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Global Leaders to gather in Addis Ababa for Executive Assembly

From 26-30 October discussions will focus on how Africa can grow and create development opportunities whilst also considering evolving climate policies and new resilience challenges.  Already more than 20 ministers from Africa and beyond have confirmed their attendance, together with some of the most influential business and policy figures in the global energy sector.

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Turkish Government Looks Forward To Hosting 2016 World Energy Congress

Turkey's Energy Minister, Taner Yildiz announced today the first 40 confirmed speakers for the 23rd World Energy Congress, coming from 21 countries and including 7 Ministers. Under the theme “Embracing New Frontiers”, the world's premier energy gathering expects to set the global energy agenda with 100 government ministers, heads of states and 10,000 senior energy leaders in Istanbul on 9-13 October 2016.

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World Energy Focus: read our August issue

In this issue Taner Yıldız explains how new nuclear projects and Turkish Stream fit in with his government’s energy strategy and what he expects from the private sector. The feature story looks at how the challenges of integrating renewables into the grid can be managed. And a country focus on Ecuador shows how the government intends to invest $7 billion in a sustainable energy infrastructure.

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2015 World Energy Trilemma Report : ambitious climate framework needed now, says energy sector

New World Energy Trilemma Report says the energy sector wants to invest, but needs an ambitious climate framework, with clear emission targets and a flexible approach to meet different needs of countries to gain the confidence from investors if the essential investment target of $48-53 trillion is to be delivered. Five key actions to the successful transition to a low carbon energy system are identified.

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The “new normal”: Energy price volatility and climate framework uncertainty top concerns of global energy leaders

Energy leaders see energy price volatility and the future of a climate framework as their top critical uncertainties, according to our latest World Energy Issues Monitor. This 7th annual edition of the study, entitled “Energy price volatility: the new normal”, has gathered the views of more than 1,000 energy leaders, including ministers and chief executives from nearly 80 countries.

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2 Sep to 2 Sep 2015
Auditorium of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Peru

Index 2.0 Task force meeting / Members' Meetings

3 Sep to 3 Sep 2015
World Energy Council, United Kingdom

World Energy Trilemma Study Group meeting / Members' Meetings

3 Sep to 3 Sep 2015
Conference call, United Kingdom

German-Belgian cooperation for a successful energy transition in Europe / National events

8 Sep to 8 Sep 2015
Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, Germany

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Lebanon Committee Supports Young People Education Initiative

A new textbook on Renewable Energy for Elementary Schools in Lebanon  In 2014 the Lebanon Member Committee awarded $1,500 to the Lebanese International University for a project to develop a textbook on renewable energy for elementary schools in Lebanon The textbook, which will be available at the 2015 Beirut Energy Forum, covers renewable energy technologies […]

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Love What You Do – A Lifetime in Energy

Dr. Gheorghe Balan, born in 1929, is celebrating his 86th anniversary and 62 years of continuous professional activity in the Romanian energy sector. Highly involved in all the activities of the World Energy Council Romanian National Committee for 47 years, Dr. Gheorghe Balan has been  honoured with the Diplomat ‘Lifetime Energy Excellence Award” 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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