From 15 to 16 May 2019, the World Energy Council’s Governance Meetings took place in London, including meetings of the Program Committee, the Communication & Outreach Committee, the Finance Committee and the Studies Committee. Dr. Herwig Klima, Member of the Studies Committee, Dr. Robert Kobau, Secretary General of WEC Austria, and Sebastian Starik, WEC Austria Secretary General Assistant, attended the meetings from Austria. In particular, the work program, strategic orientation and communication strategy of the World Energy Council were discussed.
In addition, meetings of a European working group on Challenges of the European Energy Policy and interactive workshops on building resilience in the changing energy landscape took place.
An update on the World Energy Congress preparations was given. Furthermore, information was provided on the state of work on the new world energy scenarios and the World Energy Trilemma Report.