The Council is the world’s leading member-based global energy network and the only truly international and impartial energy organisation.
Our community includes over 3,000 member organisations and our presence spans nearly 100 countries. We are independent and non-political, working dynamically across the whole energy ecosystem, from governments to private and state corporations, academia and civil society, as well as current and future energy leaders.
We are stakeholder-focused and work across and in support of the energy communities regardless of country, sector, region, resource, or technology.
Together, we drive impact and progress successful energy transitions.
Our national Member Committees are at the heart of the Council and lead the energy dialogue at regional and local levels, enabling strategic dialogue and effective collaboration between government, business, and other stakeholders. They ensure that knowledge, expertise, and insights are shared, facilitating the connections that are accelerating successful energy transitions worldwide.Find out more
Patrons and partners are a critical pillar of the World Energy Council, playing a prominent role in catalysing energy transitions around the world, and working closely with the Council in its mission to Humanise Energy.Find out more
The World Energy Council supports and promotes the next generation of energy leaders through our global and national Future Energy Leaders platformmes. These exceptional communities of young professionals are working across the global energy ecosystem to make energy transitions happen.Find out more
Produced for the World Energy Council by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, 'Humanising Energy' is a powerful online series of films and articles telling the human stories at the heart of energy sector innovation.Find out more
In cooperation with the German Energy Agency (dena), our annual Start Up Energy Transition (SET100) Awards recognise outstanding start-ups and young companies worldwide who are creating innovative solutions and building agile organisations to accelerate the energy transition, and brings them together with key energy stakeholders including investors, industry leader incumbents, media and government.Find out more