What does it take to design inclusive policies to deliver Energy for Prosperity?
The World Energy Council has launched its updated Trilemma Index in partnership with Oliver Wyman.
The Trilemma Index is one of five tools in the Council’s Leader’s Toolkit and has been improved to enable users to compare their current rating with past performances.
European Regional Perspectives were released today as part of the World Energy Scenarios | 2019 launched earlier this week at the 24th World Energy Congress. Regional Scenarios were produced in partnership with the Paul Scherrer Institute.
- Sustainable Development Goals are too broad
- The private sector needs to set itself less abstract and achievable goals to change public perception and in order to tell success stories
- Need to use technologies to accelerate otherwise we won’t be able to achieve the Paris Agreement.
Hanife Ymer of the Mubadala Investment Company moderated H.E. Sok Khavan, Secretary of State in Cambodia, H.E. Abdullah Nasser Lootah, Director General of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Anaïs Amazit, Head of Africa Operations at Barefoot College, Elana Laichena, Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Acacia Innovations and Paul Smith Lomas, Chief Executive Officer at Practical Action.
Panel discussions included the decreasing importance of oil and the need to provide electricity for more than 1 billion who still do not have energy access. The necessity for increased cross-sector interconnections and the challenge of integrating diverse energy resources were also highlighted.
Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President of Global Energy & International Affairs at IHS Markit moderated Christian Zinglersen, Head of Secretariat at the Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat, Francesco La Camera, Director General of the IRENA, Frederick Kempe, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Council and Jean-Marie Dauger, Co-Chair of the World Energy Council.
Blockchain is enabling consumers to become prosumers, but still lacks attractiveness for investors because regulation and legislation have been slow to catch up with consumer demand.
Jon Dee, Founder and Managing Director, DoSomething Foundation – RE100 moderated Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General at Kuwait Foundation For The Advancement Of Science, Anya Nova, Crypto Economist at Power Ledger, Filippo Gaddo, Director at ARUP, Dr. Michael Webber, Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova Director of the Moscow School Of Management Skolkovo