Global Energy Center

Global Energy Center

The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.

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  • Future of Energy Closing Remarks

    FUTURE OF ENERGY CLOSING REMARKS - The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center (GEC), in partnership with Politecnico di Torino and World Energy Council Italy, is hosting the summit on the future of energy as part of Planet Week and the 2024 G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy, and Environme...

  • Future of power Innovation in a changing world

    FUTURE OF POWER: INNOVATION IN A CHANGING WORLD - Innovation lies at the heart of the energy transition, offering the promise of unlocking new technologies, business models, and policy frameworks that can drive progress toward a low-carbon future. From breakthroughs in renewable energy and energy...

  • Future of fuel Exploring the evolution of fuel technologies

    FUTURE OF FUEL: EXPLORING THE EVOLUTION OF FUEL TECHNOLOGIES - Representing over one-quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, the transportation sector remains a sticking point in global efforts to achieve climate targets. Persistent and growing demand for transport fuel signals a need for inn...

  • Financing a clean energy future

    FINANCING A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE: BUILDING SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIES AND BRIDGING GLOBAL DIVIDES - As we confront the growing need to transition towards a net-zero future, the challenge of financing this monumental shift still looms. What strategies can we implement to help build economies that not on...

  • Navigating transatlantic energy and climate security

    NAVIGATING TRANSATLANTIC ENERGY AND CLIMATE SECURITY: COHESIVE STRATEGIES AMID GEOPOLITICAL TENSION - The intersection of energy security and climate change has emerged as a critical focal point in transatlantic relations in recent years. From the lasting impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, ...

  • Summit on the future of Energy: Open Remarks

    The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center (GEC), in partnership with Politecnico di Torino and World Energy Council Italy, is hosting the summit on the future of energy as part of Planet Week and the 2024 G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy, and Environment in Torino, Italy.

    This year’s G...

  • EnergySource Innovation Stream with newcleo

    ENERGYSOURCE INNOVATION STREAM WITH NEWCLEO: BUILDING AN ADVANCED NUCLEAR ECOSYSTEM - Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center for the next episode of EnergySource Innovation Stream. This series highlights energy innovations with the potential to reshape the global energy system thro...

  • CEO Scott Nathan on DFC’s work on energy security and other priorities

    CEO SCOTT NATHAN ON DFC’S WORK ON ENERGY SECURITY AND OTHER STRATEGIC PRIORITIES - In 2018, the US Congress passed the Better Utilization of Investment Leading to Development (BUILD) Act to boost US economic engagement in emerging economies, reinforce national security, and advance foreign-policy...

  • Are capitalism and climate progress compatible?

    ARE CAPITALISM AND CLIMATE PROGRESS COMPATIBLE? - Climate change, along with its implications for health and critical infrastructure, are reshaping quality of life and the environment across the globe. The debate around the most impactful ways to adapt to and mitigate against these changes and wh...

  • Reinforcing the transatlantic alliance through climate and energy cooperation

    Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and Europe Center for a fireside chat with H.E. Ditte Juul Jørgensen, director-general for energy at the European Commission, on the importance of reinforcing the transatlantic alliance through cooperation on shared climate and energy securi...

  • EnergySource Innovation Stream with Asoba: Enabling energy access in Africa

    ENERGYSOURCE INNOVATION STREAM WITH ASOBA: ENABLING ENERGY ACCESS IN AFRICA - Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center for the next episode of EnergySource Innovation Stream. This series highlights energy innovations with the potential to reshape the global energy system through disc...

  • Guarantees for climate finance in the World Bank-IMF agenda

    GUARANTEES FOR CLIMATE FINANCE IN THE WORLD BANK-IMF AGENDA - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and GeoEconomics Center for a discussion on mobilizing private investment in climate mitigation and adaptation in the Global South.

    Speakers explore how public and private secto...

  • Women on the frontlines of european energy security

    WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINES OF EUROPEAN ENERGY SECURITY - Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been fought on multiple fronts over the last two years, including against Ukraine’s energy sector, which has been strategically targeted in efforts to optimize harm to the civilian population. Despit...

  • How Europe and Ukraine are working toward victory

    TWO YEARS ON: HOW EUROPE AND UKRAINE ARE WORKING TOWARD VICTORY - The Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, Eurasia Center, and Global Energy Center hosted a discussion “Two years on: How Europe and Ukraine are working toward victory.”

    With the launch of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on F...

  • Setting the global energy agenda for 2024

    SETTING THE GLOBAL ENERGY AGENDA FOR 2024 - Please watch the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center (GEC)'s launch of their annual flagship report, the Global Energy Agenda.

    Amid the geopolitical and economic challenges and opportunities shaping the energy landscape, the publication sets the agen...

  • Maroš Šefčovič on US-EU collaborations towards a transatlantic green marketplace

    MAROŠ ŠEFČOVIČ ON US-EU COLLABORATION TOWARDS A TRANSATLANTIC GREEN MARKETPLACE - The Atlantic Council hosts an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring H.E. Maroš Šefčovič—the executive vice-president of the European Commission for the European Green Deal—on ways to boost US-EU cooperation on the gre...

  • Building US nuclear energy independence: The Russia connection

    BUILDING US NUCLEAR ENERGY INDEPENDENCE: THE RUSSIA CONNECTION - As Western countries attempt to reduce Russia’s ability to use oil and natural gas as a tool of its foreign policy, nuclear fuel remains a source of Russian influence across the globe. Rosatom’s supply of nuclear fuel powers nuclear...

  • Unlocking new opportunities for the US-Suriname relationship

    UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE US-SURINAME RELATIONSHIP - As global energy demand increases and calls to address the growing climate crisis intensifies, the Caribbean’s rich biodiversity and emerging energy sector positions the region as a destination for innovative policymaking and foreign inve...

  • Report launch: Escaping the permanent Suez

    Ever since the advent of oil-powered combustion engines, Europe has found itself in the precarious position of dependence on fossil fuels and other resources from regimes that have at times been at odds with it. This dynamic, which the report terms the “Permanent Suez” due to its strong resemblan...

  • Deploying climate-aligned infrastructure finance at scale in growth markets

    The CEOs of leading US financial institutions the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the Export-Import Bank (ExIm) discuss their efforts to catalyze finance for key climate infrastructure objectives including renewable power deployment, associated transmission, as well as newer technologie...

  • The oil and gas emissions imperative: A new course to enable net-zero emission

    THE OIL AND GAS EMISSIONS IMPERATIVE SETTING A NEW COURSE TO ENABLE NET-ZERO EMISSION - The oil and gas industry will need to continue to meet energy needs while the economy transitions to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. However, the industry must take on a new role in the energy sector going ...

  • Navigating the macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges of energy transition

    Achieving net-zero emissions will demand navigating global challenges on economics and geopolitics. How will outlooks for economic growth, inflation, and global finance affect investment in technology, innovation, and infrastructure? What measures can be taken to address developing countries' con...

  • Sebastian Burduja Live from COP28 on Romania's coal phaseout ambitions

    Sebastian Burduja, Romania’s minister of energy, sits with Olga Khakova of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center at #COP28’s Global Decarbonization Accelerator to discuss Romania’s efforts to phase out coal and enhance energy sector cybersecurity.

    “We’re banking a lot of our future energy...

  • Sherri Goodman Live from COP28 on the energy transition and national security

    Sherri Goodman, secretary general of the International Military Council on Climate sits with Landon Derentz of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center at COP28’s Global Decarbonization Accelerator to discuss the risks that climate change poses to national security and how the energy transitio...