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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

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

Global energy leaders drive debate on critical issues at Demex 2017

Key energy players convened at the World Energy Leaders’ Summit as the Dialogues for the Future of Energy Mexico 2017 (DEMEX), organised by Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (SENER). High-level speakers drawing from nearly 100 Ministers and CEOs from across the world including Rainer Baake, Germany’s State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, Li Yong, Director […]

Posted on 12 September 2017

Ghana inspires young energy experts to become leaders of tomorrow

Ghana officially launched its national chapter of the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders’ programme and welcomed ambitious young professionals interested in energy from Corporate institutions, government and Universities in an effort to join the scheme. The launch of the programme under the theme, ‘Building the capacity of young energy experts to think out of […]

Posted on 30 August 2017

World Energy Council to play central role at COP24

Ahead of the 24th World Energy Congress in 2019, the World Energy Council will play an active role at COP24 in Katowice, Poland. Join the World Energy Council during live streaming of the events listed below including the Council’s official side event  organised in partnership with MIT ‘ Pathways to Paris – Policy, environmental & […]

Posted on 5 December 2018

French member committee launches first Future Energy Leaders’ Programme

The French  Committee of the World Energy Council, Conseil Français de l’Énergie, recently launched their first ever Future Energy Leaders’ programme, during an animated meeting in the heart of Paris.  Approximately twenty young professionals from the entire spectrum  of the energy sector alongside business, universities, government, research institutions and other energy-related organisations were present. The  […]

Posted on 30 November 2018

Eleventh Africa Energy Indaba

Only three months to go before the 11th annual Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) takes place at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa. The Africa Energy Indaba Conference & Exhibition (19 – 20 February 2018), under the theme  ‘Africa’s Energy Future’, will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the African continent. The […]

Posted on 30 November 2018

Driving energy policy in Nigeria with Issues Monitor toolkit

There has been excitement from Nigerian energy leaders in exploring the World Energy Issues Monitor as an interactive tool. The Issues Monitor provides insights and helps identify potential issues that require the attention of the Nigerian government in reviewing policies that have high impact on the Nigerian energy agenda and enables a more sustainable sector. […]

Posted on 30 November 2018

“IF” Blockchain?

Although blockchain is viewed as a feasible technology to enable business process optimisation, its true transformative and disruptive nature has yet to be fully proven and understood. This was widely agreed by the majority of participants that attended the Council’s first Innovation Forum (IF) this month. The forum, hosted by Shell on 27 November, was […]

Posted on 30 November 2018

GGC stakeholders and Future Energy Leaders convene in Abu Dhabi ahead of 24th World Energy Congress

Leading opinion formers in the GCC region gathered in Abu Dhabi for strategic knowledge exchange on the energy transition and explore innovation opportunities, and to lay the groundwork for the development of regional energy scenarios to be be presented at the 24th World Energy Congress next year. The scenarios workshop was the first event of […]

Posted on 19 November 2018

Council to host 1st Innovation Forum in collaboration with Shell

The Council is hosting its first Innovation Forum – “IF” Blockchain? The forum on 27 November will bring together energy leaders from the US, Ireland, UK and India as well as other regions from across the globe.  Discussions will focus on feasible scenarios and whether customer engagement and regulatory re-framing are the necessary obstacles that […]

Posted on 1 November 2018

Energy Leaders, innovators and CEOs drive dialogue at World Energy Week

Innovation, new technologies, resilience, geopolitics, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, were just a few of the critical topics discussed during the Council’s 2018 World Energy Week in Milan. Hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee, between 8 and 11 October, with support from the city of Milan, the week-long programme […]

Posted on 31 October 2018

Global energy consumption to 2040

More than half of the world’s energy will come from petrol and natural gas in the year 2040, according to the 2018 BP Energy Outlook report. The report focusing on future energy trends was discussed at the 3rd World Energy Talks, organised by the Turkish member committee of the World Energy Council and BP at […]

Posted on 31 October 2018

Chair of New Zealand member committee explores the 3D’s ahead of the Asia Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit

Decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation are just 3 of the key issues impacting the Asia-Pacific region. At a time when the energy sector is undergoing rapid change, we talk to David Caygill, Chair of our New Zealand member committee, ahead of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit on 31 – 1 November. Why are the 3D’s […]

Posted on 29 October 2018

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