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Global Energy Scenarios Comparison Review

In anticipation of the 24th World Energy Congress, the Council is refreshing its global energy foresight and updating its global scenarios narratives. The focus is on an ‘innovation twist to 2040’ and the use of scenarios to explore and navigate new exponential growth opportunities for accelerating successful energy transition in an era of epic and […]

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World Energy Issues Monitor 2019

In its tenth year, The World Energy Issues Monitor 2019: ‘Managing the Grand Transition’ published by the World Energy Council, provides a snapshot of the current priorities, facing global energy leaders.   The report looks at the global energy agenda and analyses the trends and outlook in six world regions and over 90 countries.   The […]

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Study Results YEP Austria

The Young Energy Professionals (YEP) Programme is an interdisciplinary network of young energy leaders from members and partners of WEC Austria. The YEP Programme  was initiated by the London office of WEC. The first cycle was launched in October 2015 and lasted until autumn 2018. The topics covered by the participants in the first cycle […]

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World Energy Insights – Blockchain

The blockchain in the energy market has the first hype behind it. The technology is being used in more and more (pilot) projects, such as decentralised supply models (P2P). But is the regulatory framework in the energy market already fit for blockchain? Where changes may be necessary to raise further potential for new solutions. The […]

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The developing role of blockchain

This WEC White Paper looks at the potential of Blockchain Technology for the energy sector. Although blockchain is gaining wide-spread acknowledgement and use in the sector, there are still a number of uncertainties surrounding the technology and a combination of technological, regulatory and other practical challenges could stall its growth.   Among other things, the […]

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World Energy Trilemma Index 2018

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 125 countries are […]

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World Energy Scenarios 2016: The Grand Transition

‘World Energy Scenarios: The Grand Transition’ is the conclusion of a three-year study, built by a network of more than 70 members, from over 25 countries, and quantified with a global multi-regional energy system model. In producing the World Energy Scenarios, the World Energy Council collaborated with Accenture Strategy and the Paul Scherrer Institute to […]

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