Energy Leaders, innovators and CEOs drive dialogue at World Energy Week

Innovation, new technologies, resilience, geopolitics, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, were just a few of the critical topics discussed during the Council’s 2018 World Energy Week in Milan. Hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee, between 8 and 11 October, with support from the city of Milan, the week-long programme […]

Council to host 1st Innovation Forum in collaboration with Shell

The Council is hosting its first Innovation Forum – “IF” Blockchain? The forum on 27 November will bring together energy leaders from the US, Ireland, UK and India as well as other regions from across the globe.  Discussions will focus on feasible scenarios and whether customer engagement and regulatory re-framing are the necessary obstacles that […]

Balanced energy systems not solely luxury of rich economies

Strong and coherent energy policies that successfully integrate the three dimensions of sustainability, equity and security of supply which constitute the Energy Trilemma are not just the preserve of rich countries and can also drive positive performance of emerging and developing economies, according to a new report by the World Energy Council launched at World […]

SET Award 2019: Call for applications for top innovators in the energy transition

The international ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) initiative invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2019. The third round of the award for business ideas in the energy transition and climate protection was launched during World Energy Week in Milan, Italy, by Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German […]

Council CEO visits Australia to discuss the energy transition

The Secretary General of the World Energy Council has landed in Australia as part of a week-long visit to Sydney and Canberra to meet with government ministers and leading business figures to discuss critical issues impacting the energy sector. It is the first time Dr Christoph Frei has visited Australia as leader of the Council […]

WEC Austria EA, Joint Board Meeting and 70th Session of the GA / National events

21 Nov to 21 Nov 2018
Siemens AG, Vienna, Austria

1st Vienna Energy Strategy Summit / National events

23 Nov to 23 Nov 2018
Ernst & Young - IZD Tower, Wien, Austria

GGC Meeting: Committee and General Meeting, and High-Level roundtable / Members' Meetings

26 Nov to 26 Nov 2018
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

"IF" Blockchain? / Members' Meetings

27 Nov to 27 Nov 2018
Shell London HQ, London, United Kingdom

Voices from the World Energy Council Network

The Energy Transition and Pathway towards Utility 3.0

“The 21st century will be the Era of Electricity” is how Mr Masumoto, Chairman of the Japanese Energy Association (JEA) / member committee of the World Energy Council, wrapped up the symposium on the Energy Transition and the Pathway towards Utility 3 , adding,  “Securing a stable electricity supply will become a big social responsibility.” The […]

Young energy professionals explore France’s energy challenges at Model European Union

More than 100 young people participated in the first edition of the Model European Union (MEU) in Paris, held at the National Assembly under the high patronage of the President of the National Assembly François de Rugy, now Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition, on 4 to 7 September. In the plenary session opened by […]

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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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