732 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 5 of 61

  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Time to get serious about the energy crisis

    The massive challenge of achieving universal access to energy recently received two major boosts that have raised the issue further on the international development agenda. In late June, US President Barack Obama announced his Power Africa initiative, which pledged US$ 7 billion to “double… more
  • Young Global Leaders

    Helping Myanmar meet its energy needs

    With decades of international isolation over, Myanmar is today poised for a period of rapid growth. Energy needs to be at the heart of this transformation – creating new jobs, new wealth, attracting foreign investment and fuelling institutions, businesses and homes across the country. Access to… more
  • Forum

    Getting the energy balance in Myanmar right

    Myanmar’s re-emergence into the global economy presents policy-makers with a series of fundamental dilemmas. As reforms are put into place, foreign investors and international energy companies are keen to capitalize on Myanmar’s abundant reserves of oil and natural gas. While the attention… more
  • Forum

    Developing Myanmar’s energy sector

    Myanmar is on the brink of a long transformation as it re-enters the global economic system. Developing and reforming the energy sector will be paramount to a prosperous economic future for the country. This will require the government, business and other stakeholders to collaborate on solutions… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    The good NEWS for coping with disasters

    The developing world is vulnerable to disasters of every kind, from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclones to landslides, floods, droughts and crop failures. Rapid and chaotic urbanization exacerbates the effect of these hazards, with poor quality land-use policies and cramped populations… more
  • Forum

    The New Delhi consensus

    One of the more remarkable (though largely unremarked) developments in recent Indian politics has been the startling shift in the country’s discourse about capitalism. As in many developing countries, “self-reliance” and economic self-sufficiency were India’s national mantras after… more
  • Technology Pioneers

    Tech Tuesday: Home energy efficiency from a smartphone

    Tech Tuesday is an on-going series profiling the Forum’s Technology Pioneers. The Tech Pioneers are companies that have been recognized by the Forum for ground-breaking and innovative approaches in tackling some of the world’s most wicked problems. Each week we will be showcasing one of the… more
  • Forum

    How can we transform the energy sector?

    Steven Koonin explains why our energy sector must change There are compelling reasons to improve our energy system – to make it more accessible, affordable and reliable, and to reduce its environmental impact. But energy change is often sluggish, especially as investing in energy infrastructure… more
  • Forum

    How energy productivity can drive economic growth

    The 20th century saw a revolution in production and manufacturing. As we discuss “Resilient Dynamism” here at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, I increasingly believe that the 21st century will be defined not by new production but by industries that enable us to consume products more… more
  • Forum

    Norway tops the table in the global energy race

    Every country wants affordable, sustainable, and secure energy supplies; to live in a cleaner, greener planet where the lights also stay on. But some countries are doing better than others at achieving it. In the World Economic Forum’s The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report… more
  • Forum

    How well is your country’s energy system performing?

    In a series of blog posts around the recent launch of the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2013, Espen Mehlum, Associate Director of the World Economic Forum’s Energy Industries Team, explains how countries performed on the index. What makes a… more
  • Forum

    When it comes to energy, is Norway just lucky?

    In a series of blog posts leading up to the launch of the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2013 on 11 December 2012, Arthur Hanna, Managing Director of Accenture’s Energy Industry Group, explains why Norway’s top ranking on the Index is more than just… more