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World Energy Outlook 2018

The World Energy Outlook (WEO) is the world’s most authoritative source of energy-market analysis and projections. Published every year, based on objective data and dispassionate analysis, it provides critical analysis and insights on trends in energy demand and supply, and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development.

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Electricity Retailing

“Electricity” (electric energy) is a homogeneous commodity. In principle, the nature of this commodity is unaffected by scale, i.e., the same product, namely electromagnetic energy carried over a network, is delivered to large, energy-intensive factories and small consumers in other parts of the system.

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Charting the Diffusion of Power Sector Reforms across the Developing World

This paper is a product of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice Group. It is part of a larger effort by the World Bank to provide open access to its research and make a contribution to development policy discussions around the world.

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Why Wait? Seizing the Energy Access Dividend

This research paper by Power for All & Sustainable Energy for All explores the concept of an energy access dividend that assigns economic, social and environmental value to the time it takes for households, businesses and communities to obtain the benefits associated with electricity access.

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Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to start to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement

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