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.
WEC India Functions under the patronage of Ministry of Power and with the support of all energy ministries and leading organisations in energy sector the country. Leading energy sector organizations. Institutions and eminent energy professionals are its members.
The secretariat of the body was earlier functioning under the aegis of the Institution of Engineers (India). However, in view of the strategic importance of the energy sector and the significant changes that have taken place in the energy sector, the Indian member Committee was reconstituted in may 1999 by Ministry of Power with an objective of making it a body truly and functionally representative of the energy sector in India. The reconstituted body now WEC India, has Hon'ble Union Minster of Power as the Patron, Secretary (Ministry of Power) as the Chairman, and CMD, NTPC as Member Secretary. The body is registered as a non-profit organization under Societies Registration Act 1860.
WEC India is currently undergoing a transformation to assume newer and greater roles relevant to the Indian energy sector in line with its recast vision "to be the foremost energy think tank in the country and the voice of the sector". Policy advocacy based on research is identified as one of the key work programs.