This report summarises the outcomes of a pilot project launched by the World Energy Council Knowledge Network on Energy Efficient Technologies. This work, focused on technologies, complements the well-established WEC work on Energy Efficiency Policies and databases on Energy Efficiency Indicators and Policy measures.

The 2014 edition of World Energy Issues Monitor shows that high energy price volatility has become the number one critical uncertainty on the energy agenda, replacing the climate framework as the most extreme issue, for leaders and experts globally. Read the full text.

The World Energy Scenarios: Composing energy futures to 2050 is the result of a three-year study conducted by over 60 experts from nearly 30 countries, with modelling provided by the Paul Scherrer Institute.

This 23rd edition of the Survey of Energy Resources published by World Energy Council covers all fossil resources (coal, oil, both conventional and unconventional and gas, both conventional and unconventional), and the main renewable and transitional resources: peat, nuclear and uranium, hydro power, biofuels and waste, wind, solar, geothermal and marine energies.

The report, World Energy Perspective: Energy Efficiency Policies, is produced in collaboration with France’s energy and environment agency, ADEME.

The report, World Energy Perspective: Energy Efficiency Policies, is produced in collaboration with France’s energy and environment agency, ADEME.

The global 2013 Energy Sustainability Index covering 129 countries in this report published by the World Energy Council provides public and private decision-makers with a key tool to assess the sustainability of a country’s energy system and ability for peer group comparisons.

The 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor is the latest of the WEC's annual assessment of the issues impacting the global and regional energy sector based on the views of the WEC's energy leadership community.

To assist policymakers and the energy industry with pressing forward sustainable energy systems, the World Energy Council, in collaboration with project partner Oliver Wyman, publishes the report World Energy Trilemma 2012: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy policy.

Smart grids are an essential element to facilitate the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This report intends to shed light on the current status of smart grids and the financing mechanisms for their development.

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