Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 8
Denmark has the best energy system among all the countries of the world, and Azerbaijan took the 31st place in the ranking, after Japan, and ahead of such countries as the Republic of Korea, Australia, China and Russia.
This is stated in the data of the "Energy Trilemma Index" for 2017, compiled by the World Energy Council.
The index assesses the efforts of 125 countries, given their ability to provide a stable energy system in three ways: "energy security" (data on the effective organization of primary energy supplies from national and foreign sources, the reliability of energy infrastructure and the ability of energy suppliers to meet current and future demand), "accessibility" energy (universal availability and financial accessibility), "environmental sustainability" (measuring overall efficiency in achieving a sustainable combination of polycy and balance, it highlights how well countries manage trade-offs).
This year, Denmark once again won first place, ahead of Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the UK. It took the first place in the field of energy security, 12th in terms of energy availability, and fourth in terms of environmental sustainability.
In turn, Azerbaijan, which occupied the 31st place, was ranked 44th in the field of energy security, 44th in terms of energy availability and 19th in terms of environmental sustainability.
The last place in the rating belongs to the Niger. Above him are Benin, Tanzania, Chad, Congo and Zimbabwe. Finland ranked 11th, Iceland - 14th, USA - 15th, Ireland - 20th, Canada - 21st, Japan - 30th, Australia - 33rd, Republic of Korea - 39th , Russia - 44th, Armenia - 52nd place.
It should be noted that the World Energy Council is the largest international energy non-profit organization. It is a UN-accredited body dealing with energy issues, as well as the largest impartial community that includes more than 3,000 public and private organizations from almost 100 countries around the world. The main mission of this organization is to promote sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all people.