What is the World Energy Day?

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The World Energy Day (WED) is observed yearly on October 22nd to raise awareness of global energy-related issues. It was first proclaimed on July 22, at the World Energy Forum 2012. The World Energy Day is celebrated internationally to raise awareness of the need to rally around the creation and implementation of policies that increase energy efficiency and conserve natural resources. The aim of the World Energy Day is to demonstrate the impact of energy choices made with regards to production and use on the environment at large.

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What is Energy and World Energy Day?

Why Participate in the World Energy Day Celebrations?

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Participating in the World Energy Day Celebrations provides the opportunity for energy focused individuals and organizations around the world to demonstrate their commitment to energy management and environmental conservation. Organizations that make a conscious decision to participate in the WED celebrations do so to: acknowledge the organizations’ bold step to be part of the energy management and conservation agenda; indicate the value they place on being energy conscious and implementing energy conservation measures; and highlight the efforts in place to have a culture of good environmental awareness and best practice.

Individuals, on the other hand, have the opportunity to be part of a growing movement that recognizes the critical role that energy plays in running the world.

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WED provides individuals an opportunity to share and acquire pertinent knowledge on the industry, network with peers in industry and to identify ways to create an impact.

What are the local plans for the 2019 World Energy Day Celebrations in Kenya?

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In Kenya, Eenovators Ltd in partnership with the Association of Energy Professionals Eastern Africa (AEPEA), is creating awareness of the World Energy Day Celebrations and promoting participation.  Eenovators and AEPEA will coordinate the 2019 World Energy Day Celebration activities as the central organizing bodies.

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The celebrations will run from Monday, 21st October right through to Friday 25th October 2019. Organizations interested in registering their participation will need to provide their registration details to Eenovators for inclusion. There is a growing interest from organizations both in the private and public sector to take part in this initiative.

Participating in the World Energy Day Celebrations organizations with a platform to:

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– Recognize and appreciate initiatives already in place to conserve energy

– Remind staff and customers of the organization’s commitment to energy management

– Recognize and appreciate the different roles staff play to ensure good energy practice

– Document and celebrate milestones achieved towards energy savings

– Raise awareness internally and externally on the importance of clean energy initiatives

What is the theme for the World Energy Day?

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The theme for the World Energy Day celebrations in Kenya is “Conserve Energy Conserve Life”

 

What activities are carried out to celebrate World Energy Day in Kenya?

– WED Conference
– WED Talks in Educational Institutions
– WED Corporate Challenge – Company registration and participation
– WED Student Energy Innovation Challenge
– WED Energy Professional Awards
– WED Social Media Forums

How to Participate in the 2019 World Energy Day Celebrations?

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1. Confirm your participation with Eenovators Ltd by sending a registration request to info@eenovators.com

2. Develop ideas on how to celebrate The World Energy Day as an organization

3. Implement the planned activities during the World Energy Day Celebrations from 21st to 25th October 2019.

4. Report on your World Energy Day activities using the template provided once you register.