy equity and environmental sustainability, into implementation actions. Leveraging the learnings of […]

Published in May 2016

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2015 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems

The Energy Trilemma Index, produced in partnership with global management consultancy Oliver Wyman, along with the Global Risk Centre of its parent Marsh & McLennan Companies, is a comparative ranking of 130 countries, benchmarking the sustainability of energy systems and awarding countries with a balance score, highlighting how well countries manage the trade-offs between the […]

Published in November 2015

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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 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 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 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 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