Global Youth Engineering Climate Conference
Our Partners

Our Partners

You will be able to find out more from our partners in the various display areas at the conference.

Aquatera is an environmental and renewable energy consultancy established in 2000 in the Orkney Islands. Orkney is often considered a “living laboratory” for green energy as it has a great range of industry experts, organisations and community groups working to advance renewable energy development and the blue/green economies.

Aquatera is excited to take part in this conference to share the work that we do locally and globally within the energy transition as well as to listen to your questions, thoughts and ideas on how to achieve our goals for a net zero future.

Burns & McDonnell is a private, employee-owned engineering, design and construction firm with 7,600 professionals in offices throughout the world. We develop solutions through creating passionate partnerships, placing client service front and centre, understanding clients’ needs and working to make them successful. Our employee ownership culture means that our success is closely aligned to our clients’ success. We are bold in how we develop solutions and challenge the norm, drawing from the whole company to find answers to some of the toughest questions. We work on some of the world’s most crucial infrastructure projects, delivering completely integrated service from concept to completion and placing our social responsibility at the heart of how we work.

Standing for power system expertise since 1921

Established in 1921 in Paris, France, CIGRE is a global community committed to the collaborative development and sharing of power system expertise. The community features thousands of professionals from over 90 countries and 1250 member organisations, including some of the world’s leading experts. Over the last 100 years the work of CIGRE has contributed to many of the key technical cornerstones of the modern power system.

CIGRE’s Next Generation Network (NGN) seeks to facilitate a successful transition into the power systems industry for early career professionals and students by providing technical resources and networking opportunities for personal and technical development and aims to ensure that the interests of new younger members are represented within CIGRE.

The Crown Estate is a unique business with a diverse portfolio. We are taking a leading role in supporting the UK towards a net zero carbon future by pledging to become a net zero business by 2030 and climate positive thereafter. Alongside decarbonising our property portfolio and looking at how we can better utilise our extensive land interests, we are also seeking solutions to restore the natural world by providing and protecting habitats. This is especially important given our dual role on and offshore.

Achieving net zero means nurturing the right skills to ensure our workforce can meet the challenges of the 21st century. With this in mind, we’re committed to supporting the next generation of talent, ensuring we play our role in a just transition.

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body bringing together expertise to tackle urgent global challenges. It’s an independent network spanning the world of energy, convening debate, championing evidence and sharing fresh ideas. The EI is home to Generation 2050, an initiative giving tomorrow’s energy leaders a louder voice today. Having published their Manifesto calling on political and industry leaders to move further and faster on global net zero and universal access to energy, and as the world approaches COP26, there hasn’t been a more important time for the voices of young people in energy to be heard.

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI, conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, affordability, health, safety, and the environment.

EPRI also provides technology, policy, and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and supports research in emerging technologies. EPRI members represent 90% of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States with international participation extending to nearly 40 countries.

EY’s purpose of building a better working world has driven us to set ourselves the ambitious targets of becoming carbon negative in 2021, and net zero by 2025. We will do this by reducing our absolute carbon emissions by 40% of those in 2019, circumventing the emission of 2 million tonnes of CO2 globally.

We believe a focus on sustainability is essential to bringing long-term value to our clients and are involved in sustainable initiatives across both public and private sectors.

We are delighted to be involved in the National Grid’s Global Youth Engineering Climate conference and work alongside a dynamic mix of people and partner organisations whilst focusing on key solutions to the current challenges faced by the green energy transition.

GO15, the association of the Very Large Power Grid Operators, represents more than half of the world’s electricity demand.

Created in 2004 after several blackouts had occurred, this unique organization is dedicated to high level exchanges. It offers industry leaders the opportunity to address major strategic and technical issues affecting the safety, the reliability and the sustainability of power systems.

Convinced that the transmission grid and a resilient power system are key to energy transition, GO15 aims to favor bilateral and multilateral international collaboration to prepare a sustainable future.

Hitachi, Ltd. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan employing approximately 301,000 people worldwide. We are focused on our Social Innovation Business combining information technology (IT), operational technology and products. Hitachi drives digital innovation across five sectors – Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT – through Lumada, Hitachi's advanced digital solutions, services, and technologies for turning data into insights to drive digital innovation.

Our purpose is to deliver solutions that increase social, environmental and economic value. As a proud Principal Partner of COP26, our aim is to become a climate change innovator – working with Governments, cities and our customers to reduce carbon.

We are the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and we inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community to engineer a better world. As a professional engineering institution, we believe engineers have the skills, insights and ingenuity to help tackle climate change in ways that optimise efficiency, economy, safety and reliability.

We are a diverse home across engineering and technology, we share knowledge that helps make better sense of the world in order to solve the challenges that matter. It’s why we are uniquely placed to champion engineering.

Mott MacDonald is a US$2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re involved in:

  • solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental and economic challenges

  • helping businesses to reduce their carbon footprint

  • responding to humanitarian and natural emergencies

  • improving people’s lives

Our expertise by sector includes buildings, communications, education, environment, health, power (renewables), transport, urban development, water, wastewater and more. Our skills encompass planning, studies and design, project finance, technical advisory services, project and programme management, carbon and environmental management and beyond.

For every project, we create the blend of talent needed to create the right result – appropriate; cost, carbon and resource-efficient; safe, easy and swift to deliver and operate; reliable and resilient; delivering great outcomes.

Engineering. Management. Development.

Working for National Grid Renewables is more than a job. We develop renewable energy projects that create clean electricity and sustain economies. National Grid Renewables is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects.

National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid. Join us in our effort to repower America with renewable energy to create a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

At National Grid Ventures, we develop, build, operate and invest in technologies that decarbonise our economy and society. We are the non-regulated division of National Grid, one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world, operating separately from its core regulated businesses.

National Grid Ventures has a diverse portfolio of low-carbon and renewable energy businesses across the UK and US stretching from onshore and offshore electricity transmission to battery storage, wind, and solar power. We also have significant experience in developing and operating subsea electricity interconnectors that enable the sharing of clean energy between countries.

NatWest Group is a relationship bank for a digital world. We champion potential; breaking down barriers and building financial confidence so the 19 million people, families and businesses we serve in communities throughout the UK and Ireland can rebuild and thrive. Our purpose-led strategy puts sustainability at the heart of our future where climate is one of our key areas of focus. Our ambition is to be the leading bank in the UK & RoI helping to address the climate challenge. We are clear that climate change is one of the most important issues we face. We know that we must act now if we are to build a resilient economy for the future. This means not just preparing ourselves and our customers for change but also looking at how we can help our customers to take advantage of the many opportunities transitioning to a low carbon future offers.

One Young World is the global forum for young leaders. One Young World platforms the work of exceptional young leaders from activists, entrepreneurs to young politicians who are all changing our world for the better.

Each year the One Young World Summit convenes over 2000 young leaders from over 196 different countries in a different city of the world. This event is the most international in the world second only to the Olympics. At the Summit, Delegates and global leaders discuss, debate, and tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues both on and off stage.

Throughout the year One Young World highlights the work of young leaders through caucuses, online campaigns and projects reaching more than 26 million people globally.

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world's largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. The scope of the Society embraces research, development, planning, design, construction, maintenance, installation and operation of power system equipment for the safe, sustainable, economic and reliable operation of the electric grid. Through various activities and engagement with government and engineering entities, PES provides education on various topics which include but not limited to climate change and decarbonization, transportation electrification, and clean energy generation.

The Royal Academy of Engineering is a charity that harnesses the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows, partners and the global engineering community, we’re working to solve the greatest challenges of our age.

As momentum builds towards COP26, we’re striving to promote the unique and crucial contribution engineers can make to achieving net zero targets and realising a clean, fair and affordable energy future. We’re excited to work alongside young engineers around the world to advance our profession’s contribution to the COP26 agenda.

Rolls-Royce pioneers the power that matters to connect, power and protect society. We are determined to use our position as a global power group to play a fundamental role in creating a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future. During 2020, we ratified this ambition by joining the UN Race to Zero and UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaigns. This ambition now sits at the heart of our innovation and growth.

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest utility companies and a world leader in wind energy.

We’re committed to tackling climate change and were the first integrated energy company in the UK to switch to 100% clean energy generation, producing all our electricity from offshore and onshore wind. We have developed an energy model that supports the Government’s target to reduce the UK’s emissions by at least 68% by 2030 and for the UK to be carbon neural by 2050. That’s why we are investing £10bn over the next 5 years to help the UK decarbonise, focusing on renewable energy, smart grids, storage, and electric mobility.

We’re powering change to build a better world of energy.

SSE – the leading developer and operator of low-carbon electricity in the UK and Ireland, providing energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow that’s cleaner, greener, and fairer for all.

We’re investing over £7.5bn in the next 5 years on major projects like building the world’s largest windfarm, that will provide vital low-carbon electricity for millions of people. Building flexible networks to deliver the sustainable energy to heat all our homes and businesses, drive our cars, and power our lives.

Help us do the right things to tackle climate change.

We power change We are driven by our purpose: to provide the energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) started life after World War I in 1919 when the pioneering women who worked in engineering and technical roles during the War campaigned to retain these roles when the war ended. WES is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Our vision is of an engineering industry that employs the diversity of the society it serves to solve the biggest societal issues of our time. Our mission is to support women in engineering to fulfil their potential, and support the engineering industry to be inclusive.