Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.13
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Azerbaijan has improved its position by 16 points in the annual ranking of energy sustainability, calculated annually by the World Energy Council (WEC) and the consulting firm Olivier Wyman, said the message on the WEC website published Nov.13.
This year, in terms of energy sustainability, Azerbaijan took the 55th place among 130 countries, while last year it took the 71st place.
Rating of Azerbaijan was formed of the following factors: energy security – the 11th place (compared to the 21st last year), social equality in access to energy – the 67th place (compared to the 57th), the impact of energy on the environment – 74th (99th). In addition, political, economic and social indicators are taken into account when calculating the rating.
The World Energy Council is the largest energy international non-governmental organization, established in 1923 at the initiative of business and energy circles of Great Britain and a number of industrialized countries of Europe and North America.
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