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The Global Energy Prize annually honors outstanding achievements in energy research and technology from around the world that are helping address the world’s various and pressing energy challenges.

29th September

The winner of the Energy of Breakthrough will be awarded at the REW

Leonid Plotnikov, winner of the III All-Russian competition of implemented innovative energy projects "Breakthrough Energy", will be awarded at the Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum - ‘Russian Energy Week’ (REW) on October 5. The young innovator from Ekaterinburg, an associate professor of the Ural Federal University named after the first Russian president B.N. Yeltsin, will receive a reward of one million rubles for the increase of power and efficiency of internal combustion engines.


28th September

Acceptance of applications for participation in the Energy of Youth contest is continuing

The Energy of Youth continues to recruit young scientists; potential participants still have the opportunity to express themselves at the XIV All-Russian contest of youth research projects in the field of energy. The deadline for submission of applications is October 15, 2017. Each winner will receive a grant in amount of one million rubles to continue their research. The total prize fund of the contest is 3 million rubles.


25th September

Leaders of energy thought will consider the opportunities for the development of new technologies at the hydrocarbons era

The era of hydrocarbons is an open opportunity for the development of new technologies; laureates of the Global Energy Prize are convinced. The topic will be at the spotlight on the second day of the Global Energy Prize Summit` 2017, which will be held on October 5 in Moscow. The event will be one of the key events of the Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum - ‘Russian Energy Week’ (REW).


20th September

The Global Energy Prize laureate - Valentin Parmon: hydrocarbons will be the main energy carriers for cars until 2050

Hydrocarbons will dominate as energy carriers for most types of vehicles at least until the 2050s. This forecast was announced at the sixth Global Energy Prize Summit in Lyon by the scientific director of the Institute of Catalysis of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, laureate of the Global Energy Prize - 2016 Valentin Parmon.


18th September

Synthesis of energy, economics and ecology will ensure the health of the planet

Decarbonization of energy, investments in clean and new energy sources, as well as the creation of a dynamic low-carbon economy is a new paradigm that will help solve the pressing challenges facing humanity. It is the synthesis of the three "e" (energy, economy, ecology) that will be the decisive factor for the health of our planet, the laureates of the Global Energy Prize and members of the International Award Committee are convinced. They reached this conclusion on September 18, during the VI Global Energy Prize Summit, held at the HQ of the Euronews TV channel.


11th September

Kazenergy-2017: ecology - priority of the energy agenda

September 8, Astana hosted the international forum Kazenergy 2017 within the framework of the Russian day at EXPO. Leaders of the energy sector spoke at the event: the laureate of the Global Energy Prize 2017 - Michael Graetzel and members of the International Award Committee - Rae Kwon Chung and Stephen Griffiths. Angelina Davydova, Director of the Russian-German Bureau of Environmental Information and Remigijus Lapinskas, President of the World Association of Bioenergy (WBA), also attended the discussion. A member of the Supervisory Board of the Association, Russian economist and Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Arkadiy Dvorkovich, opened the session.


1st September


On September 1 the Global Energy Prize announces the beginning of the application period for the Energy of Youth contest. The winner of this All-Russian contest will be awarded 1 mln rubles grant for further research. Russian scientists from all regions not older than 35 years are welcomed to introduce their energy projects until November 1.


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