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22 Jul 2019 London, GB

EY collaborates with the World Energy Council for innovation in energy

LONDON, 22 July 2019. EY announces a new collaboration with the World Energy Council on the topic of innovation in energy and its platinum sponsorship of the 24th World Energy Congress, to be held between 9-12 September 2019, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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EY announces a new collaboration with the World Energy Council on the topic of innovation in energy and its platinum sponsorship of the 24th World Energy Congress, to be held between 9-12 September 2019, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The triennial World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event and offers a platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas and new strategies. 

EY will play an integral role by offering insights and thought leadership on the issues faced by the industry and thus help delegates anticipate market trends, identify implications and opportunities, and apply innovative thinking and the latest technology.

EY has been a longstanding supporter of the World Energy Council and an active member of the Council’s international network. In 2012, EY became a Global Supporter, joining a select group of leading organizations who work closely with the Council to help achieve its mission to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy, for the greatest benefit of all. 

His Excellency Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary at the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry and Chairman of the UAE Organizing Committee, says:

“We are extremely delighted to have EY on board for the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. EY has established itself as a thought-leader in the energy market due to their large and knowledgeable team of EY professionals across the globe, who have extensive experience in the industry. Their presence at the Congress will be significant and an excellent opportunity for thousands of delegates to gain an understanding of how they can deal with future challenges.”

Christoph Frei, Secretary General & CEO, World Energy Council, says:

“The spirit of this collaboration is to promote innovation in the context of the energy transition, leveraging EY professionals’ deep industry and business knowledge and the Council’s extensive global network and neutral positioning for thought leadership. The Council and EY will work together to shape actionable insights that will inform energy leaders about how innovation and emerging technologies contribute to the transformation of the energy sector.”

Benoit Laclau, EY Global Energy Leader, says:

“EY is delighted to sponsor the 24th World Energy Congress and collaborate with the Council to promote and support innovation. The energy system of the future will be vastly different from that of today, so it is imperative that the energy industry embraces innovation and explores new technologies. We look forward to sharing EY insights and solutions, so energy companies and governments around the world can benefit from this new energy world.” 

During the Congress, EY senior leaders will take part in a number of sessions to share their insights. These include “Reshaping the future of mobility,” “The role of gas in the global energy transition,” “Driving innovation: the role of governments in the future of energy,” and “Agile giants: scaling up the entrepreneurial approach.” EY will also host a pavilion in the exhibition space, which will hold live talks on key thought leadership topics, as well as showcasing solutions designed to help energy companies succeed in the new energy world.


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