Sergey Alekseenko, the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureate, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), became one of the Metropolitan Macarius’ Prize winners in the nomination ‘Scientific Research in the field of Rational Environmental Management, Ecology and Environmental Protection’. His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Head of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev opened the Award Ceremony of the Metropolitan Macarius’ Prize.
The issue of replacing traditional types of motor fuels with alternative ones has been discussed more often recently against the background of oil price rise and the global environmental crisis. According the Global Energy Association’s experts, natural gas motor fuel and electric cars can assist to solve the problem of environmental pollution due to the cars harmful effects. However, despite Russian government provides a state support program for the transition to clean cars, there are number of factors that impede this process.
"Project the Silk Road Super Grids Countries will let satisfy the states growing demand of energy without sacrificing the environment," - says Rae Kwon Chung, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He expressed this opinion by commenting on the 24th session of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-24). Its participants are discussing the questions of the Paris agreement on climate implementation these days.
The winners of the XV All-Russian contest of youth scientific projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Youth were awarded in Moscow. Each of research groups will receive a grant of 1 million rubles on completion and realization of their researches. In 2018, projects for development of organic solar panels, creation potassium - the ion accumulator and optimization of extraction of hydrocarbons were recognized the bestones. The Award Ceremony was held at the Congress center of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Energy of Youth Contest has summed up the results of the All-Russian contest of youth scientific projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Youth. The winners have been announced: three young scientists from Moscow with their projects on development of organic solar batteries, creation potassium - the ion accumulator and optimization of extraction of hydrocarbons. Each of winners will receive a grant of 1 million rubles on completion and realization of their researches. The award ceremony will be held on December 7th at the Congress center of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.