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27 May 2020

Global Innovations from the Energy Sector 2010-2020

This paper, from the World Economic Forum’s International Energy Community in China, presents an opportunity to reflect on some of the energy industry’s succ...

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12 September 2019

The Speed of the Energy Transition: Gradual or Rapid Change?

The energy industry is complex, and understanding the major trends changing the industry can be challenging. Investors, policy-makers, business people and ot...

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13 February 2019

Cyber Resilience in the Electricity Ecosystem: Principles and Guidance for Boards

Cyber resilience is a challenge for all organisations, but, due to its vital role as a societal backbone, it is of particular importance for the electricity ...

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22 May 2018

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others, the rate ...

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14 March 2018

Frameworks for the Future of Electricity: Leading the Transformation Through Multistakeholder Cooperation

In 2016, the World Economic Forum examined three major trends transforming the energy system: decentralization, digitalization and electrification. Building ...

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6 March 2018

The Global Future Council on Energy: Policy Recommendations

Global investment in clean energy amounted to more than 333 billion dollars in 2017 and households, businesses and governments are increasingly seeking new e...

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2 March 2018

Transformation of the Global Energy System

As an integral part of the World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy, the Global Future Council on Energy provides vision and th...

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12 January 2017

Game Changers in the Energy System: Emerging Themes Reshaping the Energy Landscape

In the next two decades, three game-changing themes have significant potential to impact the energy system: advanced energy acceleration, mobility revolution...

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