"Cities like to control their fate, but where the transition to green energy is involved, they remain heavily reliant on national infrastructure. So how do different nations match up?" asks Rich Heap.
"The World Economic Forum published the 2014 edition of its Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report [PDF]. This report, produced with Accenture, shows which countries are best placed to manage the transition toward a sustainable energy network.
"The forum ranked energy networks in 128 countries on three criteria: impact on economic growth, environmental sustainability, and network access and security."
Which nations are best placed for this transition? Here are the top 10.