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Policy Scenarios to 2050 11th African Oil and Gas, Trade and Finance Conference & Exhibition, 23-25 May 2007 Elena Virkkala Nekhaev, Director of Programmes World Energy Council. NOT AN OFFICIAL UNCTAD RECORD. World Energy Council (WEC).

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Policy Scenarios to 2050

11th African Oil and Gas, Trade and Finance Conference & Exhibition, 23-25 May 2007

Elena Virkkala Nekhaev, Director of Programmes

World Energy Council

NOT AN OFFICIAL UNCTAD RECORD


World energy council wec
World Energy Council (WEC)

To promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all

  • Established in 1923 as the World Power Conference

  • Member Committees in 97 countries

  • Multi-energy, non-governmental, non-commercial


World energy council wec1
World Energy Council (WEC)

To promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all

  • Triennial World Energy Congress

  • Work Programme: Studies, Technical Committees, Regional Programmes, Global Energy Information System (GEIS)


Global energy information system geis www worldenergy org
Global Energy Information System(GEIS)www.worldenergy.org


Africa today
Africa Today

  • Area: 15% of the world total

  • Population: 14% of the world total

  • GDP: 1.6% of the world total

  • Rich and diverse in natural resources

  • Least developed continent

  • Regional integration and cooperation


Environment
Environment

  • 3.6% of global GHG emissions

  • Power generation, road transport, biomass

  • Significant differences between sub-regions

    • (Southern Africa> 50%)


Main challenges
Main Challenges

  • Low access to modern energy

  • High dependence on biomass

  • Poor infrastructure

  • Inefficient technologies

  • High costs of energy projects

  • Lack of technical expertise

  • Bad governance

  • Weak co-operation and integration


Wec scenarios
WEC Scenarios

  • 3A’s Methodology:

    • Accessibility (modern & affordable energy services)

    • Availability (security of supply)

    • Acceptability (sustainable production and use)


Wec scenarios1
WEC Scenarios

  • Focus on policies, government engagement, integration, cooperation

  • Government Engagement vs Cooperation and Integration


POLICY AXES

Interventionist

(Heavy)

Scenario II

Scenario III

Government

Engagement

Scenario I

Scenario IV

Enabling

(Light)

Integration / Co-Operation

Globalism

(Inclusive)

Nationalism

(Exclusive)


Conclusions
Conclusions

  • Scenarios I and II not favourable

  • Scenario III constructive till 2035

  • Scenario IV likely for 2035-2050

  • Regional cooperation starting from sub-regional level


Recommendations
Recommendations

  • Promote investment & develop local capital markets

  • Strengthen regional cooperation

  • Technology transfer & capacity building

  • Support for renewable energy


Recommendations1
Recommendations

  • Hydro & nuclear for long-term

  • Biofuels instead of gasoline

  • Energy efficiency and conservation

  • Deeper cooperation with international and regional institutions

  • Benefit from the introduction of WTO rules


Energy for prosperity energy for peace
Energy for ProsperityEnergy for Peace

  • Concerted action required

  • “Marshall Plan” for Africa

  • Public/private partnership

  • Action today


Thank you www worldenergy org
Thank you!www.worldenergy.org


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