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World Energy Council issues call to action

The World Energy Council has issued a ‘call to action’ on the power industry to redefine the energy sector. 

Denmark tops World Energy Council index but UK and US on...

Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden have topped the list of a World Energy Council index that ranks countries on their energy security, equity and sustainability.

Energy sector must address disruptive trends fast says World Energy Council

The energy sector must find a way forward through shifting dynamics and disruptive trends within the next five to 10 years in order to achieve energy security, grow energy access and meet environmental goals, the World Energy Council has said.

World Energy Council warns of cyber threats

“Cyber threats are among top issues keeping energy leaders awake at night.”

Renewables are now “big business” says World Energy Council

Renewables generated record levels of investment in 2015 and experienced “explosive” growth over the past 10 years, a new report from the World Energy Council has found.

World Energy Council highlights climate change role for EVs

Electric vehicles will need to increase their combined market share from the current 1 per cent to 16 per cent by 2020 to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by regulators.

World Energy Council warns of global power generation water crisis

The World Energy Council is warning that without “integrated planning” on water consumption in power plants, “we will start to see the effects of water scarcity on energy supplies in the very near future”.

Hydropower market could hit 2000 GW says World Energy Council

The global hydroelectric power market, which already represents 76 per cent of all renewable global energy, has the potential to double to its capacity to 2000 GW by 2050 according to a World Energy Council report.

World Energy Council chief says Obama must walk the walk

The Secretary General of the World Energy Council says President Barack Obama must back up the speech he made this week on climate change and the place of renewable power generation with tangible progress.

World Energy Council observes failure of CCS to proliferate

The World Energy Council (WEC) has noted that carbon capture and storage (CCS) has dropped down the list of priorities for energy sector industries over the past year.

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