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World Energy Issues Monitor 2018 | Perspectives on the Grand Energy Transition

The World Energy Issues Monitor provides the views of energy leaders from across the globe to highlight the key issues of uncertainty, importance and developing signals for the future. The World Issues Monitor Tool presents in one place dynamic map views of the nine years of Issues Monitor data that has been collated by the […]

Published in May 2018

World Energy Scenarios 2017 | Latin America & the Caribbean Energy Scenarios

The report ‘Latin America &  the Caribbean (LAC) Energy Scenarios’ examines the future of the regional energy context to 2060. Three plausible, relevant and challenging regional scenarios are presented, which provide a clear and enabling framework for decision making under deep uncertainty and a platform to guide the development and consideration of more and better […]

Published in May 2017

World Energy Issues Monitor 2017 | Exposing the new energy realities

World Energy Issues Monitor 2017 – Exposing the New Energy Realities As the Grand Energy Transition fast becomes a reality, the minds of global energy leaders are becoming increasingly focussed on long term trends that threaten existing economic and business models rather than concerns about short term risks. Issues that will dictate the speed and […]

Published in April 2017

Energy Efficiency: A straight path towards energy sustainability

The research conducted by the World Energy Council together with ADEME since 1992 concludes that energy efficiency continues to improve all over the world but despite the significant advances, much more can and should be done to improve the efficiency of energy production and use.

Published in November 2016

World Energy Focus 2016 – Congress edition

The World Energy Focus is the official publication of the World Energy Council. The 2016 Congress edition is published under the theme “Embracing New Frontiers” and features interviews and articles from CEO’s, energy ministers and leaders from across the world along with contributions from the Council itself. Download the annual issue of World Energy Focus for […]

Published in November 2016

World Energy Scenarios 2016 – The Grand Transition

The report ‘World Energy Scenarios 2016: THE GRAND TRANSITION’ presents three exploratory scenarios—Modern Jazz, Unfinished Symphony, and Hard Rock. These provide users with a common language for thinking and talking about current events. They provide energy leaders with an open, transparent, and inclusive framework to think about a very uncertain future.

Published in October 2016

Variable renewable energy sources integration in electricity systems 2016 – How to get it right

Renewable Energy Sources (RES) offer many benefits, such as CO2 emissions mitigation, fossil fuels import requirement reduction and new jobs creation, just to name a few. The report ‘Variable renewables integration in electricity systems: how to get it right’  identifies these challenges and offers solutions based on the experience of industry operators around the world. Sharing […]

Published in September 2016

E-mobility: Closing the emissions gap

The World Energy Perspectives on E-Mobility is part of a series of reports based on expert insights from our network of energy leaders and practitioners. This series provides a bottom-up assessment of the key issues and technologies in the transport sector. There are a variety of clean vehicle technologies and fuels under development and in […]

Published in June 2016

E-storage: Shifting from cost to value 2016

World Energy Resources Storage has often been described as the Holy Grail of the transition to a low-carbon energy system. Affordable, efficient storage would enable volatile renewable energies to be better integrated into electricity systems, it would greatly improve the economics of home solar systems, even allowing people to go off-grid, and it could help catalyse […]

Published in January 2016

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor

Energy price volatility: the new normal Energy is among the top strategic issues shaping the global agenda in 2015. The uncertainty and impact of energy and commodity price volatility has now established itself as the number-one issue for energy leaders worldwide. Emerging risks and the resulting need to redefine energy infrastructure resilience, changing market designs, […]

Published in January 2015

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