World Energy Transition Radar

Prepare for and shape the post-pandemic future

The World Energy Council is scanning signals of change from around the world to see through the current fog of uncertainty, enhance a strategic conversation on different energy futures and enable orderly global energy transition as the world emerges from crisis. Help to shape the post-pandemic agenda by detecting and sharing signals of change.

PAUSE

Collaboration aiming at a return to normality #WEpause

REWIND

A turn away from globalisation to revive local economies #WErewind

FAST-FORWARD

Collaborative opportunities for transformation #WEforward

RE-RECORD

Diverse approaches to create a human-centred transition #WErerecord

Signals in each scenario are further divided into five types: environment, political, economic, social, technology.

Signal of the day

€820M fund set up to bring down the price of clean energy

Bill Gates is teaming up with EU to finance large scale demonstration projects and boost the commercial prospects of green energy. It is hoped the initiative will attract wider private sector investment

Alex

07 Jun 2021

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€820M fund set up to bring down the price of clean energy

@Alex

07 Jun 2021

Bill Gates is teaming up with EU to finance large scale demonstration projects and boost the commercial prospects of green energy. It is hoped the initiative will attract wider private sector investment

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Going carbon-neutral is a business opportunity, says South Korean minister

@WT_Dave

01 Jun 2021

Moon Sung-wook urged advanced and developing economies to work closely together 'to find creative and innovative solutions' to curb climate change.

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#WErerecord signals

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Pandemic spurs city data innovation in Scotland

@Alex P

27 May 2021

Data sharing has been critical to how Scottish local governments responded to the COVID-19 crisis and has a key role to play in the recovery, according to new research from the University of Glasgow.

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#WEpause signals

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Asian banks are failing on climate by channeling billions into coal

@Kate Zoe

28 Feb 2021

Many of the world's financial institutions have pledged in recent years to slash their support for the coal and oil industries. But hundreds of billions of dollars are still being channeled into fossil fuels. Asia's banks are doing much of that.

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Chinese consumers move towards forefront of economic recovery

@Alan Kramp

01 Dec 2020

Households seen to be ready for more sustained rush to spend after months of caution @FT

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#WErewind signals

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World to waste one trillion more plastic bottles and bags by 2025 as production ramps up

@Craig Nolan

19 May 2021

20 firms will account for most of the addtional 70 million metric tonnes of polymer churned out in the next four years.

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