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Title: World Energy Council 16. Congress review

The sixteenth World Energy Council (WEC) Congress was hosted in Tokyo, Japan, October 8--13, 1995, with a theme of ``Energy for Our Common World: What will the future ask of us?`` Participants in the congress examined several fundamental issues of these times: hot to provide the energy services for an increasing world population, especially in developing countries; hot to meet local, regional, and global environmental and social concerns; how to adapt to changing markets and institutions; how to respond to diversified transportation and other end use patterns reflecting human behavior; how to deal with the emerging interdependence of energy markets; and what action to be pursued individually and collectively. This article summarizes the highlights of the congress, and includes an overview of the World Energy Council (WEC), a synopsis of the events, summaries of the technical program division addresses, and a summary of the congress conclusions.
Authors:
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  1. Glasgow Univ. (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
230822
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: IEEE Power Engineering Review; Journal Volume: 16; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1996
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY; ENERGY POLICY; GLOBAL ASPECTS; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; ENERGY CONSERVATION; FINANCING; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS