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Women in Energy shine brightly in Chile

The Chilean chapter of the World Energy Council has developed a Women in Energy Chile programme in partnership with Deloitte, which looks to help women integrate at an early stage into a leadership network within the energy industry. This will enable greater opportunities, drive knowledge sharing and bolster new thinking in an industry that needs fresh […]

Posted on 3 June 2019

Sustainability and investment opportunities in Turkey’s energy market financing

On May 2, 2019, World Energy Council Turkey convened a high-level event on the outlook for energy market financing in Turkey. World Energy Council Turkey brought together representatives of the energy and financial sectors on the event called “Turkey’s Energy Market Financing” in Istanbul. The half-day event, which featured a diverse set of international experts […]

Posted on 3 June 2019

The Council’s Spanish Member Committee presents new publication

The Spanish Committee of the World Energy Council (CECME), the Spanish Energy Club (ENERCLUB) and the Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies (IEEE) presented the sixth edition of the publication “Energy and Geostrategy”, on May 2 in the auditorium of the Repsol Campus, , with more than 400 attendees. This project has been sponsored this year […]

Posted on 3 June 2019

Face to face with the SET Award 2019 winners

Winners come from Australia, Germany, Sweden and Uganda. Innovations from hydrogen electrolysis to bamboo briquette. Over 450 applications received from 80 countries The winners of the international SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection have been selected: Enapter (Germany) in the category […]

Posted on 23 May 2019

Panama Member Committee meeting with Presidential Candidates to discuss Solar PV Regulation

The Panama Member Committee held a meeting and panel discussion with presidential candidates and their representatives for the upcoming 2019 Panama general election. The reason for this meeting was that regulations for energy prosumers are changing in Panama and new tariff tiers will be applied after 2022. From that date onwards, the Régimen Tarifario (Tariff […]

Posted on 29 March 2019

Top 100 global energy start-ups to present their business models at the 24th World Energy Congress

The “Start Up Energy Transition (SET)” initiative has published the new Top 100 list (#SET100) of international start-ups of the energy transition. It contains the 100 best cleantech start-ups that applied for this year’s SET Award – the international award for innovative business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection. The SET […]

Posted on 27 March 2019

Start Up Energy Transition Award 2019: Finalists nominated

15 start-ups from 11 countries will present their business models for climate protection at the SET Tech Festival on April 9th in Berlin. 18 March 2019,15 start-ups from Europe, Australia, China, Thailand, Uganda and the USA have made it to the final of the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award 2019. Whether it be autonomous […]

Posted on 18 March 2019

Energy is key business programme topic at SPIEF 2019

The development and modernisation of the energy sector will be one of the key topics of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum business programme. In 2015, the UN member states unanimously supported the resolution ‘Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. The agenda defines an action plan for raising living standards, preserving the […]

Posted on 3 June 2019

Faraday Grid in new partnership with World Energy Council

Faraday Grid, the energy technology company, has announced a new partnership with the World Energy Council as Innovation Supporter. Faraday Grid becomes Innovation Supporter of the World Energy Council Shared goal of a sustainable energy future includes joint project on the challenges of grid stabilisation  The World Energy Council and Faraday Grid have a shared […]

Posted on 3 June 2019

Accelerating Global Energy Transition Whilst Achieving Resilience

Enabling Resilience in Energy Transition A recent gathering of over 70 energy leaders, focussed on the urgent need for, as well as challenges and opportunities of, enabling dynamic resilience as part of successful global energy transition (The World Energy Council convened over 70 energy leaders on the 15th May 2019 at the offices of Marsh […]

Posted on 31 May 2019

24th World Energy Congress: 200 speakers confirmed!

Our triennial flagship event, the 24th World Energy Congress is the largest and most influential energy event covering all aspects of the energy agenda. As the world’s premier energy gathering, the Congress offers a unique opportunity for participants to better understand energy issues and solutions from a global perspective. Running since 1924, the triennial World […]

Posted on 3 May 2019

Save the date: 8th European Energy Forum in Paris

8th European Energy Forum: The Cost of European Energy Transitions 11 & 12 June 2019 Salons Hoche – 9 avenue Hoche, Paris 8e In Europe, the energy transition has taken very different forms depending on the committed countries and the priorities they set: climate change, energy intensity reduction, disengagement from fossil fuels, development of renewable energies, phasing […]

Posted on 2 May 2019

Meet the Council’s new Future Energy Leaders

The World Energy Council supports and promotes energy leaders of the future through our Future Energy Leaders platform (FEL-100). The FEL-100 global impact community of exceptional young professionals share a commitment to shape the energy future, solve the world’s most pressing challenges in energy and sustainability, engage in national, regional and global activities and events and deliver innovative projects through their ‘Market of Ideas’ programme.    The 32 new Leaders who will […]

Posted on 1 May 2019

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