World Energy Council to play central role at COP24

Ahead of the 24th World Energy Congress in 2019, the World Energy Council will play an active role at COP24 in Katowice, Poland. Join the World Energy Council during live streaming of the events listed below including the Council’s official side event  organised in partnership with MIT ‘ Pathways to Paris – Policy, environmental & […]

“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 […]

GGC stakeholders and Future Energy Leaders convene in Abu Dhabi ahead of 24th World Energy Congress

Leading opinion formers in the GCC region gathered in Abu Dhabi for strategic knowledge exchange on the energy transition and explore innovation opportunities, and to lay the groundwork for the development of regional energy scenarios to be be presented at the 24th World Energy Congress next year. The scenarios workshop was the first event of […]

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 […]

9th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018 / Regional events

9 Dec to 10 Dec 2018
Vienna House Easy Katowice, Katowice, Poland

Toronto Global Forum Energy Panel Breakfast / National events

10 Dec to 12 Dec 2018
Toronto, Canada

Energy Panel Breakfast - What Does It Take to Stay Competitive in the Changing Global Energy Market? / National events

11 Dec to 11 Dec 2018
Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada

Africa Energy Indaba 2019 / Regional events

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

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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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