Financing the global energy sector: the task ahead. Report 1997.

Author(s) : WEC

Type of monograph: Report


The report addresses concerns on the adequacy and availability of capital to finance the growing investment needs of the global energy sector to 2020. Economic growth and the use of energy are closely linked, particularly in the developing world, and global economic growth will produce the necessary resources to fund energy investment. The report covers: the oil, coal, gas, hydro, nuclear, and electricity generation sectors, and the main geographic regions. Contents: the world energy economy: reviewing investment needs and financing possibilities; regional energy development: reconciling unique challenges with global capital markets; fuels and electricity: promoting industry-specific financing; the policy issues: redefining the roles of government and the private sector; the search for solutions. (See also abstract 98-2130 in this Bulletin.)


  • Original title: Financing the global energy sector: the task ahead. Report 1997.
  • Record ID : 1998-2621
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Developing country, Environment, General information
  • Publication: World energy council (wec) - United kingdom/United kingdom
  • Publication date: 1997
  • Source: Source: 130 p. (21 x 29.7); fig.; tabl.; append.; GBP 35.00.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.