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World Energy Focus 2017 (External Content)

World Energy Focus 2017 (External Content)

The World Energy Focus is the official annual publication of the World Energy Council. The 2017 edition features interviews and articles from CEOs, energy ministers and leaders from across the world about the Energy Transition and how is innovation drivin ...
World Energy Trilemma Index 2017 : Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy Systems (External Content)

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017 : Monitoring the Sustainability of National Energy Systems (External Content)

The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental sustainability. Balancing these three goals constitutes a ‘trilemma’ and is the basis for prosperity and co ...
The developing role of blockchain (External Content)

The developing role of blockchain (External Content)

roduced in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), this 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 o ...
Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 (External Content)

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018 (External Content)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the last decade (2008-2017) in trilingual tables.Renewab ...
Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050 (External Content)

Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050 (External Content)

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in the Paris Agreement, says Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050. The historic 2015 climate accord ...
Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (External Content)

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (External Content)

This joint tracking report provides the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Prepared by the Custodian Agencies for Sustain ...
Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018 (External Content)

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018 (External Content)

The industry created more than 500 000 new jobs globally in 2017, with the total number of people employed in renewables (including large hydropower) surpassing 10 million for the first time. Renewable Energy and Jobs, presents the status of employment, b ...

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition Latin America and the Caribbean. (2018) (External Content)

Policy frameworks need to take a systems approach with more fully integrated policies across sectors if we are serious about achieving the energy transition. To do this: measures are needed to support the integration of variable renewable energy policies ...

Adapting Market Design to High Shares of Variable Renewable Energy 2017(External Content)

Liberalised electricity markets require timely adaptation to support higher shares of variable renewable (solar and wind) energy and distributed power generation. This study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presents the latest knowle ...
Accelerating the Energy Transition through Innovation 2017(External Content)

Accelerating the Energy Transition through Innovation 2017(External Content)

Technological breakthroughs are needed to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector. Even with economically viable and scalable renewable-based solutions available for around two-thirds of the world’s energy supply, population growth and rising energy ...

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