24th World Energy Congress Update: 200 speakers confirmed!
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. We are happy to announce some of the most recently confirmed speakers for this year’s Congress.
Face to face with the SET Award 2019 winners: Video Interviews
The winners of the SET Award 2019 for the most innovative and effective business models in the areas of energy transition and climate protection were selected: Enapter (Germany) in the category Low-Carbon Energy Production; Planet Ark Power (Australia) in the category Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber Security; Blixt (Sweden) in the category Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices & Storage; Bodawerk (Uganda) in the category Innovative Mobility and Divine Bamboo (Uganda) in the category Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG7.
Faraday Grid in new partnership with World Energy Council
The World Energy Council and Faraday Grid have a shared goal of achieving a sustainable energy future. The two organisations will actively collaborate in a broad program of activities, starting with a project looking at how to address increased volatility in electricity grids as renewable energy penetration increases. Faraday Grid’s collaboration with the World Energy Council, representing the entire energy spectrum, marks the latest milestone for the company as it continues to establish partnerships across all continents.
Accelerating Global Energy Transition Whilst Achieving Resilience
A recent gathering of over 70 energy leaders, focussed on the urgent need for, as well as challenges and opportunities of, enabling dynamic resilience as part of successful global energy transition. The Council convened over 70 energy leaders on the 15th May 2019 at the offices of Marsh & McLennan Companies in Tower Hill, London. The conversations highlighted that dynamic resilience involves more than better risk management of individual assets – and building agile and adaptable capabilities, benefits from rehearsing actions together using new and different energy futures.
The Council’s Spanish Member Committee presents new publication
The Spanish Committee of the World Energy Council (CECME), the Spanish Energy Club (ENERCLUB) and the Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies (IEEE) presented the sixth edition of the publication “Energy and Geostrategy”, on May 2 in the auditorium of the Repsol Campus, , with more
than 400 attendees. This project has been sponsored this year by Cepsa, Enagás and Repsol.
Energy is key business programme topic at SPIEF 2019
The development and modernisation of the energy sector will be one of the key topics of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum business programme. In 2015, the UN member states unanimously supported the resolution ‘Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. The agenda defines an action plan for raising living standards, preserving the planet and achieving prosperity. Oil and gas will retain a systemic role in the global structure of energy resources.
Turkey’s Energy Market Financing: Sustainability and investment opportunities
On May 2, 2019, World Energy Council Turkey convened a high-level event on the outlook for energy market financing in Turkey. World Energy Council Turkey brought together representatives of the energy and financial sectors on the event called “Turkey’s Energy Market Financing” in Istanbul.
The half-day event, which featured a diverse set of international experts and energy sector leaders, was focused on two panels covering the subjects of Turkey’s “Financial Sustainability” and “Investment Opportunities in Energy Markets”.
Women in Energy shine brightly in Chile
The Chilean chapter of the World Energy Council has developed a Women in Energy Chile programme in partnership with Deloitte, which looks to help women integrate at an early stage into a leadership network within the energy industry. This will enable greater opportunities, drive knowledge sharing and bolster new thinking in an industry that needs fresh ideas and perspectives.