Patrons

Patrons of the World Energy Council are a select group of leading energy companies who work closely with WEC to help achieve its mission to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy, for the greatest benefit of all. Patrons have direct exposure to, and engage with, our global, multi-stakeholder network of 3,000 organisations in more than 90 countries. Patrons represent the leading voice of the industry and take a prominent role in catalysing new thinking on energy policy and strategy through our most prominent events and work programmes.

World Energy Congress: patrons take a leading role in the largest and most influential energy event, covering all aspects of the energy agenda.

World Energy Leaders’ Summits (WELS): patrons have complimentary access and networking support in private meetings, to our WELS meeting which are co-hosted with the energy minister of the host country, in locations of critical interest to the global energy situation.

Work programmes: in-depth involvement in World Energy Scenarios, World Energy Trilemma, and World Energy Resources work through expert contribution, project leadership and secondment roles.

For further information regarding WEC Patrons, or to find out how you can get involved, please email Charlotte Kidd at the World Energy Council Headquarters in London.

Alstom

Alstom is a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation and transmission. One in four of the world’s light bulbs are powered by Alstom technologies, and the company is present in around 100 countries with a workforce of 92,000+ people.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is the world’s definitive source of research, forecasts, data and news in clean energy and related industries, including power, gas, carbon and water. BNEF has a staff of more than 200 based in London, Washington D.C., New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, New Delhi, Cape Town, São Paulo, Singapore and Sydney.

Electricité de France

The Electricité de France Group (EDF) is an integrated energy company, active in all major electricity businesses: production, transport, distribution, marketing and trade of energy. Principal actor of the French electricity market, EDF is also very active in the United Kingdom and in Italy, making it one of the leading electricians in Europe as well as a recognised player in the gas market. With a power installed of 133.9 GW in the world on December 31st, 2010 for a world production of 630.4 TWh, The Group has, among the big European energetic specialists, the biggest production park and the least emissions of CO2 by kWh produced, thanks to the part of the nuclear and hydraulic power in its production mix. The EDF Group supplies electricity, gas and associated services for more than 37 million customer accounts in the world. In 2010, turn-over was €65.2 million; gross operating profit was €16.6 million and net current result was €4 million.

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is working to deliver safe, clean, efficient and reliable nuclear energy to the United Arab Emirates – energy that is needed to support the UAE’s social and economic growth. ENEC specialises in the deployment, ownership and operation of civil nuclear energy plants within the UAE, with a mission to deliver electricity to the UAE grid in 2017. Driven by a culture of safety, ENEC’s overriding priority is ensuring the safety of the UAE community, employees and the environment.

Eskom

Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution.

GDF SUEZ

GDF SUEZ is a world leader in electricity, natural gas, energy and environmental services, employing 218,900 people worldwide with 2011 revenues of €90.7 billion. The Group development is based on responsible growth to meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply and limiting impact on the environment.

GE Energy

With more than 100,000 employees in over 100 countries, GE Energy serves the energy sector with technologies in such areas as natural gas, oil, coal and nuclear energy; wind, solar, biogas and water processing; energy management; and grid modernisation.

Hydro-Quebec

Hydro-Québec is the largest power generator and operates the most extensive transmission system in North America. The company also conducts R&D in energy-related fields notably in battery materials. In 2010, Hydro-Québec was the host sponsor of the Word Energy Congress in Montreal.

Korea Electric Power Corp.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), with its six generation subsidiaries and four affiliates, is the world’s top 10 power utility with an installed capacity of 65,383Mw. KEPCO achieved global level electricity quality as seen in 15.15 minute blackout time per household and 4.07% transmission and distribution loss rate.

Oliver Wyman

With offices in 50+ cities across 25 countries, Oliver Wyman is a leading global management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, organisational transformation, and leadership development.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Global Energy, Utilities and Mining group of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the professional services leader in the international oil & gas, power & utilities and mining community, advising clients through a global network of fully dedicated specialists.

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco’s operations include exploration; production of oil and gas; refining; petrochemicals; international shipping; marketing; and distribution. It is the only energy company that serves the three major world markets – Asia, North America and Europe. Saudi Aramco currently provides roughly one in every 10 barrels of crude oil the world consumes on any given day. Since 1998 the company have added more than 3.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to worldwide crude oil production capacity to help ensure it remains the world’s most reliable supplier of petroleum energy.

Siemens AG

Siemens Energy Sector is one of the world’s leading suppliers of a wide range of products, solutions and services in the field of energy technology. Siemens Energy enables customers to generate, transmit and distribute electrical power at the highest levels of efficiency. The company helps them produce, convert and transport the primary fuels oil and gas. It is the only manufacturer worldwide with know-how, products, solutions and key components spanning the entire energy conversion chain. Siemens Energy has about 86,000 employees worldwide. In fiscal 2012, the Sector generated total revenue of €27.5 billion and profit of €2.2 billion.

SK Innovation

SK Innovation has been leading Korea’s energy industry for the past five decades. Early on, the company expanded into overseas resource exploration. These efforts have seen tangible results in projects in Vietnam, Peru, Brazil and elsewhere, elevating our global stature in natural resource development. Today, SK Innovation participation in 29 blocks located in 16 countries has provided the foundation for the company to compete head-on with the world’s largest players.

Tokyo Electric Power Co
Verbundnetz Gas AG

Verbundnetz Gas AG (VNG) is Germany’s third largest gas importer and ranks among Europe’s top ten. VNG’s core business comprises gas imports, gas wholesale, gas transport, and the operation and marketing of storage capacity.