Members

Membership of the World Energy Council

Our whole-systems global energy plus community lies at the heart of the Council, connecting over 3,000 organisations and national Member Committees in nearly 100 countries. Our community platform of energy leaders, experts and young professionals drive impact and help navigate the broad and fast-moving landscape of energy transition. 

Our national Member Committees lead the energy debate and drive action at local and regional levels, bringing together decision makers from government, industry, finance, and civil society to shape the local energy agenda. A national Member Committees aims to: 

  • Provide a platform for institutionalised and multi-stakeholder energy focused dialogue that incorporates all sectors across the energy spectrum and engages the energy plus community. 
  • Be the authoritative voice at a local level on energy using the Council’s fact based, impartial insights, tools, and best practices to drive the policy debate and provide business intelligence. 
  • Be the window to the world for the local energy scene. Showcase local best practices and innovation in a regional and global context, promoting international business opportunities and policy objectives. 
  • Provide networking opportunities across a worldwide network of members, including CEOs of major companies, government ministers and policymakers, regulators, investors, and experts. 
  • Drive action and achieve impact at local and regional levels by increasing social and environmental benefits, delivering ‘new’ solutions, and forging common sense. 

As a not-for-profit organisation the Council is funded by membership fees paid by national Member Committees. Fees are determined by a formula, calculated on an annual basis (mid-year) and are valid for the following calendar year. The Council has seven membership categories ranging between £7,701 and £58,021. 

Regional Network

With national Member Committees in Africa, South Asia and Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East and Gulf States, and North America, the World Energy Council has a strong presence in all key regions across the globe. Our regional networks provide our members with further space for engagement, in addition to opportunities at the national and global level.

Regional activities are an important part of how we have meaningful conversations that advance our mission and humanising energy vision, and how we as a community drive action and achieve impact.

Through our regional networks, our national Member Committees collaborate cross-border to establish dialogue, foster an exchange of impartial views and best practice, and identify common areas of research and action to enhance regional integration, cooperation and accelerate energy transitions.

Regions are led by a Regional Vice Chair and a Regional Manager

The World Energy Council six regions are as follows:

World Energy Scenarios 2017 | Latin America & the Caribbean Energy Scenarios World Energy Scenarios 2017 | Latin America & the Caribbean Energy Scenarios

Published on 31 May 2017

World Energy Scenarios 2017 | Latin America & the Caribbean Energy Scenarios

The report 'Latin America &  the Caribbean (LAC) Energy Scenarios' examines the future of the regional ...

World Energy Issues Monitor | 2017: Exposing the new energy realities World Energy Issues Monitor | 2017: Exposing the new energy realities

Published on 06 Apr 2017

World Energy Issues Monitor | 2017: Exposing the new energy realities

The 2017 Issue Monitor highlights shifting priorities in the energy sector with an increasing impetus towards a lower carbon future. Disruptive technologies including renewable energies and...

Energy Efficiency: A straight path towards energy sustainability Energy Efficiency: A straight path towards energy sustainability

Published on 16 Nov 2016

Energy Efficiency: A straight path towards energy sustainability

The research conducted by the World Energy Council together with ADEME since 1992 concludes that energy efficiency conti...

World Energy Focus 2016 -  Congress edition World Energy Focus 2016 -  Congress edition

Published on 03 Nov 2016

World Energy Focus 2016 -  Congress edition

The World Energy Focus is the official publication of the World Energy Council. The 2016 Congress edition is publis...

2016 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems 2016 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems

Published on 04 Oct 2016

2016 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems

Energy sustainability, which lies at the heart of the World Energy Council’s mission, requires robust and reliable...

World Energy Resources  2016 World Energy Resources  2016

Published on 04 Oct 2016

World Energy Resources 2016

The World Energy Resources have been produced by the World Energy Council for over 80 years. The details and analysis pr...

World Energy Scenarios 2016 - The Grand Transition World Energy Scenarios 2016 - The Grand Transition

Published on 03 Oct 2016

World Energy Scenarios 2016 - The Grand Transition

The report 'World Energy Scenarios 2016: THE GRAND TRANSITION' presents three exploratory scenarios—M...

The road to resilience: Managing cyber risks The road to resilience: Managing cyber risks

Published on 28 Sep 2016

The road to resilience: Managing cyber risks

The aggressive nature of cyber threats – and the potential that an attack crosses from the cyber realm to the phys...

Variable renewable energy sources integration in electricity systems 2016 - How to get it right Variable renewable energy sources integration in electricity systems 2016 - How to get it right

Published on 08 Sep 2016

Variable renewable energy sources integration in electricity systems 2016 - How to get it right

Renewable Energy Sources (RES) offer many benefits, such as CO2 emissions mitigation, fossil fuels import requireme...

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