2010 Global Energy Prize laureates

The announcement of Global Energy Prize Laureates took place at the press-conference in “Interfax” Information Agency on April, 20th.

Evgeny Paton (Ukraine) became the Prize Laureate for the outstanding contribution to solving of scientific and technological problems of pipeline transport of energy sources and machinery.”

Alexander Leontyev (Russia) received the Prize for “fundamental research in the intensification of processes of heat exchange at power installations.”

This year Prize fund of Global Energy International Prize totals 30 million rubles ($ 1 million).

Press-conference participants:

Arkady Dvorkovich, Aide to the President of Russian Federation

Nikolai Laverov, Chairman of the International Committee of Global Energy Prize, Vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Igor Lobovsky, Chief Executive Officer of Global Energy Foundation

Evgeny Velikhov, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Winner of the International Energy prize «Global Energy», President of the Kurchatov Institute.

The awarding ceremony of Global Energy International Prize will take place at the XIV International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg on June, 18th, when the President of RF Dmitry Medvedev presents the Prize to the Laureates.


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