Only one month left for the 11th Africa Energy Indaba

The Africa Energy Indaba Conference & Exhibition (19 - 20 February 2019), under the theme  'Africa’s Energy Future', will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the African continent. Our Secretary General Christoph Frei will be in attendance as well.

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Save the date: Council conference on hydrogen

Building on our previous studies around Europes’ opportunities to successfully progress its energy transition path, the World Energy Council will launch a report -‘Hydrogen – industry as catalyst, accelerating decarbonisation of our economy to 2030’- explaining why it is important to develop the hydrogen economy with industry as a catalyst.

12 February 2019, 13:00–19.00 hours
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

24th World Energy Congress will feature over 250 start speakers

In September 2019, the world’s energy leadership will meet in Abu Dhabi to determine a course of energy prosperity for nations, companies, societies, the environment and individuals.

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Only two weeks left to apply for the 2019 SET100 Award

Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is an international platform supporting innovation in energy transition. It is comprised of the annual SET Award and SET Tech Festival.     The initiative brings together the most outstanding international start-ups in the field of energy together with key stakeholders in the energy sector. Through the help of our […]

“IF” Blockchain?

Although blockchain is viewed as a feasible technology to enable business process optimisation, its true transformative and disruptive nature has yet to be fully proven and understood. This was widely agreed by the majority of participants that attended the Council’s first Innovation Forum (IF) this month. The forum, hosted by Shell on 27 November, was […]

Les Ressources non Énergétiques: un frein aux Transitions Énergétiques ? / National events

23 Jan to 23 Jan 2019
Société d’Encouragement, Paris, France

Hydrogen – Industry as Catalyst, Accelerating Decarbonisation of our Economy to 2030 / National events

12 Feb to 12 Feb 2019
Taets Art and Event Park, Zaandam, Netherlands

Africa Energy Indaba 2019 / Regional events

18 Feb to 20 Feb 2019
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

YEP Networking Meeting / National events

21 Mar to 21 Mar 2019
Aspern Urban Lakeside - Smart City Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Innovation spotlight

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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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