Registration for 25th World Energy Congress Opens Today

20th April 2021

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Registration for 25th World Energy Congress Opens Today

Editor's note: Since the publishing of this piece, it has been determined that it is not feasible for the 2022 World Energy Congress to be held in Russia. Additional information will be published to the Council's website as it becomes available.


Themed “Energy for Humanity”, the flagship event celebrates World Energy Council’s centennial anniversary in St Petersburg, Russia – October 24-27, 2022

20 April 2021, St Petersburg – The World Energy Council and the Roscongress Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of delegate registration for the 25th World Energy Congress. Held once every three years, the Congress is one of the most significant moments and important events in the global energy calendar.

The World Energy Congress will be hosted by the Russian Federation and will take place in St Petersburg, from 24-27 October 2022. The Congress marks the World Energy Council’s centennial year.

The 25th World Energy Congress will convene more than 200 of the world’s most influential energy leaders centre stage, including Heads of State and ministers, together with over 7,000 international energy stakeholders across the four-day event.

Energy producers and consumers, and other stakeholders, will convene to discuss the significant challenges for the industry, as well as new solutions for People and Planet.

Dr Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council said:

“Under the theme of Energy for Humanity, the St Petersburg 25th World Energy Congress will showcase ground-breaking advances in energy for people and planet, and provide a unique space for informed leadership dialogue and new collaborative action. As we approach our centenary in 2023, our focus is on the next 100 years and the role of people, alongside technology and investment, in turning bold ambitions into better energy realities”.

Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation and Chair of the Organising Committee of the World Energy Congress, commented:

“We support the World Energy Council in further progressing its humanising energy imperative. The Congress in St Petersburg will be the most prestigious energy event of the decade and we look forward to welcoming industry leaders from all corners of the world”.

Dr Angela Wilkinson added:

Energy is the key enabler of human progress. The Congress creates a unique moment to convene the increasing diversity in energy in an exchange of experiences and common-sense conversations on the current state and outlook of the entire energy system. Our ambition is to build forward together and secure the benefits of sustainable energy for all.”


The official website of the 25th World Energy Congress is now open to book participation as a delegate, exhibitor or exhibition visitor. Early-bird discounts currently apply to delegate registrations. You may also register your interest to be a sponsor or a media partner.

Further information about the Congress and registration can be found on the Congress website

About the World Energy Congress 

The global flagship platform of the World Energy Council, the World Energy Congress reaches across the public, private and civic sectors to connect and inspire leaders and practitioners from the energy+ value chain. Held triennially since 1924, the Congress is a unique space for the world energy community to address challenges of energy for people and planet, catalyse new co-operations and build multiple better pathways for global energy transition. With around 7,000 delegates and 18,000 attendees the Congress connects and inspires experienced and future energy leaders and practitioners from around the world. Ministers, C-suite executives, NGOs, experts and academia, entrepreneurs and young energy leaders - the Congress hosts the full spectrum of the energy sector and its value chain. 

About the World Energy Council

The World Energy Council is the principal impartial network of the world’s first, oldest and permanent world energy organisation. Its deeply local and global network of experienced energy leaders and practitioners is united in a common mission to secure the benefits of sustainable energy for all. Working together and engaging with the increasing diversity in regional energy systems and situations, the world energy community informs and enables the multiple pathways involved in providing clean, affordable, reliable and equitable energy solutions. It champions the humanising energy agenda.

Formed in 1923, the Council is a registered charity and highly respected independent and impartial authority on world energy developments in an era of energy for people and planet. With over 3,000 member organisations in over 90 countries, it embodies the entire energy ecosystem - investors, entrepreneurs, governments, private and state corporations, scholars, users of energy services, and wider stakeholder groups. We inform global, regional and national energy developments by hosting high quality leadership dialogues, including the World Energy Congress and publishing regular insights on the state and outlook for national, regional and global energy systems. Through involvement of our open to all and extensive member network, we facilitate the most inclusive world energy policy dialogue.

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About Roscongress Foundation

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 133 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 70 countries worldwide.



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