In Autumn 2019 IESE Energy Club organised a half a day trek in Barcelona to discover the dense mesh of energy companies right here on our doorstep. Between utilities such as Naturgy, energy-intensive customers such as CELSA, or all the independent startups and utilities, Barcelona has a lot to offer. Right after class, a group of 20 students had the opportunity to interact with professionals and understand all the challenges associated with the energy sector
In Autumn 2019 a group of 14 students flew to London to discover energy companies over three days. More than just a trip, it was an opportunity for them to project themselves after the MBA. Historically, the trek has been focused on large corporations such as Shell or Saudi Aramco but over the past few years, we have seen many smaller companies and non-corporate organisations becoming increasingly important. For more details, read our blog post about this experience.
Smart City Congress
Barcelona Smart City Congress is an annual global event bringing together leaders in mobility, energy efficiency, urban planning and many others. In 2019 a group of IESE students were given privileged access, and had the opportunity to learn and explore this fascinating sub-sector of the energy world. For more details, read our blog post about this experience.
What’s better than a good old pub quiz with fellow classmates, especially on a rainy day! On a gloomy afternoon in February 2019 members of the Energy Club relaxed and had fun, fueled by pizza snacks and beer kindly sponsored by Estrella.
Global Energy Day
One of the most important IESE Energy Club Events. Typically held towards the end of the year, GED provides a combination of high profile speakers, moderator discussion panels, and networking to give the participants a deep insight into the energy sector. Speakers and panelists always include senior industry leaders, for example Francesco Venturini – CEO of Enel X for the 2020 event. Unfortunately this had to be cancelled at the last minute due to Covid 19.
Carbon Footprint Competition
Annual competition giving IESE students an opportunity to understand the carbon footprint impact of their daily activities. Traditionally this has been focused on transport use, yet from Spring 2020 the scope has been expanded and now also includes consumption of animal products. To encourage participation and promote awareness, prizes are offered by our sponsor Cooltra.
Access to unique conferences
As part of IESE, the Energy Club has access to high profile energy conferences part of the Industry Meetings. It is a unique opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with the most senior professional of the Spanish energy industry.