World Energy Investment Outlook

iea.jpgUn breve report in inglese dell'organizzazione autonoma IEA

The context

- Today’s investments lock in patterns of consumption, fuel use & emissions for long into the future

- Capital costs to produce energy have doubled since 2000

- Investment surge to meet rising Asian demand, but shale in US & renewables in Europe also show dynamic growth

- Difficult task for investors to navigate policy & market uncertainty

- Geopolitical concerns a reminder of risks to reliable supply

- Disconnect between climate change goals & the necessary actions

- High oil prices & persistent regional price variations for gas & power

- Growing public pressure on energy & environmental issues