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Year:2018
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Mexican research centers join forces to promote innovations in energy

Leonardo Beltrán, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Mexico, gave an overview of the work and mission of the Centers for Energy Innovation (CEMIE), at an exclusive breakfast meeting organised by the Mexican member committee of the World Energy Council. The centers (CEMIEs) established under the present government, are groups of public or private […]

Posted on 14 May 2018

Diversifying and complementing Colombia’s energy basket

The Colombian member committee of the Council and SER Colombia, Renewable Energy Association, convened the second international meeting on renewable energies, in the city of Barranquilla,  4- 5 April. Regulatory advances for the use of non-conventional renewable energy sources (FNCER) and their integration into the country’s electricity system was high on the agenda. The challeneges […]

Posted on 30 April 2018

Mexican research centers join forces to promote energy innovation

Leonardo Beltrán, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Mexico, gave an overview of the work and mission of the Centers for Energy Innovation (CEMIE), at an exclusive breakfast meeting organised by the Mexican member committee of the World Energy Council. The centers (CEMIEs) established under the present government, are groups of public or private […]

Posted on 14 May 2018

President of Argentine member committee speaks to us ahead of our energy leaders’summit in Bariloche

Ahead of our World Energy Leaders’ Summit in Bariloche next month we speak to Jorge Bacher, President of the Council’s Argentine member committee, about his expectations for the event; the country’s contribution to the energy transition, energy prices, and the rise of renewable energy generation. Mr Bacher has worked for PwC since 1972 and has been […]

Posted on 14 May 2018

2018 World Energy Week website live now!

World Energy Week Milan now has a dedicated website where you can access the latest information about the event hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee,  8 – 11 October.  Innovation, new technologies, resilience and energy access are topics set to be high on the agenda this year. Visit the website to find out more! […]

Posted on 4 May 2018

Uniting the energy and blockchain sectors at Berlin Energy Week

Six winning start-ups were announced at The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue’s (BETD) evening reception, which brought together all guests of the SET Tech Festival and EventHorizon and BETD. In the halls of this former power plant, 18 international start-ups were presented as finalists in six award categories at the electrifying ceremony of the Start Up […]

Posted on 26 April 2018

First update from Christoph Frei for 2018

Dear Valued Members, As it has been a little time since my end of year update to you, I thought it would be useful to capture some of our activities of the past months. I have just returned from the Berlin Energy Week where we met with a vibrant community of energy innovators and start-ups […]

Posted on 23 April 2018

Global start-ups shine at SET Award 2018

Start Up Energy Transition (SET), an initiative by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur – the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council, has announced the winners of the SET Award 2018. The finalists were awarded for the most promising contributions to the energy transition and climate protection in six categories: Ionomr Innovations (Canada) in the […]

Posted on 19 April 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 27 March 2018

Join the Council at Berlin Energy Week!

More than 3,000 participants from government, industry, the energy sector and tech scene spanning approximately 90 countries, will gather in Germany, during ‘Berlin Energy Week in mid-April. The SET Tech Festival, Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue and EventHorizon, which all form part of the Berlin Energy Week, will convene leading players, including 100 high-level speakers in the […]

Posted on 26 March 2018

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