Africa Energy Indaba 2017

2017’s highly anticipated Africa Energy Indaba, held in Johannesburg between 21 – 22 February, will enable you to share your knowledge and expertise and best practice with key energy leaders and professionals who come together to seek solutions for Africa’s energy future. PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE: 60 African & Global Energy CEOs – 10 + African energy […]

World Energy Focus: read our December issue

In this issue, read about how efficiency can be incentivised: The latest World Energy Council report recommends to reduce the public spending on financial and fiscal incentives for efficiency. Barry Worthington from the USEA comments on the energy outlook in the US. And news focus highlights who the winners are according to the IEA’s World Energy Outlook, the Wolfcamp shale oil discovery in Texas and more.

Energy Efficiency Progress Needs Further Acceleration

Over the last 15 years’ energy efficiency improvements have saved the world 3.1 gigatonnes (Gtoe) of primary energy consumption and 7Gt of Co2, in 2014 equating to 23% of global energy consumption and 21% of global Co2 emissions in 2014. At an official UN side event held in the side-lines of the COP22 negotiations in […]

World Energy Council at COP22

The World Energy Council will bring its 7 new energy realities messages to COP22: What does the Grand Energy Transition and these new realities mean in a Post COP21 world? How can the energy sector contribute to the activation of innovative policies, technologies and business models that will secure a sustainable energy future?

Join the World Energy Council during a series of events in Marrakesh!

World Energy Scenarios 2016 report: Global energy demand growth set to fall

Per capita energy demand will peak before 2030, finds a new World Energy Council report, launched at the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul. The three scenarios entitled “Unfinished Symphony”, “Modern Jazz” and “Hard Rock” present three distinct trajectories for the energy sector to 2060, with very different realities across regions.

Key Highlights & Insights from the 23rd World Energy Congress - a personal view / National events

18 Jan to 18 Jan 2017
Protea Hotel Victoria Junction Waterfront, South Africa

The World Energy Council Energy Transformation on the North Sea Conference - The Netherlands / National events

24 Jan to 24 Jan 2017
Den Haag – Zuiderstrandtheater, Netherlands

Enhanced Energy Access For Sustainable Development Of The Built And Natural Environment In Nigeria / National events

26 Jan to 26 Jan 2017
Rockview (Classic) Hotel, Nigeria

Presentation: "World Energy Scenarios | 2016: The Grand Transition" / National events

1 Feb to 1 Feb 2017
Galleria Commissioni di Palazzo di Montecitorio, Italy

Voices from the World Energy Council Network

World Energy Council Austria commences cooperation with OPEC

The current and future developments in the oil and gas sector are of essential importance for the whole energy market. Given this importance, the World Energy Council Austria and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries determined ongoing cooperation in July 2016. It was agreed that future collaboration on activities such as events and information […]

Denmark sets ambitious goals to have the most integrated market based energy system in Europe

With the government setting ambitious goals for Denmark, the country was ranked as the world’s number 1 in energy sustainability in the 2016 World Energy Trilemma Index. For that reason, the Danish National member committee of the World Energy Council organised a national presentation and discussion of the Council’s recent Trilemma Index launched at the […]

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The 23rd World Energy Congress will be held from 9 - 13 October 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey under the theme: "Embracing new frontiers".


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