Posts tagged 'Electricity'

  • Forum Article

    Can Africa's desert sun power Europe?

    Up to 20% of power demand in Europe can be obtained by connecting African deserts to European cities, according to the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Europe compete with a fracking-fuelled US?

    Newspapers like to claim that energy prices are much higher in Europe than in the United States, which has embraced… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The rise of the energy consumer

    For a long time, many electricity providers have largely ignored the needs of the customer. These utility companies… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How big data will make us more energy efficient

    One of the by-products of smart grid technology – an energy grid that delivers power more efficiently and is able to… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why we need a price tag on carbon

    Scientists are more convinced than ever that climate change is happening, and we are on track for a 4ºC increase in… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Interview: A light bulb moment for renewable power

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Emerging Technologies 2014. What do we mean by “grid-scale… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    It's time to change the way we measure energy

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    How should we prepare for the future of energy?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Lighting China’s cities

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013

    11 - 13 Sep 2013, Dalian, People’s Republic of China

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    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… more

  • Forum Article

    Power - How to price it right

    In a series of blog posts related to the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report… more

  • Forum Article

    Can Russia help China get clean energy?

    As one of the first 20 signatories to the Forum’s Energy for Society Initiative, I know and understand only too well… more

  • Forum Article

    Does renewable energy work better in developing countries?

    Ahead of the launch of the best-practice repository for Energy companies in September, Gao Jifan, chairman and chief… more

  • Forum Event

    What’s connectivity without power?

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012

    30 May - 01 Jun 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Forum Article

    Is India dealing with its 95% increase in energy demand ?

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd… more