Less than 100 days until the 24th World Energy Congress starts!
In September 2019, the world’s energy leaders will meet at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi to determine a course of Energy prosperity for nations, companies, societies, the environment and individuals. Conference sessions will bring together both established experts and thought leaders from across the globe. With less than 100 days we aim to make this a truly memorable and well-attended Congress, welcoming delegates from the entire energy spectrum.
Power-to-X Innovation Forum
On June 17th 2019, the World Energy Council held its first Innovation Forum on P-to-X, closely working with its German Member Committee. The event, hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright, brought together over 50 energy leaders from 10 countries. During the day-long event, moderated by Dr Angela Wilkinson, participants shared expertise, ideas and concrete proposals to mainstream P2X as an enabler of decarbonisation.
25th World Energy Congress will be hosted by Russia in 2022
On June 6th in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2019), the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak took part in the meeting of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak with the Secretary General of the World Energy Council Christoph Frei.
On June 26th, the World Energy Council held a webinar presenting the results of its latest Innovation Insights Brief on hydrogen. During the webinar, the experts answered a series of policy, technical and safety questions from the audience. The questions ranged from the opportunities and limitations of blending hydrogen with natural gas to safety concerns surrounding hydrogen. You can watch the whole webinar on our YouTube channel.
Estonia: Data is New Oil
On June 13, 2019, World Energy Council Estonia organized a high-level event on the topic of energy and IT developments. World Energy Council Estonia brought leaders of the energy and IT sectors together in Tallinn for the event called “Estonia: Data Is the New Oil.” The event was focused on using modern technology and IT solutions in the energy sector. How to best exploit different types of data, regularly collected by the energy companies, was the central theme.
Event Horizon 2019
Our Secretary General, Dr. Christoph Frei participated at Event Horizon 2019 in Berlin giving both a Keynote on Wednesday, June 19th and moderating a Plenary Session on Thursday, June 20th. Around 1,000 participants from over 55 countries came together at the Kraftwerk Berlin for the world’s leading energy blockchain conference “Event Horizon” to present practical concepts and solutions for the future of the global energy market and to actively push the green energy transition.
Advanced Management in Energy Program: energy literacy for managers
The Portuguese Member Committee is very pleased with the conclusion of the 2nd AMEG – Advanced Management in Energy, a program performed in partnership with AESE Business School. As energy became a factor influencing many aspects of everyday work and decisions for managers and senior executives from the most diversified sectors, understanding the energy system structure and its functioning is a needed plus-value.
Annual Congress of the Mexican Energy Associations and more
On 30th and 31st of May, the Annual Joint Congress of the Mexican Energy Associations was held in Villahermosa, State of Tabasco in Mexico. Seven associations conducted a panel on the Congress Theme “The Energy Sector at the Service of México; Challenges and Opportunities”. The inaugural ceremony was lead by the Energy Secretary, Rocio Nahle.