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Energy Futures: The Middle East and Regional Energy Transitions

The Spanish Committee of the World Energy Council (CECME), held  its annual meeting, Energy Futures: The Middle East and Regional Energy Transitions, organised by the Spanish Energy Club (ENERCLUB), with the collaboration of the Royal Institute Elcano and the sponsorship of Cepsa. Pedro Miró, Vice President and CEO of Cepsa, indicated that the Spanish energy […]

Posted on 16 October 2018

Young energy professionals explore France’s energy challenges at Model European Union

More than 100 young people participated in the first edition of the Model European Union (MEU) in Paris, held at the National Assembly under the high patronage of the President of the National Assembly François de Rugy, now Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition, on 4 to 7 September. In the plenary session opened by […]

Posted on 16 October 2018

Blockchain in Energy: Evolution or revolution?

Transformative disruption within the energy system from energy blockchain is only achievable if there are new regulatory frameworks and a willingness for consumers to engage, finds a new paper presented at World Energy Week in Milan today. Through a series of 39 interviews with key global leaders across the energy sector, regulators and think tanks […]

Posted on 11 October 2018

Global energy leaders convene in Milan at World Energy Week

The World Energy Council is excited to officially kick-off World Energy Week in Milan today where innovation, new technologies, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, will all be high on the agenda. Hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee, the week-long programme will offer a wide range of events and networking […]

Posted on 8 October 2018

Electricity is the new oil

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council discusses the impact of digitalisation on the future of the energy system and argues that electricity is the new oil. The one thing above everything else that is keeping energy leaders awake at night is the impact of digitalisation on the future of the energy […]

Posted on 1 October 2018

SET Award 2019: Call for applications for top innovators in the energy transition

The international ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) initiative invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2019. The third round of the award for business ideas in the energy transition and climate protection was launched during World Energy Week in Milan, Italy, by Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German […]

Posted on 12 October 2018

Balanced energy systems not solely luxury of rich economies

Strong and coherent energy policies that successfully integrate the three dimensions of sustainability, equity and security of supply which constitute the Energy Trilemma are not just the preserve of rich countries and can also drive positive performance of emerging and developing economies, according to a new report by the World Energy Council launched at World […]

Posted on 10 October 2018

Balanced energy systems not solely luxury of rich economies

Strong and coherent energy policies that successfully integrate the three dimensions of sustainability, equity and security of supply which constitute the Energy Trilemma are not just the preserve of rich countries and can also drive positive performance of emerging and developing economies, according to a new report by the World Energy Council launched at World […]

Posted on 10 October 2018

Global energy leaders convene in Milan at World Energy Week

The World Energy Council is excited to officially kick-off World Energy Week in Milan today where innovation, new technologies, blockchain technology, green finance, integration and sustainability of energy systems, will all be high on the agenda. Hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee, the week-long programme will offer a wide range of events and networking […]

Posted on 8 October 2018

Exploring disruptive, emerging ecosystems at the European Regional Scenarios Workshop

The Council was excited to organise the first European regional scenarios workshop with an ‘innovation twist’,  supported by its French Member Committee, which took place in Paris, on 6-7 September. The workshop convened a diverse group of regional energy leaders, experts from Europe and the Council’s members, to facilitate strategic knowledge exchange and promote open […]

Posted on 1 October 2018

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