The Council launches 2018 Issues Monitor with dynamic interactive tool

A new survey highlights shifting priorities in the energy sector with an accelerating transition towards digitailisation, decentralisation and decarbonisation. On a global scale, innovative technologies such as electric storage, renewable energies and market design are impacting top action priorities for energy leaders globally in 2018. In its ninth year, The World Energy Issues Monitor 2018: […]

President of Argentine member committee speaks to us ahead of our energy leaders’summit in Bariloche

Ahead of our World Energy Leaders’ Summit in Bariloche next month we speak to Jorge Bacher, President of the Council’s Argentine member committee, about his expectations for the event; the country’s contribution to the energy transition, energy prices, and the rise of renewable energy generation. Mr Bacher has worked for PwC until 2017 and has […]

2018 World Energy Week website live now!

World Energy Week Milan now has a dedicated website where you can access the latest information about the event hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee,  8 – 11 October.  Innovation, new technologies, resilience and energy access are topics set to be high on the agenda this year. Visit the website to find out more! […]

Uniting the energy and blockchain sectors at Berlin Energy Week

Six winning start-ups were announced at The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue’s (BETD) evening reception, which brought together all guests of the SET Tech Festival and EventHorizon and BETD. In the halls of this former power plant, 18 international start-ups were presented as finalists in six award categories at the electrifying ceremony of the Start Up […]

Global start-ups shine at SET Award 2018

Start Up Energy Transition (SET), an initiative by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur – the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council, has announced the winners of the SET Award 2018. The finalists were awarded for the most promising contributions to the energy transition and climate protection in six categories: Ionomr Innovations (Canada) in the […]

Asia Regional Meeting / Regional events

31 May to 31 May 2018
Tokyo Gas Head Office, Tokyo, Japan

7th European Energy Forum: “Oil and Gas in the Global Energy Transition” / National events

7 Jun to 8 Jun 2018
Salons de l’Aéro-Club de France, Paris, France

14th World Energy Council Central and Eastern Europe Energy Forum / National events

10 Jun to 14 Jun 2018
Vox Maris Grand Resort, Costinesti, Romania

Latin America Energy Forum / Regional events

13 Jun to 14 Jun 2018
Hotel Cacique, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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Mexican research centers join forces to promote innovations in energy

Leonardo Beltrán, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Mexico, gave an overview of the work and mission of the Centers for Energy Innovation (CEMIE), at an exclusive breakfast meeting organised by the Mexican member committee of the World Energy Council. The centers (CEMIEs) established under the present government, are groups of public or private […]

Austrian young professionals and Climate & Energy Fund cooperate to boost innovative technologies

  Young Energy Professionals kicked-off their the first network meeting between the Austrian member committe of the Council and the Climate & Energy Fund,  since entering a cooperation agreement in 2017. The Climate & Energy Fund, was set up by the Austrian government in 2007 with the aim of developing  new, innovative methods of climate […]

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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.

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