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The world’s energy sector is undergoing a profound transition. This transition is driven by the need to expand access to clean energy in support of socio-economic development, especially in emerging economies, while at the same time limiting the impacts of climate change, pollution and other
Micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME) are prominent in sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. MSME in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors were implementing innovative, circular, green and sustainable initiatives before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, so they are well-
The multifaceted requirements of sustainable development are primarily dependent on the optimal and responsible use of natural resources.  A new paradigm of optimising resource efficiency and progressing towards a circular economy is required to realise the need for balanced development of natural
Promoting Energy Efficiency Standards and Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in BuildingsECE Energy Series No. 60Geneva, 2020Buildings today are responsible for approximately one third of total final energy
Pathways to Sustainable Energy-Early Warning System ConceptEarly Warning System Concept highlights the important aspect of the early warning and planning system including those specific to adaptive policy pathways
Pathways to Sustainable Energy – Accelerating Energy Transition in the UNECE RegionIn September 2015 countries agreed to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that comprises seventeen Sustainable Development
How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels(Geneva, 2019)If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions in the UNECE
How Natural Gas can Support the Uptake of Renewable Energy(Geneva, 2019)There is a strong medium-to-long-term future for gas so long as it wholeheartedly embraces the energy transition and partners with renewables to produce carbon-
The Potential of Natural Gas to Penetrate New Markets(Geneva, 2019)The versatility of gas means it can be used for heat, for power, for combined heat and power (CHP), for petrochemicals and fertilisers, and in internal
 Hard Talks in ECE Countries on How to Increase Renewable Energy UptakeThis publication explores the outcomes of Hard Talks carried out in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia,
ECE Energy Series 58: Application of UNFC Case Studies 2019 (ECE ENERGY SERIES No. 58) (2019)This publication provides a series of case studies on various resource projects, including niobium, oil &
Status and Perspectives for Renewable Energy Development in the UNECE Region 2017The UNECE and the  German Energy Agency (dena) have joined forces to issue this report, which features good