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 […]

Global energy leaders convene in Milan at World Energy Week

The World Energy Council is excited to officially kick-off World Energy Week in Milan today where innovation, new technologies, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, will all be high on the agenda. Hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee, the week-long programme will offer a wide range of events and networking […]

Italian Member Committee Chair speaks to us ahead of World Energy Week in Milan

Marco Margheri began his career in the energy sector at General Electric. Presently he serves as Edison’s Executive Vice-President for Institutional and Affairs & Sustainability, overseeing the group’s advocacy activities at a national, European and international level. Since 2016, he has chaired the Italian Member Committee of the World Energy Council. What are your expectations […]

Exploring disruptive, emerging ecosystems at the European Regional Scenarios Workshop

The Council was excited to organise the first European regional scenarios workshop with an ‘innovation twist’,  supported by its French Member Committee, which took place in Paris, on 6-7 September. The workshop convened a diverse group of regional energy leaders, experts from Europe and the Council’s members, to facilitate strategic knowledge exchange and promote open […]

World Energy Council and COMESA sign MoU to enhance regional energy integration

The World Energy Council has today signed a historic agreement with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (COMESA) to drive regional energy integration and enhance sustainable energy access in the 21 COMESA states. The Memorandum of Understanding cements cooperation between the Council and COMESA and will spearhead the regional energy agenda in Africa, […]

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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 […]

Energy Transition- Roles and Values

On 13-14 of April, the Hungarian Young Professionals in Energy (HYPE) together with Future Energy Leaders (FEL) Romania, a programme developed by the Romania National Committee, organised the second FEL-100 Workshop: “Energy Transition – Roles and values”, hosted once again by the World Energy Council in Budapest. Einari Kisel – World Energy Council Regional Manager […]

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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.

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