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World Energy Issues Monitor 2022

The annual World Energy Issues Monitor provides a unique insight into what energy policy makers, CEOs and leading experts identify as critical uncertainties and priorities for action. The report surveyed 2,200 decision-makers in the international energy community from nearly 100 countries.   The survey results show a clear upward trend in the perception of uncertainties. […]

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World Energy Trilemma Index | 2021

The goals to be achieved in the ‘Energy Trilemma’ are defined by the World Energy Council (WEC) as   secure energy supply, access to affordable energy, sustainability in the generation and consumption of energy.   Each country pursues its own strategy to solve the energy trilemma. In the current Energy Trilemma Index of the WEC 127 […]

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YEP Austria: Results from the Working Groups

The Young Energy Professionals (YEP) programme is an interdisciplinary network of young executives from members and partners of WEC Austria and is based on an initiative of the London WEC office.   The 1st cycle was launched in October 2015 and lasted until autumn 2018. The topics covered by the participants of the 1st cycle […]

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Hydrogen Demand and Cost Dynamics

Hydrogen is being discussed as one important solution to meet the Paris climate goals, as it can be a clean fuel, feedstock, and reagent for many energy intensive processes and transport services. However, possible hydrogen demand trajectories up to 2050 can vary depending on the development of complementing technologies, such as energy efficiency, electrification, carbon […]

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H2 Developments: Inputs from Senior Leaders

WEC released Inputs from Senior Leaders on Hydrogen Developments, a further Working Paper in the “Hydrogen on the Horizon” series produced in collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and PwC. The Hydrogen on the Horizon series aims to start a multi-stakeholder, multi-level community dialogue on hydrogen’s role in energy transitions. In this new Working Paper we present inputs […]

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National Hydrogen Strategies

The working paper in the Hydrogen on the Horizon series, produced in collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and PwC,  includes extensive research on national H2 strategies and interviews with 38 experts from 23 countries. Starting with the publication “Innovation Insights Briefing: Hydrogen on the Horizon: Ready, Almost Set, Go?”, the Hydrogen on […]

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Innovation Insights Briefing on hydrogen

The topic of hydrogen is becoming an increasing political priority worldwide. Already 20 countries have published their own hydrogen strategies or plan to complete them in the coming months. More than 30 other countries support pilot and demonstration projects or are discussing selected policy steps for hydrogen use. The World Energy Council has now produced […]

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Innovation Insights – Energy Storage

As the global electricity systems are shaped by decentralisation, digitalisation and decarbonisation, the World Energy Council’s Innovation Insights Briefs explore the new frontiers in energy transitions and the challenges of keeping pace with fast moving developments. We use leadership interviews to map the state of play and case studies across the whole energy landscape and […]

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World Energy Scenarios 2019

The World Energy Scenarios 2019 report provides an update of the Council’s global energy scenarios. The three musically-named scenarios are:   Modern Jazz, which represents a “digitally disrupted” and market-driven innovative world. Unfinished Symphony, a future in which more “intelligent” and circular economic growth models drive clean, affordable and sustainable energy transition and Hard Rock, […]

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