It is now clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will have a fundamental impact on the world’s energy systems and on the pace and direction of the global transition.
The ‘COVID-19: Accelerating a Better Energy Future for All’ online conference took place on 17 June, marking the launch of the Road to Congress 2022 online event series. Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak and Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council Angela Wilkinson were joined by leading experts in the energy sector to discuss their vision of the transition to a ‘new normal’ after the crisis. The conference was organized by the Roscongress Foundation and the World Energy Council with the support of the Global Energy Association and Rosseti.
An online conference entitled ‘COVID-19: accelerating a better energy future for all’ is set to be held on 17 June 2020 at 11:00 (BST)/13:00 (GMT+3). The event will be held in a digital format and will be broadcast live on Russia 24 and Bloomberg Live Go (Bloomberg Terminal subscribers only). The conference will be the first in a series of online events as part of Road to Congress 2020. These events will take place biannually in the run up to the 25th World Energy Congress (to be held on 24–27 October 2022 in St. Petersburg).
An online conference entitled “COVID-19: Accelerating a better Energy Future for All” is set to take place on 17 June 2020 at 13:00 Moscow time/11:00 (BST).
The year 2020 marks the 5th anniversary of the #TogetherBrighter International Energy Efficiency Festival.
The World Energy Council has presented the results of a review entitled ‘Shaping the future while managing a crisis: analysis from the World Energy Council’.
Angela Wilkinson, World Energy Council Secretary General & CEO described both current and long-term consequences of the crisis for energy systems and spoke about prerequisites for switching to new energy sources based on the results of the Council’s research project.
In preparation for the Russian Energy Week International Forum the Roscongress Foundation held an online conference dedicated to the sustainability of energy companies during the crisis related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Roscongress Foundation held an online discussion entitled ‘Petroleum Pendulum: Are Global Oil Market Volumes Shifting? Russia’s Answer’.
On Friday, 10 April at 12:00 Moscow time, guests and speakers at the Roscongress Foundation’s online studio will hold a discussion on what to expect from a volatile global oil market.
Issues like the future of the energy industry, implementation of green energy, decarbonization, and regional development approach form the agenda of the World Energy Congress 2022. St. Petersburg will host this large-scale discussion of cooperation opportunities. The Congress is organized by the World Energy Council, Russian National Committee of the World Energy Council, and the Roscongress Foundation.
The World Energy Issues Monitor 2020 has been unveiled in Brussels by World Energy Council Secretary General Angela Wilkinson and Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Deputy Director-General at the Directorate-General for Energy at the European Commission. Amongst other things, the publication details the outcomes of the World Energy Congress 2019. The 2022 edition of the event is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, and is being organized by the World Energy Council, the Russian National Committee of the World Energy Council, and the Roscongress Foundation.