WEC Studies

WEC is well known on the global energy scene for its authoritative reports, analyses, research, case studies, medium and long-term energy projections, and policy and strategy recommendations.The work of the organisation spans the entire energy spectrum. The World Energy Council actively contributes the insights needed by energy leaders to make effective strategic, policy and business decisions about the energy transition through its dialoge platforms, publications and interactive tools.

WEC India Studies

WEC India is currently undergoing a transformation to assume newer and greater roles relevant to the Indian Energy Sector in line with the recast vision” to be the foremost energy think tank in the country and voice of the sector. Policy Advocacy based on research is identified as one of the key work programs.

Member Organisations have an opportunity to nominate experts from their organization in the global study groups of WEC. Presently more than 30 experts represent WEC India in WEC studies.These studies include Surveying Energy Resources and Technologies, assessment of national energy policies across the world and exploring possible global energy futures and analysing critical uncertainties.

WEC India has undertaken several projects in partnership with member organisation to deepen its understanding of the issues of the energy sector and share the learnings with the stakeholders. While the main focus of WEC India remains “Policy Research & Advocacy” , it has begun participating in energy projects to gather firsthand information and experience. First such initiative is Energy Poverty Alleviation(EPA) project through Decentralised Distributed Generation route. Energy Access figures as an agenda with most of the member organisations and is a Government priority as well. WEC India is also planning to take up demonstration projects.

National Energy Trilemma Index 2020-Draft Report

The National Energy Trilemma Index 2020 is an attempt by the World Energy Council India (WEC India) at the national level to assess States’s & UTs performance across three core dimensions: Energy Security, Energy Equity and Environmental Sustainability. The “National Energy Trilemma Index” will be an annual exercise, which will enable the States & UTs’ to keep a track of their own progress over time and further accelerate their pace towards the energy transition process. The report is in draft stage and stakholders are requested to give their valuable comments, which could be subsumed in the final report.

Way forward for Power Markets in India

WEC India conducted a study on “Way forward for Power Markets in India; to identify issues related to Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and Distribution Sector and suggesting remedial measures” in professional partnership with Deloitte.

Alternate Methodology for Electricity Demand Assessment & Forecasting

WEC India conducted a study on “Alternate Methodology for Electricity Demand Assessment & Forecasting” under the chairmanship of Shri Rakesh Nath in professional partnership with PwC.



Energy Poverty Alleviation

Energy Access (EA) forms one of the core pillars of WEC & WEC India. Energy Poverty has been the cause of concern and centre of discussions on various forums world over decades.Around 400 million people have no access to electricity.