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Remove Year: 2018

Mobility in the context of the energy transition

Mega trends, technology led innovation and regulatory conditions are changing the nature of mobility, bringing new opportunities as well as challenges. As the energy sector undergoes a period of rapid transition there has been a surge in the demand for increased car-sharing within Europe and beyond. In this context the first Network Meeting of the […]

Posted on 9 August 2018

Energy for Germany – facts, perspectives and positions in a global context

Approximately 95 percent of emissions in the EU-28 transport sector result from road traffic, and its emissions are currently rising. The World Energy Council emphasises the international dimension and need for cooperation at a European and global level. The reduction of greenhouse gases is such a global challenge that national targets and strategies alone are […]

Posted on 31 July 2018

Central and Eastern Europe in the Era of the new energy transition

As the global energy sector enters a new era, how can it adapt to continuously changing geopolitical, economic, technological and social conditions? The energy transition poses serious questions, challenges and opportunities for countries, industries, professionals and academics in central and Eastern Europe. In reponse to this, the Romanian National Committee of the World Energy Council […]

Posted on 28 June 2018

Spanish member committee presents 2018 Energy and Geostrategy publication

The fifth edition of the 2018 Energy and Geostrategy publication was presented at an event held at the Repsol Campus. The new edition covers the central theme of the challenges and opportunities in governing climate change to implement the Paris Agreement. It also focuses on geopolitics in four key areas: India, Russia, Turkey, and the […]

Posted on 15 June 2018

Russia to host the 25th World Energy Congress in 2022

The World Energy Council is pleased to announce Russia as the winner of the bid to host the 2022 World Energy Congress, the premier triennial gathering of the energy sector. The announcement follows a vote by the Council’s member countries in an excitingly contested campaign between Portugal, Russia and the USA. St Petersburg will become […]

Posted on 31 July 2018

Global leaders to meet at the Asia Pacific’s premier energy summit

Energy leaders from around the world have Wellington in their sights with the announcement that New Zealand’s capital city will host the Asia Pacific energy sector’s premier event. The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) – a division of the country’s leading advocacy body – and the World Energy Council, will host their biennial Energy Leaders’ Summit […]

Posted on 24 July 2018

Countdown is on until World Energy Week Milan!

Only three months to go until the Italian Member Committee of the Council will host this year’s World Energy Week in Milan. The Council’s annual general gathering of global energy leaders to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all, will take place from 8 to 11 October, offering […]

Posted on 12 July 2018

Key players convene at World Energy Leaders’ Summit to discuss issues high on the G20 Agenda

In a series of high-level dialogues, more than 100 Ministers and CEOs from across the world convened to address topics and trends to deepen understanding of the grand energy transition at a critical time for the energy sector. The Council’s World Energy Leaders’ Summit, held within the margins of the 2018 G20 Energy Transitions Ministerial […]

Posted on 28 June 2018

World Energy Trilemma Insights

The World Energy Council will launch the results of the 2018 World Energy Trilemma ranking in this year. The Trilemma results provide a wealth of insight into policies, priorities, and trade-offs. To illustrate this, we have looked at the 2017 Trilemma performance of G20 countries in advance of the World Energy Leaders’ Summit in Bariloche […]

Posted on 13 June 2018

Christoph Frei addresses Oxford Energy Society

More than 40 students from the University of Oxford participated in a lively debate on the Energy Transition, spearheaded by special guest speaker, Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council. Dr Frei gave an informative presentation to the Oxford Energy Society on the status of the Energy transition: “When it comes to energy […]

Posted on 1 June 2018

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