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 […]

SET Award 2019 Winners Announced

Winners come from Australia, Germany, Sweden and Uganda / Innovations from hydrogen electrolysis to bamboo briquette / Over 450 applications received from 80 countries The winners of the international SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection have been selected: Enapter (Germany) in […]

The World Energy Council releases its Global Energy Scenarios Comparison Review

In anticipation of the 24th World Energy Congress, which will convene over 6,000 energy leaders in Abu Dhabi in September 2019, the World Energy Council has released its Global Energy Scenarios Comparison Review Insights Brief this week during The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue event. The Council has undertaken a comparison of the assumptions, narratives, and numbers found […]

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 […]

Meet the Council’s new Future Energy Leaders

The World Energy Council supports and promotes energy leaders of the future through our Future Energy Leaders platform (FEL-100). The FEL-100 global impact community of exceptional young professionals share a commitment to shape the energy future, solve the world’s most pressing challenges in energy and sustainability, engage in national, regional and global activities and events and deliver innovative projects through their ‘Market of Ideas’ programme.    The 32 new Leaders who will […]

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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2019 WORLD ENERGY CONGRESS – Abu Dhabi

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 – Interview with Christoph Frei

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