24th World Energy Congress: 200 speakers confirmed!

Our triennial flagship event, the 24th World Energy Congress is the largest and most influential energy event covering all aspects of the energy agenda. As the world’s premier energy gathering, the Congress offers a unique opportunity for participants to better understand energy issues and solutions from a global perspective. Running since 1924, the triennial World […]

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 provides an objective rating of national energy […]

Accelerating Global Energy Transition Whilst Achieving Resilience

Enabling Resilience in Energy Transition A recent gathering of over 70 energy leaders, focussed on the urgent need for, as well as challenges and opportunities of, enabling dynamic resilience as part of successful global energy transition (The World Energy Council convened over 70 energy leaders on the 15th May 2019 at the offices of Marsh […]

Faraday Grid in new partnership with World Energy Council

Faraday Grid, the energy technology company, has announced a new partnership with the World Energy Council as Innovation Supporter. Faraday Grid becomes Innovation Supporter of the World Energy Council Shared goal of a sustainable energy future includes joint project on the challenges of grid stabilisation  The World Energy Council and Faraday Grid have a shared […]

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 […]

Energy@TheEmbassy: Release of “Energy for Germany 2019” / National events

13 Jun to 13 Jul 2019
Embassy of the UAE, Berlin, Germany

Hydrogen: The Future of Clean Energy? /

2 Jul to 2 Jul 2019
Institute of International & European Affairs, Dublin, Ireland

Primer Encuentro Internacional de Generación Distribuida / National events

4 Jul to 4 Jul 2019
TBC, Bogotá, Colombia

Précarité énergétique et numérisation - Le numérique pour réduire la précarité énergétique : mythe ou réalité ? / National events

4 Jul to 4 Jul 2019
École des Mines, 75006 Paris, France

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