New Insights Brief! Energy Infrastructure: Affordability Enabler or Decarbonisation Constraint?

The World Energy Council has launched an exclusive Innovation Insights Brief: Energy Infrastructure: Affordability Enabler or Decarbonisation Constraint? The brief contains key insights from interviews with global leaders across the energy sector. Read it here. Transitioning to a decarbonised energy system will result in stranded infrastructure assets or lead to their early decommissioning. The Insights […]

Less than 100 days until the 24th World Energy Congress starts!

The World Energy Council’s triennial flagship event, the World Energy Congress is the largest and most influential energy event covering all aspects of the energy agenda. The World Energy Congress brings together heads of state, energy ministers, business leaders, researchers, practitioners, and representatives from international organisations and civil society to drive forward the agenda on […]

How countries in the G20 develop better policies for managing the energy transition

The World Energy Council recognises the value of adopting a whole energy systems approach in delivering the benefits of sustainable energy to all. Energy transition is a connected policy challenge. Success involves managing energy security, equity and environmental sustainability throughout the transition process. The Council’s Energy Trilemma Index, developed with the support of Oliver Wyman, […]

Power-To-X Innovation Forum

On June 17th 2019, the World Energy Council held its first Innovation Forum (IF) on P2X, closely working with its German Member Committee. The event, hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright, brought together over 50 energy leaders from 10 countries. During the day-long event, moderated by Dr Angela Wilkinson, participants shared expertise, ideas and concrete proposals […]

The World Energy Council’s Toolkit Guide is released

The World Energy Council’s Toolkit brings together its online tools, insight briefs and interactive experiences in an easy to use guide. It provides a platform for flexible cooperation and experimentation essential for managing a timely, global transition to reliable, affordable and sustainable energy.  A guide to the Energy Transition On April 9th 2019, the World […]

Innovation spotlight

SET Award 2018 Finalist BioLite: Digitalisation, decentralisation and decarbonisation in Kenya

This year’s Startup Energy Transition 2019 Tech Fest is less than a month away and almost 450 companies from 80 countries have applied. Come April 9th these companies will be in Westhafen, Berlin, pitching their ideas to the ‘who’s who’ in the energy sector. One of last year’s finalists was New York City-based startup BioLite Energy, and they have been working on […]

10th Edition of the World Energy Issues Monitor launched

For the 10th anniversary of the World Energy Issues Monitor a record number of nearly 2,300 world energy leaders from 86 countries have contributed to the survey. The World Energy Issues Monitor 2019 through an analysis of critical issues affecting the energy system, provides seven global, six regional and 50 national issues maps, as well as an interactive online tool […]

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The 24th World Energy Congress will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 9 – 12 September 2019. More than 10,000 energy stakeholders are expected to convene for the Congress which will be held under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nayhan, President of the United Arab Emirates. Under the theme 'Energy for Prosperity', the Congress will be a global leadership forum that drives dialogue on critical issues facing the energy sector and defines the strategy for a collaborative innovative and sustainable energy future.

For more information visit the 2019 Congress website.

Start Up Energy Awards 2019 – Christoph Frei Interview