World Energy Council welcomes Abengoa as Global Partner

As a Global Partner, Abengoa will play a key role in the world’s most influential energy network

Guillermo Bravo (left), Senior Vice President, Strategic Relations at Abengoa; and Christoph Frei, Secretary General at the World Energy Council

Guillermo Bravo (left), Senior Vice President, Strategic Relations at Abengoa; and Christoph Frei, Secretary General at the World Energy Council

16 February 2015, London – The World Energy Council has welcomed Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, as the newest member of its Global Partner programme.

Abengoa will contribute its experience as a leading player in both renewable energy and efficient conventional generation, as well as power transmission and distribution. Abengoa will join the Council’s partner organisations who work with specific regional and national networks in supporting the Council’s work programmes, in addressing essential issues such as the energy trilemma, scenarios and resources.

Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council, commented: “The World Energy Council’s Global Partners provide valuable insights for our international and regional dialogues especially in today’s uncertain context for the energy sector. We are pleased to welcome Abengoa, one of the main international technology company in the power sector, into our Global Partners community.”

Abengoa will inaugurate its engagement with the World Energy Council at the Africa Energy Indaba, the Council’s annual regional event for Africa. At the Indaba Guillermo Bravo, Senior Vice President, Strategic Relations at Abengoa, will speak tomorrow at the Council’s Indaba Energy Leaders’ Dialogue, an exclusive invitation-only forum.

As a Global Partner of the Council, Abengoa will also be actively engaged in the activities of its national member committees in Mexico, South Africa, and the United States.

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About Abengoa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from renewable resources, converting biomass into biofuels and producing drinking water from sea water. (www.abengoa.com). With more than 70 years of experience in the energy and environment sectors, Abengoa has more than 24,000 employees and sales for the amount of 7,356 M euro coming from more than 40 countries. The company is the number one construction company in the power sector, cogeneration plants, transmission & distribution (T&D) and solar plants according to ENR (Engineering News-Record) 2014 ranking.

 

About World Energy Council

The World Energy Council is the principal impartial network of leaders and practitioners promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system for the greatest benefit of all. Formed in 1923, the Council is the UN-accredited global energy body representing the entire energy spectrum with more than 3,000 member organisations located in over 90 countries. Organisations are drawn from governments, private and state corporations, academia, NGOs and energy-related stakeholders.

Established in 2009, the World Energy Council’s Global Partners programme provides innovative energy and energy-related companies with immediate global visibility by connecting them to more than 90 of the Council’s national committees. The committees encompass over 3,000 member organisations from public and private sectors. Other Global Partners of the Council are Black and Veatch Energy, BNL Clean Energy, CESI, Daesung Group, Duke Energy Corporation, Enerjisa, E.ON, ENEL, EY, Fluor Enterprises, KazEnergy Association, National Grid, and Repsol.