The 2018 World Energy Outlook report and the future of global nuclear power

The World Energy Outlook (WEO) report—the flagship report of the International Energy Agency in Paris, France—forecasts changes to the energy sector through 2020. Governments and businesses worldwide use WEO analysis to make key decisions about energy use.

This webinar features an IEA expert sharing insights and key findings from the WEO 2018. It also features expert commentators from the Nuclear Energy Agency on the trends and findings of the WEO as they relate to the future of global nuclear power.

Speakers
Giulia Bisconti
Giulia R. Bisconti
U.S. Department of Energy
  • Senior Advisor, Office of Nuclear Energy The NICE Future Initiative, Lead Countries Team Member
Brent Wanner
Brent Wanner
International Energy Agency
  • Lead of Power Generation Analysis within the World Energy Outlook (WEO) team
  • In 2018, coordinated the WEO-2018 Special Focus on Electricity and directed power sector modelling and analysis.
  • For the previous six WEO editions, lead analyst and author on the long-term outlook for electricity and renewables

Brent Wanner is a Senior Energy Analyst at the International Energy Agency and Lead of Power Generation Analysis within the World Energy Outlook (WEO) team. In 2018, he coordinated the WEO-2018 Special Focus on Electricity and directed power sector modelling and analysis. For the previous six WEO editions, he was a lead analyst and author on the long-term outlook for electricity and renewables, in addition to leading in-depth analysis of the power sector in Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa, Mexico and China. With a background in economics, Wanner’s areas of expertise include energy and climate policy analysis, economics of power generation technologies and electricity market designs, and the integration of variable renewables.

Henri Paillere
Henri Paillere
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
  • Deputy Director, Division of Nuclear Technology Development and Economics
  • Head Technical Secretariat for the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) and for the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC)
Antonio Vaya Soler (300x400)
Antonio Vaya Soler
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
  • Nuclear Analyst, Division of Nuclear Technology Development and Economics
  • Leading projects on long term operation and cost reduction of nuclear power plants.

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