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Researching… the energy industry?


Have you been tasked to research the energy industry? Maybe you’re interested in the renewable energy market… If so, then look no further than our top picks for resources to get started with:


Includes detailed reports on over 100 countries and regions of the world. These can be found under the BMI > Industries menu options.  The FitchConnect Power report provides data and forecasts on electricity generation, capacity, consumption and transmission. Fitch also covers Oil and Gas and Renewables as separate industries. Reports include a SWOT analysis along with a market overview and competitor information.


Anything else I should know?
Previously known as BMI Research. Reports updated quarterly.


IBISWorld includes a variety of reports on the areas of energy and power in countries across the world. Use the search function or browse content via the ‘Industry Research’ menu. 

Screenshot of an IBISWorld oil and gas report

Anything else I should know?
Reports updated every 6 months approx. 

Science Direct

Access a large number of energy journals via the Science Direct database. It includes titles such as, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Economics, and the Electricity journal. Academic articles provide an analysis of the issues affecting the rapidly changing energy industry.

Anything else I should know?
Access Science Direct from the MIRC website, alternatively search for a specific journal title on the Publications Finder to be taken straight to the journal homepage.

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Karen Stokes

Written By: Karen Stokes

A Business Librarian since 2009, Karen leads support for the Cranfield MBA courses, both full-time and Executive.

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