Analysis of this year’s top performers demonstrate that there are no clear-cut ‘winners’ or perfect energy architectures.High-performing countries are not confined to a single region. The recently published WEF Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016 to the strengths of countries beyond the usual suspects, with for example Albania (17th) and Paraguay (21st) boasting fully decarbonised electricity generation.The world’s largest economies still struggle to achieve balanced high performance in their energy systems. With the exception of France (4th), none of the 12 largest countries by GDP made it into the top 10 performers. Companies play a critical role because investors, owners and operators of energy infrastructure will be essential to reaping the benefits of new technologies, key findings of the report say.
The Czech Republic ranks 31st in the overall ranking. The country ranked 37th for the category electricity prices for industry and reached high scores for energy access and security categories. However, it ranked 121st for nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (metric tons of CO2 equivalent/population), one of the worst results, for example. Click on the country profile.
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The Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI), developed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture, aims to provide an additional set of data to help leaders benchmark the current performance of national energy systems, and inform decision-making in the context of the changes under way in the global energy landscape. The report assess energy systems in 126 countries worldwide.
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