Why join WEC India?

The World Energy Council India (WEC India) has the unique distinction of being the only Not for Profit organisation that enjoys complete support of all Energy Sector Ministries. WEC India was constituted by Ministry of Power with an objective of making it a body truly and functionally representative of Energy Sector in India. Accordingly, WEC india works towards "promotion of sustainable use of energy resources for greatest benefit of all." The AIMS and OBJECTS of the society are aligned to and are consistent with these principles, and therefore, unlike membership of many other bodies, WEC India does not commit any reciprocal benefits for its members. However, direct or indirect benefits of WEC India's work are available to the community at large, to which members also have access. WEC takes pride making its programmes and final products to common public irrespective of membership status. We provide open access not only to all of WEC’s studies, reports, technical work and regional reports but also to a wide variety of information available from and through WEC’s London based headquarter.

If it is so, why should you become a member of WEC India?

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INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION AND OUTREACH

With energy sector of today increasing becoming globally interdependent, WEC India provides the sector access to the global outreach.  

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PARTICIPATION IN GLOBAL STUDIES

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.

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NETWORKING WITHIN ENERGY SECTOR

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. Considering the global nature of energy issues and dynamics involved energy sector organizations are making use of this opportunity in a significant way.

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DIALOGUE PLATFORMS

India Energy Congress (IEC), the flagship event of WEC India, is emerging as one of the India’s foremost energy dialogue platforms. The Congress attracts significant international participation by way of speakers and delegates. This apex congregation of energy professionals is growing in stature with every passing year with broader participation and higher level deliberations.  IEC has now been declared as a joint event of Ministry of Power, Ministry of Coal, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy,  Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Ministry of External Affairs (ER) and Department of Atomic Energy.

WEC India also organizes other dialogues -“Energy Dialogue” , "Stakeholders Meet", which are essentially short duration (2-4 hrs) discussions on topical issues like Energy Conservation, Building Code (ECBC), perform Achieve Trade (PAT) mechanism, Nuclear strategy, Coal sector reforms and most importantly Scenario Building exercise.

ENERGY PROJECTS

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.

INFORMATION DISSEMINATION

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 also brings out a publication “Energy Journal” which covers articles and interviews on relevant energy related topics and forthcoming events of WEC India & WEC among others.  "Energy News" is a widely circulated daily news bulletin reaching out to about 10,000 energy professionals.  It features news, interviews, and opinion related to the sector.  It is well appreciated for its content.  "WEC India Energy Portal" is a dedicated comprehensive one-stop portal energy information on Indian as well as Global Energy Sector.