World Energy Council India (WEC India)
WEC India (formerly known as World Energy Council-Indian Member Committee) is country member of World Energy Council (WEC), a global and inclusive body (estd. 1923 with over 90 country members) for thought leadership and tangible engagement in the pursuit of sustainable supply and use of energy. WEC Activities cover the entire energy spectrum from conventional to renewable. WEC India is one of the earliest country members of World Energy Council.
“To be the foremost Energy Think-tank of the Country and the voice of Energy Sector”.
Facilitate review, research and advocacy of energy sector technology, policy strategy.
Provide a platform for authoritative sharing of information on Indian energy sector.
Synergize relevant information with member committees worldwide for ensuring long term sustainability of supply & use of energy.
Dialogue Platforms and Communities
WEC India offers unique networking opportunities in the energy community both nationally and internationally. India Energy Congress, the annual flagship event of WEC India is an apex congregation of energy professionals; is an excellent networking platform of the national level. World Energy Congress organised by WEC once in three years, is a high level international networking platform.
WEC India publishes an annual report called the “India Energy Book”, which is a comprehensive reference on Indian Energy Sector. Besides this, the book also presents projections and scenarios from integrated Energy Policy and international Energy outlook of IEA. “WEC India Energy Portal” is a dedicated comprehensive one-stop portal energy information on Indian as well as Global Energy Sector.
WEC India nominates experts in the global study groups of WEC, who have an opportunity to not only contribute but also rally India’s point of view on certain critical issues such as climate change. These experts help shaping the agenda of the studies as well as critically review the final reports.
WEC India provides the sector access to the global outreach.
> Unique networking opportunities
> Opportunity to establish dialogue and exchange views
> Opportunity to identify new business partners
> Possibility to connect with organizations and institutions
India-Future Energy Leaders’ Program
While the main focus of WEC India remains Policy Research & Advocacy. It has also started participating in energy projects to gather firsthand information and experience. Energy Access and Solarisation of Agricultural Pumps have been identified as some of the focus areas.
Knowledge Networks (KNs)
WEC India has adopted the model of ‘Knowledge Networks’ (KNs) to leverage the expertise available across the sector. The KNs facilitate experts to come together across organizational and disciplinary boundaries to collaborate productively. The work of the KNs would lead to studies,