This year’s survey provides a unique reality check and horizon scanning of persistent and emerging concerns involved in whole energy systems transition. Each Issue Map provides a visual snapshot of the uncertainties and action priorities that energy policymakers, CEOs and leading experts strive to address to shape and manage successful energy transition.
The World Energy Issues Monitor observes 4 key strategic priorities for energy leaders to consider in 2019:
Market design rules will need to be updated to incorporate the growing move towards decentralisation
Electrification is being used as means to decarbonise the energy sector
Global strategic competition and the rise of nationalism will impact the pace of the energy transition
Lithium and cobalt will play a growing role in commodity market risks, traditionally dominated by oil and gas price fluctuation