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Success for the Council’s Pilot Cyber Workshops

On Monday 8th of April 2019, the World Energy Council hosted a Cyber Workshop pilot at Chatham House in London, with our partners Marsh and McLennan Companies. This event was a proof of concept for a series of workshops exploring cybersecurity crafted by the Council’s Policy and Risk Insights Team. The success and positive reception […]

Posted on 11 April 2019

Global Foresight Refresh Forum in partnership with Accenture Strategy

The World Energy Council (The Council), in partnership with Accenture Strategy, hosted the Global Foresight Refresh Forum on the 4th and 5th of April. This Workshop represents a milestone in the Council’s strategic initiative to refresh its global foresight and support energy leaders in defining and driving a successful energy transition. Carrying over the focus […]

Posted on 9 April 2019

Akselos to partner with World Energy Council as Innovation Supporter

The partnership between Predictive Digital Twin pioneer, Akselos, and the World Energy Council (the Council), will see the two organisations work together to advance energy sustainability through research, knowledge sharing and high-level engagement in the energy sector. Established in 1923, the Council is the UN-accredited global energy network that informs global, national and regional energy […]

Posted on 1 April 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

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

The World Energy Council releases its Global Energy Scenarios Comparison Review

In anticipation of the 24th World Energy Congress, which will convene over 6,000 energy leaders in Abu Dhabi in September 2019, the Council has released its Global Energy Scenarios Comparison Review brief this week during The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue event. The Council has undertaken a comparison of the assumptions, narratives, and numbers found in a peer […]

Posted on 11 April 2019

SET Award 2019 Winners Announced

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 […]

Posted on 10 April 2019

The World Energy Council’s Toolkit Guide is released

The World Energy Council’s Toolkit brings together its online tools, insight briefs and interactive experiences in an easy to use guide. It provides a platform for flexible cooperation and experimentation essential for managing a timely, global transition to reliable, affordable and sustainable energy.  A guide to the Energy Transition On April 9th 2019, the World […]

Posted on 9 April 2019

German Member Committee meeting debates Natural Gas, Renewables and Power-to-X

In March, the Global Gas Centre, a sister organisation of the World Energy Council, invited its members to a meeting on “The Role of Natural Gas and its Interaction with Renewables” in Berlin. Among the speakers from science and industry was Dr. Carsten Rolle, Managing Director of the World Energy Council’s German chapter, who presented […]

Posted on 29 March 2019

Christoph Frei at the 17th Photovoltaic Conference in Switzerland

From March 26th and 27th, Berne, Switzerland was host to the 17th annual Photovoltaic Conference in Switzerland. The summit was organised by Swissolar, the swiss association representing the country’s photovoltaic industry, as well as the Office federal de l’énergie (Federal Office of Energy) and the Association des entreprises électriques suisses (AES). The World Energy Council’s  […]

Posted on 29 March 2019

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