The Global Energy Association will hold a panel session “Energy of the future: three factors of the sustainable development” on October 4, 2018. Heads of international organizations and leading world scientists will discuss the impact of digitalization on the energy sector of the economy, the ways of transition to carbon-free fuel systems and new ways of energy usage. The session will be held within the framework of the International Forum "Russian Energy Week" at the conference hall D. The event starts at 10.00.
On October 5, Martin Green, the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureate, Professor of the University of New South Wales (Australia) will give a lecture at the Odintsovo branch of MGIMO). The expert will talk about the research for which he was awarded, and about the current trends in solar energy. The lecture will be held within the framework of the Energy of Knowledge program of the Global Energy Association. The event starts at 10:00 a.m.
On October 2, Sergey Alekseenko, the 2018 Global Energy Prize LAUREATE, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of thermal power and heat transfer of the Institute of Thermal Physics of the SB RAS, will deliver a lecture at MISIS University on the trends and prospects of energy development in the context of thermal physical issues. The lecture will be held within the framework of the Energy of Knowledge program of the Global Energy Association. The event starts at 04.00 p.m.
The solemn Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony - 2018 will take place on October 4, at 14:00, on the second day of the "Russian Energy Week" forum. This year the scientists from Russia and Australia, Academician Sergey Alekseenko of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Professor Martin Green from UNSW Sydney, are awarded a high prize. The prize fund in 2018 is 39 million rubles (approximately $ 550 000).
The first official press conference of the Global Energy Prize-2018 laureates will take place on October 2 at the TASS press-center. The experts will be talking about their innovative projects and scientific developments, assessing energy trends and presenting industry development forecasts. The event starts at 11.00, at the TASS press center.
The Global Energy Association extends the deadline for the submission of applications for participation in the 15th All-Russian contest of youth research projects in the field of power engineering, The Energy of Youth. The new deadline for applications is 21 October 2018. The contest encompasses three lines, and each of them will have a winner. The winners will receive grants of 1 million rubles to continue their research. The total grant fund of the contest is 3 million rubles.
On September 11 the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member Rae Kwon Chung, an international expert in the field of energy and climate change, presented a speech on "The forecast of the world energy development until 2030" within the framework of The Energy of Knowledge program.
The panel session "Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia" was held at VEF-2018 on September 11. International experts, heads of scientific institutes and leaders of organizations assessed the prospects for energy cooperation in the region and determined the mechanisms for its activation. The Global Energy Association has organized the session.
On September 11 the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member Rae Kwon Chung, an international expert in the field of energy and climate change, will present a speech on "The forecast of the world energy development until 2030" within the framework of The Energy of Knowledge program. The speaker is going to talk about energy and environmental problems threatening the international community and about the ways of eliminating them.
A panel session "Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia" will be held on September 11, within the framework of the EEF-2018. Leading international experts will discuss the joint projects in the energy sector and propose a plan for their implementation. The Global Energy Association on development of international research and projects in the field of energy organizes the panel session.
According to Sergey Alekseenko's interview with TASS, the renewable energy sources in the world energy market are a new powerful player.
Global Energy Prize-2018 Laureate Sergey Alekseenko urged the development of fast neutron reactors in Russia. At the same time, as he noted in his TASS interview, it is hardly possible to count on the large-scale use of such reactors by 2050.