New physical, financial and virtual risks are posing ever greater threats to the energy sector and consequently the wider economy. ‘The road to resilience: Financing resilient energy infrastructure’ examines the evolution of the most critical emerging risks to the energy sector – extreme weather events, energy-water-food nexus and cyber threats – and identifies measures to respond through improved financing conditions for investments for energy infrastructure, including financial risk management. The report identifies seven recommendations, which aim at improving the financing of resilient energy infrastructures.

Combined with the Council’s annual energy trilemma analysis on political and regulatory risks, ‘The road to resilience’ series provides decision makers with an encompassing understanding of the risks involved in financing resilient energy infrastructures.

The road to resilience series features three deep dive reports:

The series of reports is prepared with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Marsh & McLennan Companies with insights from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Watch the video on the World Energy Council’s Youtube channel for key report’s insights.