World Energy Congress

Energy for Prosperity

The 24th World Energy Congress held on 9-12 September 2019 in Abu Dhabi has been declared a tremendous success with thousands of delegates and visitors attending from around the world.

The global flagship event of the World Energy Council covers all aspects of the energy agenda. Running since 1924, the triennial World Energy Congress enables strategic dialogue among Ministers, CEOs and industry experts on critical developments in the energy sector.

1 Mission - Energy for Prosperity
4 Days
250 Star Speakers
100+ Exhibitors
4,000 Delegates
70 Sessions
Transition Toolkit


Transition Toolkit

The Energy Transition Toolkit is the center piece of the World Energy Council's publications and insight delivery. The World Energy Trilemma Index 2019 and World Energy Scenarios 2019 were successfully launched during the 24th World Energy Congress. Developed with our Partners, these tools provide critical insights for delivering Energy for Prosperity.

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Find the detailed sessions and keynotes in the Congress Programme.


Under the theme of “Embracing New Frontiers”, the 23rd World Energy Congress 23rd World Energy Congress was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 9 –13 October 2016. Co-hosted by the President of Turkey and the World Energy Council, the event will welcome 10,000 delegates from across the energy spectrum to address critical developments in the energy sector.

The 23rd World Energy Congress took place at a moment of critical transition in the energy industry and in a world of extraordinary change.

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The 22nd World Energy Congress was held in Daegu, Korea (Rep. of) from 13-17 October 2013. The theme of the Congress is “Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today.” The Congress in Daegu attracted over 7,500 delegates from 123 countries and included more than 50 government ministers.

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The theme of the Montreal Congress “Acting now on global challenges – Energy in transition for a living planet” reflected the undeniable sense of urgency that faced the world’s energy sector. The Congress in Montreal in 2010 attracted over 7,000 delegates from 140 countries and included more than 60 government ministers.

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