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24NOV
2015
Report: World Energy Council: World energy perspective: The road to resilience: Managing and financing extreme weather risks
Category: Energy, Latest News

New approaches are required for the management and financing of energy infrastructures as companies and governments seek to meet the challenges of increased extreme weather risks. New thinking is needed says a recent report from the World Energy Council, ‘The road to resilience – managing and financing extreme weather risks’.  

The report highlights the need for a move from ‘Fail-Safe’ systems that only look at single assets to ‘Safe-Fail’ systems which take a systemic overview of the energy value chain and a more strategic approach to identifying vulnerabilities.

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