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Meet our new talented FEL Board

The Council was excited to appoint new members to its Future Energy Leaders’ Board comprised of young energy professionals from diverse nationalities, earlier this month. The Board’s priorities will be to pursue the FEL-100 mission and execute its core strategies by fostering a valued community of exceptional young energy professionals from around the world. This […]

Posted on 21 February 2018

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 protection […]

Posted on 7 February 2018

Small to medium reactors crucial to the future of nuclear

Dr Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer of the World Energy Council, presented the Council’s Nuclear power projections at a workshop organised by the US Information Administration’s (EIA) office of Electricity, Coal, Nuclear and Renewable analysis (ECNR). In his presentation, which focused on the main findings of the Council’s 2016 World Energy Resources report, Dr Schiffer stated that beyond […]

Posted on 25 January 2018

Challenges and actions for the Japanese energy industry

Deregulation and depopulation are critical emerging issues facing the Japanese energy industry in addition to the impact of new trends such as decarbonisation, digitalisation and decentralisation. In light of this, the Japan Energy Association, the Council’s Japanese member committee, invited five key energy players to deliver presentations at their annual meeting under the theme ‘Challenges […]

Posted on 24 January 2018

Hydrogen is key to unlocking the full offshore wind potential of the North Sea

The North Sea will play a crucial role in the energy transition of North West Europe, once again, according to a new report by the Netherlands member committee of the World Energy Council. The call for clean energy in Europe is increasing, and the North Sea will be crucial in the search for efficient routes […]

Posted on 19 January 2018

Dr Gheorghe Balan reflects on his time as General Executive of the Council’s Romanian member committee

As Dr Gheorghe Balan’s time as the General Executive of the Romanian member committee came to an end in 2017,  he reflects on key highlights of his time in charge, the impact the Romanian member committee has had on the energy sector, in addition to key activities and new initiatives developed under his tenure. Dr […]

Posted on 15 January 2018

India addresses the fourth energy revolution

The energy sector is going through a grand transition as conventional energy entities across the entire value chain need to adapt through innovation, collaboration and adoption of new business models. The World is witnessing a revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we live, work and relate to one another through revolutionary technological penetration which […]

Posted on 7 February 2018

Call for nominations: could you be one of our next FEL-100?

The Council is now looking for the next set of  bright young professionals to join its Future Energy Leaders’ programme – the FEL-100, which is designed to help shape, inspire and grow our energy leaders of tomorrow. This is a prime opportunity for young professionals to become one of the Council’s key communities. Our Future Energy […]

Posted on 23 January 2018

Start up Energy Transition Awards: who are the best energy start ups around the world?

As we enter the final countdown for applications to the Start up Energy Transition Awards that will be closing on 31st January, we encourage the Council’s community to continue spreading the word for all innovators and start ups to fill in their submissions and ensure we identify the best and brightest driving the energy transition! In the meantime, discover who the 2017 finalists were and what they gained!

Posted on 22 January 2018

Energy futures: Cybersecurity and financing emerging transitions

Cybersecurity within the energy sector and financing the energy transition in emerging countries, topped the agenda at the traditional annual conference of CECME, the World Energy Council’s Spanish member committee. The event in Madrid held in collaboration with the Elcano Royal Institute (RIE) and the Spanish Energy Club (Enerclub), sponsored by Cepsa,  explored critical issues facing […]

Posted on 15 January 2018

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