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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, which […]

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Energy Infrastructure:
Affordability Enabler or Decarbonisation Constraint?

The World Energy Council has launched an exclusive Innovation Insights Brief: Energy Infrastructure: Affordability Enabler or Decarbonisation Constraint? The brief contains key insights from interviews with global leaders across the energy sector. Transitioning to a decarbonised energy system will result in stranded infrastructure assets or lead to their early decommissioning. The Insights Brief responds to […]

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Innovation Insights – Hydrogen Economy

The World Energy Council launched the Innovation Insights Brief: “New Hydrogen Economy – hope or hype?”. The brief contains exclusive insights based on interviews with the key global leaders across the energy sector. Interviewees answered the questions about what is new and what are the critical factors for hydrogen as a key actor of the […]

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Energy Efficiency: A straight path towards energy sustainability

Energy efficient technologies can be found in all parts of the energy conversion chain: from exploration and production of primary energy resources, to power generation and oil refineries to electricity grids, to the final use in industry, buildings and transportation. But it is not only the technical potential which is crucial for successful introduction of […]

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World Energy Perspectives: The road to resilience, 2016

Energy systems must be smarter, not just stronger, to withstand the risks from extreme weather events, the energy-water-food nexus and cyber-attacks. The “Road to Resilience” series shows the evolution of these risks, their impact on infrastructure and identifies measures to improve the financing conditions and resilience of global energy systems to cope with these new […]

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Energy sector faces increasing pressures from climate change

The energy sector is facing increasing pressures from climate change. All segments of the industry will be affected by the changing global climate and the policy responses to it. So says a briefing published jointly by the World Energy Council (WEC), the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), the Cambridge Judge Business School, […]

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