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RECOGNISING OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN ENERGY

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 June

Among the first: The Global Energy Prize ranks the TOP-99 of international scientific awards

According to IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, the Global Energy Prize ranks TOP-99 of the prestigious and significant international awards and is the only award from Russia included in this list.

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22nd June

Terms of the application period for the Energy of Words International Media Contest are shortened

Entries must be submitted until July 27, 2018 via the Global Energy Association website. The Energy of Words aims to reward those who have written an illuminating story on the energy challenges faced worldwide or on any scientific innovation which provides new energy efficiencies. Journalists from all over the world are invited to take part in the contest.

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22nd June

The Global Energy Association will become a member-partner of GEIDCO

The Global Energy Association and the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) held talks, discussing prospective directions of cooperation. The parties agreed on signing a partnership agreement, entrance the Global Energy Association in the membership of GEIDCO and development of joint initiatives’ implementation program.

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20th June

KLAUS RIEDLE'S FOUNDATION AND MPEI: RESULTS OF COOPERATION

A discussion on the results of the partnership between Klaus Riedle’s Foundation, the National Research University “MPEI”, the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) and Siemens was held within an academic colloquium at MPEI. The Global Energy Association headed by Alexander Ignatov, acting President of the Global Energy Association, took part in the discussion as well.

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13th June

Silk Road Super Grid: new Asian paradigm of renewable energy development

Rae Kwon Chung, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member, UN Secretary-General`s High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair, is convinced that the Silk Road Super Grid is up to solve the problem of the energy shortage of underdeveloped countries, HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology can transmit electricity over 6,000 kms.

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7th June

Adnan Amin gave a lecture at MGIMO University within the Energy of Knowledge program

Adnan Amin (UAE), member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) gave a lecture within the framework of the Energy of Knowledge program of the Global Energy Association at Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He presented the report “Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050”, initiated by IRENA.

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7th June

Decarbonization, digitalization and the search of global energy issues’ solutions – Energy of knowledge was held at MPEI

Rae Kwon Chung, Steven Griffiths and Thomas Blees, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee members, gave a lecture on the actual global energy issues within the framework of the Energy of Knowledge program at National Research University MPEI on June 6, 2018.

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6th June

Scientists from Russia and Australia have become the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureates

The names of the Global Energy Prize laureates were announced during the official press conference in Moscow on June 6. In 2018, the prestigious award goes to scientists from Russia and Australia. Russian academician Sergey Alekseenko will be awarded for developments in the field of heat power engineering, which allow creating modern energy-saving equipment while Professor Martin Green will be recognized for technologies in photovoltaics increasing cost effectiveness and efficiency of solar cells. The solemn Award Ceremony will be held in October within the framework of the Russian Energy Week International Forum. The laureates of 2018 will receive golden medals, diplomas, honorary lapel badges and will share RUB 39 000 000 (approximately $ 650 000).

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4th June

The Energy of Education was awarded at the final of CASE-IN championship

The final of the VI International Engineering Championship CASE-IN, which brought together 500 students from 55 technical universities of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic, was completed in Moscow.

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