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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.

21st August

Rae Kwon Chung: “The modern world needs a new energy paradigm”

The world is about to usher in a new industrial revolution, which is different in scale and complexity from all previous ones. Obviously, the coming reality requires a revision of the main spheres of public life. “Humanity needs a transition to a new energy paradigm,” said Rae Kwon Chung, Chairman 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 presented his report on this topic at the recent HPAIR Harvard Project on Asia and International Relations Conference in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan).

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16th August

The highlights of the Global Energy Association visit to Johannesburg (South Africa)

The Global Energy Association, together with its partner BRICS Youth Energy Agency (BRICS YEA), as part of a business trip to Johannesburg (South Africa), held a number of meetings with representatives of the South African business community and specialists from leading universities in the country. During the negotiations, the parties identified possible ways for further cooperation, principles and directions for the development of joint projects.

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14th August

Sustainable energy for all: the Global Energy Association’s session at the World Energy Congress

Energy resources provide unlimited opportunities to confront the main challenges facing the modern world. In the era of transition to a new technological cycle, access to reliable and safe energy is a priority. How can a sustainable future be achieved? Who, if not science, can make this future a reality? These and other questions will be answered by Global Energy Prize experts at the session “Mission possible: the Global Energy Prize as a driver for sustainable energy for all” at the 24th World Energy Congress (September 9-12, Abu Dhabi).

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10th August

The Global Energy Association and BRICS YEA implement joint initiatives in South Africa

The Global Energy Association, together with its partner, the BRICS Youth Energy Agency, will hold an official meeting with the South African National Youth Development Agency NYDA in Johannesburg (South Africa) from August 13 to 16.

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9th August

The Global Energy Association to take part in the 2019 World Energy Congress

The Global Energy Association on development of international research and projects in the field of energy will take part in the 24th World Energy Congress, which will be held on September 9-12 in Abu Dhabi (The United Arab Emirates). The event is the largest and most influential energy congress covering all aspects of the energy agenda. It is organized by the World Energy Council. Within the WEC-2019 the Global Energy Association will hold its own session, delegate its experts to participate in key sessions of the event, present a bright and dynamic stand, and organize a special energy quiz as well.

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30th July

Super grids development driver are political will intensive invesment

Specialists in energetics from all over the world are looking for ways to transmit energy over long distances and integrate energy systems in different regions. ‘Projects of the ‘super grids’ can provide a solution to this problem,’ considers Rae Kwon Chung, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chairman; UN Secretary-General’s High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

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18th July

The hydrogen energy ideologist, Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson, died at the age of 65

The 2007 Global Energy Prize laureate Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson passed away. The sad news came today from the professor’s wife, Bergthora Karen Ketilsdottir. According to her, the scientist died in his sleep early in the morning of July 15.

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4th July

Application period for the Global Energy Youth Program are continuing

The Global Energy Association invites students, young scientists and specialists from around the world under the age of 40 who are engaged in R&D in energy sphere to take part in the Global Energy Youth Program. The program considers the best research project and implemented idea of young professionals. Applications are accepted on the official website of the Association until July 31, 2019. The winners will receive grants for the continuation of research and personal awards in the amount of about € 14 000 each. The total prize fund of the program this year is about € 56 000.

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26th June

ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL POWER GENERATION: ALUMINUM FUEL, ALGAE BIO-OIL

Mikhail Vlaskin, the Energy of Youth program winner, head of the Energy Accumulating Materials Laboratory of the JIHT RAS, is working on inorganic energy carriers technologies, and on the processing of organic waste and algae biomass into biofuels. The scientist is convinced that the need for new environmentally safe and economically efficient energy supply systems is only increasing, considering the growing anthropogenic environmental impact.

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17th June

The Global Energy Association extended the deadline for applications submission for the Global Energy Youth Program

Applications` submission for the Global Energy Youth Program have been extended until July, 31, 2019. Recall the program became international since this year. Now young engineers from all over the world can take part in the contest for the best research project and implemented idea. The winners will receive grants for the continuation of research and personal awards in the amount of around 14 000 Euros each. The total prize fund of the program this year is 56 000 Euros.

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14th June

The Global Energy Prize laureate told about the ways of decarburization, to which the world aspires

On June 13, 2019, the 2007 Global Energy Prize laureate, Professor Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson gave a lecture at Imperial College London, where told about ways to reduce the carbon footprint. Two key technologies that are used in Iceland and can be replicated by other countries are the extraction of heat from sea water and the use of light rays as an effective way of trawling. The lecture was held within the framework of the Energy of Knowledge Program.

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11th June

The Global Energy Association invites to take part in the Energy of Words

The Global Energy Association invites journalists from all over the world to take part in the Energy of Words International Media Contest. The contest is held to encourage media representatives and individual journalists covering the most pressing problems of modern energy. Applications are accepted from May 28 to July 26, 2019.

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8th June

SPIEF-2019: Cooperation on Agreement between the Global Energy Association and MGIMO

As part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019), the Global Energy Association signed the agreement on cooperation with one of the leading universities of Russia, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University).

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7th June

Trilateral meeting between the Global Energy Association, MGRI and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences at SPIEF-2019

On June 7, 2019, on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Global Energy Association held a meeting with Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) and Moscow State Geological Prospecting University named after Sergo Ordzhonikidze. The parties discussed the possibility of joint projects and promotion of common initiatives.

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7th June

The Global Energy Association and MGRI signed an agreement on cooperation

On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019), acting President of the Global Energy Association Alexander Ignatov and Vadim Kosyanov, Rector the Russian State Geological Prospecting University n.a. Sergo Ordzhonikidzе (MGRI-RSGPU), consolidated their intentions for long-term partnership by signing a cooperation agreement.

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7th June

The boundaries of the possible and impossible for science were determined by the Global Energy Association`s experts at SPIEF

On June 7, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) held a session “Science and Life: The Boundaries of the Possible”. The world's leading scientists and experts discussed the potential of the industry to confront global challenges and identified factors that create new opportunities for sustainable development of mankind.

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7th June

THE GLOBAL ENERGY ASSOCIATION AND EURONEWS SIGNED A NEW COOPERATION AGREEMENT AT SPIEF-2019

On June 7, 2019 the Global Energy Association and Euronews signed a new cooperation agreement to strengthen the current international media partnership between the parties. The signing took place within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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6th June

The GEP laureate Rodney Allam hold negotiations with PJSC “Power machines” at SPIEF-2019

On June 6, 2019, the 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate, Partner of 8 Rivers Capital, LLC, Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, Rodney John Allam told about his scientific development to the representatives of PJSC “Power machines”.

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4th June

The Global Energy Association will take active part in the SPIEF 2019

The Association`s business programme at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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4th June

The Global Energy Association`s experts define the role of science in solving global problems

On June, 7 at 12:00 will be held a session “Science and Life: The Boundaries of the Possible” at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The world's leading scientists and experts will determine the possibilities of science to confront global challenges, as well as its place in the new technological cycle. The laureates and members of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee will take part in the discussion.

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3rd June

The Global Energy Association supports International Young Scientists Awards: a Glance into the Future

The contest is held by International Business Congress (IBC) working group: Modern Technologies and Prospective Oil and Gas Industry Projects Gas Industry Magazine (Established by PJSC “Gazprom”). Applications for participation are accepted until June 7, 2019.

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30th May

The Global Energy Prize worth around $ 600 000 goes to scientists from USA and Denmark

The names of the Global Energy Prize laureates were announced during the official press conference in Moscow. In 2019, the prestigious award goes to scientists from the USA and Denmark. Khalil Amine, Argonne Distinguished Fellow and the Manager of the Advanced Lithium Battery Technology Group at Argonne National Laboratory, will be awarded for outstanding contribution into the development of the efficient electrical energy storage technology. Danish Professor Frede Blaabjerg, Head of Aalborg University’s Center of reliable power electronics, will be recognized for outstanding technical contribution to the design of power management systems enabling the integration of renewable power. The laureates of 2019 will receive golden medals, diplomas, honorary lapel badges and will share around $ 600 000.

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29th May

Sustainable energy Future up to 2030: myth or reality?

On May, 29, a member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Martha Bonifert hold a lecture at MGIMO University. Her speech, which took place within the framework of the program "Energy of Knowledge" of the Global Energy Association, was devoted to the reality of achieving a sustainable energy future for all mankind until 2030.

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29th May

Members of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee told students of MPEI about the current power trends

On May 27 and 29, at a two-day colloquium at Moscow Power Engineering Institute, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee members Adnan Amin, William Byun and Rodney John Allam discussed important trends in renewable energy development.

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28th May

The Global Energy Association launches the International Media Contest for journalists

The Global Energy Association announces the launch of the Energy of Words International Media Contest. Journalists from all over the world are invited to participate. The contest is held to encourage media representatives and individual journalists covering the most pressing problems of modern energy. Applications are accepted from May 28 to July 26, 2019.

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27th May

Smart Cities must increase quality of life. The Energy of Knowledge took place in HSE

Smart cities development is an inevitable but time-consuming process that affects all infrastructure sectors, according to Steven Griffiths, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member, Senior Vice President for research and development at Khalifa University of Science and Technology (UAE).

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22nd May

Members of the International Award Committee will discuss important subjects of the power in MPEI

On May 27 and 29, members of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee members William Il Young Byun, Adnan Amin and Rodney John Allam will speak at the colloquium at the MPEI National Research University within the Energy of Knowledge Program of the Global Energy Association.

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22nd May

RES development in Asia. Energy of Knowledge will take place in Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

On May 29, at 11.00 Dr. William Il Young Byun, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, managing director of the Asia Renewables, head of the Greenpower Fuels, director of the Conchubar Infrastructure Fund, will speak at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. The lecture will be held in the framework of the Energy of Knowledge Program of the Global Energy Association.

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22nd May

Atomic energy on service of mankind. The Energy of Knowledge will take place in MEPhI

On May 29, Thomas Blees, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI), will deliver a lecture at the MEPhI National Research Nuclear University. The expert will speak on the state of the world energy system in the context of global climate problems, identify the main challenges in the field of energy that the world community is facing, and also will consider the future state of the world energy balance. The lecture will be held in the framework of the Energy of Knowledge Program of the Global Energy Association. The event will start at 11.00.

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22nd May

The Energy of Knowledge will take place in Higher School of Economics — National Research University

On May 27, Dr. Steven Griffith, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, executive vice-president for research and development of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology will deliver a lecture at the Higher School of Economics National Research University. The expert will speak on the global trends in the area of urbanization and on how important it is to create smart cities for the purposes of sustainable development. The lecture will be held in the framework of the Energy of Knowledge Program. The event will start at 14.00.

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22nd May

The Global Energy Prize laureate Sergey Alekseenko made a speech at the forum ARWE 2019

“The causes of the global climate change, related to the anthropogenic impact, need to be scientifically researched and proved,” confidently said laureate of the 2018 Global Energy Prize Sergey Alekseenko. At the panel discussion “Ratification of the Paris Agreement in Russia: Potential Impact on RES Sector Development” of the ARWE 2019 International Forum on Renewable Energy, the expert spoke on the structure of global energy consumption in implementing the Paris climate deal, the trends in the global energy industry and prospects for the development of renewable energy in Russia and in the world.

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22nd May

The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member will tell about RES in Asia

On May, 29 the Member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Managing Director at Asia Renewables, Head of Greenpower Fuels and Principal at Conchubar Infrastructure Fund William Byun will hold a lecture at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, State University (MIPT). The lecture will be within the Energy of Knowledge Program since 15.00 till 16.30.

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21st May

The Global Energy Prize laureate Sergey Alekseenko will present the RES prospects on the 2019 ARWE forum

On May 22, Sergey Alekseenko, the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureate, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, will speak at the ARWE 2019 International Forum on Renewable Energy. At the panel discussion “Ratification of the Paris Agreement in Russia: Potential Impact on RES Sector Development”, which will be held in the first day of the forum, the scientist will consider the structure of global energy consumption in implementing the Paris climate deal and the prospects for the development of renewable energy in Russia and in the world. The event will be held in the Plenary Hall at 16.10.

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20th May

15 scientists from 6 countries are the main nominees for the title of the Global Energy Prize laureates

The Global Energy Association represents the top-15 candidates who were included in the short list of candidates for the Global Energy Prize this year. Among the nominees are leading world scientists, representatives of the UK, Denmark, China, the Netherlands, Russia and the USA. The laureates will be announced on May, 30 during the official press conference.

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13th May

The 2019 Global Energy Prize laureates will be announced on May 30

On May, 30 the 2019 Global Energy Prize laureates` names will be announced at the TASS press center. The Prize annually recognizes outstanding scientific researches and developments in the field of energy, which help all mankind in solving the most acute energy problems. Since this year the Prize is given in three nominations “traditional energy”, “non-traditional energy” and “new ways of energy application”.

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6th May

The stuff of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee renewed

The Global Energy Association has rotated and approved a new membership of the International Award Committee. Thus, the new stuff of the International Award Committee was formed by 20 well-known scientists from 14 countries. British scientist Rodney Allam as Chairman of the International Award Committee was replaced by Rae Kwon Chung, UN Secretary-General`s High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair; Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

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25th April

Martin Green, the father of photovoltaics: "Solar concentrators will not replace traditional photopanels”

Arthur Ashkin, a 96-year-old inventor and 2018 Nobel laureate for developing optical tweezers, works on a technology to produce clean and cheap energy. According to the scientist, mirror concentrators can replace solar panels and make a revolution in the energy sector. Australian Professor Martin Green, the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureate, convinced that such ideas were in demand in the 70s of the XX century.

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22nd April

The Global Energy Prize laureate Sergey Alekseenko headed the center "Ekoenergy 4.0"

The National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) established the scientific and educational center “Ekoenergy 4.0”. Researches develop technology there to “transform” low-grade coal, agro-industrial waste and wood processing into an environmentally friendly source of heat and electricity. The Global Energy Prize laureate, RAS Academician and Professor of the scientific and educational center I. N. Butakova TPU Sergey Alekseenko became the Scientific Director of “Ekoenergy 4.0”.

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19th April

The Global Energy Association and NUST MISIS hold negotiations on cooperation

The representatives of the Global Energy Association and the National University of Science and Technology (MISIS) held negotiations on cooperation, during which they identified promising areas for joint work.

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19th April

The Global Energy Association`s experts determined the impact of the 4th industrial revolution on the energy sector

The fourth industrial revolution or as it is also called “Industry 4.0” is an era of innovation characterized by the transition to automated digital production, managed by intelligent systems in real time. The new type of industrial production is based on such technologies as big data, automation, blockchain, Internet of things, artificial intelligence, smart grids. It is obvious that the coming industrial reality will have a significant impact on all spheres of life. Experts of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit`s round table devoted to the fourth industrial revolution, considered the impact of “Industry 4.0” on the energy sector, assessed the benefits of technological innovations and possible risks.

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18th April

The Global Energy Association, World Energy Council (WEC) and MIEP MGIMO hold negotiations on cooperation

The Global Energy Association, the World Energy Council and the MIEP MGIMO hosted a meeting in the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy (MIEP MGIMO). Recognizing the importance of international energy cooperation and issues of sustainable energy development, the parties discussed issues of mutually beneficial partnership and the possibility of joint initiatives.

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18th April

Energy efficiency and renewable energy development – the main requirements for sustainable energy development

Universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is one of the 17 global goals of the UN 2030 agenda for sustainable development. One of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit`s round tables, held at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, was devoted to the discussion of the requirements for achieving this goal. Representatives of the energy sector from 6 countries identified the economic, environmental, social aspects of the energy goal of the 2030-agenda, as well as the role of international energy cooperation.

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15th April

The Global Energy Association experts assessed the young scientist`s project on optimization of power systems as the best

The winners of the Global Energy Youth Talks, which was held within the framework of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit in Germany, became known. According to the experts' assessment, the winner became Alexander Murray with a project of optimization algorithms in solving engineering problems in power systems. He received a special invitation to the 2019 Global Energy Prize Ceremony. The second winner, who received the audience award, became Holger Roehm with the development of special sunglasses.

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10th April

The energy of the new technological cycle requires large-scale investments and decisive political action

Humanity is about to usher in a new technological cycle, which implies structural changes in the economic model and a fundamental revision of the strategy for managing the energy system. Experts of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit taking place today, on April 10 at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), are convinced that this transition requires large-scale investments and decisive political action. While discussing the changes of the global energy landscape, the Summit’s participants identified ways to improve energy efficiency and named obstacles preventing the necessary deep transformation.

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9th April

Clean generation based on the Allam Cycle: the world's first zero-emission thermal power plant

On April 9, within the Zero day of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit, the 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate, Member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Technical Director of Net Power LLC Rodney Allam told the students of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, about the world's first TPP, which operates on the basis of a special cycle named in his honor. The technology allows to generate inexpensive and clean energy from hydrocarbon fuels without harmful emissions into the environment.

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3rd April

Fifty six thousand Euros for young innovators: the Global Energy Youth Program starts to accept the applications

The application period for the participation in the Global Energy Youth Program, which became international in 2019, starts on April, 10. Now young engineers from all over the world can take part in the contest for the best research project and implemented idea. The winners will receive grants for the continuation of research and personal awards in the amount of one million rubles each. The total prize fund of the program this year is 56 000 Euros.

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2nd April

The Global Energy Prize laureate Rodney Allam will make a report at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

On April 9, the 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate, Member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Technical Director of Net Power LLC Rodney Allam will tell the students of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) about his unique development, which allows to generate inexpensive and clean energy from hydrocarbon fuels. The scientist's speech will be held within the Zero day of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit.

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1st April

Watch the Global Energy Prize Summit live from Germany

Watch the live broadcast of the VIII Global Energy Prize Summit in English, in German, in Russian. The live broadcast will start on April 10th at 09.30 a.m. (German time).

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26th March

The Global Energy Youth Program became international

Building on its long-term experience in holding contests for young scientists in Russia, the Global Energy Association is bringing its Youth Program to the international level starting from 2019. Now young engineers from all over the world can take part in the contest for the best research project and implemented idea.

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20th March

The application period for the Global Energy Prize is over

The Global Energy Association completed the application period for the Global Energy Prize in 2019. All nomination submissions are handed over for professional examination. The final decision on the laureates’ selection will be taken by the International Award Committee, which consists of 20 honored experts from 14 countries. The names of new laureates will be announced on May 30, 2019.

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18th March

Energy in the new technological cycle: The VIII Global Energy Prize Summit in Germany

The VIII Global Energy Prize Summit will take place at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, on April 10, 2019. Under the heading “Energy in the new technological cycle” world-leading scientists, politicians and industry experts from 13 countries will meet to discuss the most pressing energy and climate challenges of today. Within the framework of this topic, a panel session and several round tables will be held at the Summit.

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13th March

THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE 2019 GLOBAL ENERGY PRIZE WILL LAST TILL THE 20TH OF MARCH

The nomination submissions for the 2019 Global Energy Prize will be accepted till March, 20 on the official website. Self-nomination for the Prize is not allowed.The names of new laureates will be announced on May 30, 2019.

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6th March

OLEG BUDARGIN BECAME CHAIRMAN OF THE GLOBAL ENERGY ASSOCIATION’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Vice-chairman of the World Energy Council Oleg Budargin became Chairman of the Global Energy Association Board of Trustees. The relevant decision was made by Board of Trustees’s general meeting.

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2nd March

Zhores Alferov passed away

On March 2, at the age of 89, an outstanding scientist, author of fundamental and works in the field of physics, the 2005 Global Energy Prize laureate passed away.

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27th February

THE GLOBAL ENERGY ASSOCIATION AND MIEP MGIMO: NEW PHASE OF COOPERATION

On February 27, the delegation of the Global Energy Association held a meeting with the senior representatives of the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy (MIEP) MGIMO to discuss the format of further cooperation.

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19th February

The Global Energy Association took a prize for the best award ceremony

The Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony won a prize of the International Festival of event marketing and communications BEMA in the nomination "Best award ceremony".

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18th February

The Global Energy Prize will be given in three nominations

According to the new statute, the Global Energy Prize will be given in 3 nominations since 2019: "Traditional energy", "Non-traditional energy" and "New ways of energy application". The Global Energy Association continues accepting nomination submissions on its official website. Names of new laureates will be announced at the end of May 2019.

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12th February

Boris Katorgin, founder of RD-180: "The Raptor's Success is doubtful"

The head of SpaceX Elon Musk declared that Raptor rocket engine reached an indicator of 268.9 bars and broke the record set by the Russian RD-180 engine. The creator of the rocket RD-180 engine Boris Katorgin, the Global Energy Prize laureate -2012, notes that there is no exact data for the assessment of this achievement.

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8th February

The Global Energy Association congratulates on the Day of Russian science!

The Day of Russian science is celebrated annually on February 8. The Global Energy Association`s team congratulates the Russian scientific community, employees of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and Head of RAS, Alexander Sergeev. The Global Energy Association wishes honored scientists to continue their contribution to the world scientific heritage and young researchers to implement the most daring ideas and continue their eminent predecessor`s traditions.

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4th February

Academician Alexey Kontorovich: the crisis in Venezuela has a political character

Alexey Kontorovich, the 2009 Global Energy Prize laureate, the Global Energy Prize International Committee member, commented on political crisis in Venezuela, and named the actions of the USA illegitimate according to the international law. He also gave an estimation of the effect caused by this conflict on the world oil market.

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29th January

Sergey Alekseenko: Kazakhstan needs to develop renewable energy

Sergey Alekseenko, the 2018 Global Energy Prize laureate, RAS Academician, called the opening of a solar power plant with a capacity of 100 megawatts in Sarani (Karaganda, Kazakhstan region) an important step in the development of renewable energy in the country.

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22nd January

The energy transformation will reshape the geopolitical map

Political and business leaders from around the world outlined the far-reaching geopolitical implications of the energy transformation driven by the rapid growth of renewable energy. “The changes can be as significant as those which have arisen as a result of transition from biomass to fossil-fuels have done over the last 200 years,” say the authors of the report "A New World", the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation experts.

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18th January

IN MEMORY OF THE OUTSTANDING SCIENTIST, THE 2007 GLOBAL ENERGY PRIZE LAUREATE GEOFFREY HEWITT

Geoffrey Hewitt, well-known British chemist and engineer, the 2007 Global Energy Prize laureate died on January 18, 2019. . Professor Hewitt devoted his life to the study of incredible phenomena at the boundaries of environments and the popularization of scientific knowledge.

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16th January

WFES – 2019: The Global Energy Association’s visit to Khalifa University

On January 16, within the business trip to the World Future Energy Summit 2019 (Abu Dhabi, UAE), the Global Energy Association’s delegation made a visit to Khalifa University to discuss the terms of partnership with the University. Khalifa University is the world recognized research center that is engaged in the development of the knowledge-intensive industry, it actively expands the international partners’ network and the program for innovations advance in the UAE and the region in general.

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15th January

Adnan Amin: Renewable energy sources to improve the overall welfare of humanity

“Renewables must account for at least two-thirds of total energy to achieve the goals of deep decarbonization and address the global warming by 2050,” considers Adnan Amin, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). He discussed the issue of climate change due to hydrocarbon emissions and other human-induced disturbance at a special panel session within the World Future Energy Summit 2019 (WFES) in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

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15th January

WFES – 2019: the Global Energy Association and Heriot-Watt University Dubai negotiations on cooperation

The Global Energy Association’s business program on the World Future Energy Summit 2019 (WFES) is underway. Today, on January 15, the Global Energy Prize Association’s delegation held a meeting with the representatives of Heriot-Watt University Dubai: Dr. Tadhg S. O’Donovan, Associate Head of School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, and Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Assistant Deputy Principal (Research and Innovation).

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15th January

WFES – 2019: the Global Energy Association delegation’s and Adnan Amin Director General of (IRENA) negotiations

The representatives of the Global Energy Association delegation held a special meeting with Adnan Amin, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), on the second day of the World Future Energy Summit 2019 (on January, 15) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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15th January

Diplomacy in the context of the global energy transition

"Development of bilateral diplomatic relations is the most effective tool of energy interest’s achievement," - considers Steven Griffiths, the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Member, Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST). The expert made a speech at the World Future Energy Summit 2019 (WFES) today in Abu Dhabi (UAE), where he examined the value of the international relations in the context of global energy transition.

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14th January

WFES – 2019: the Global Energy Association delegation and IEF Secretary General Sun Xiansheng negotiations

The annual World Future Energy Summit 2019 started on January, 14 in Abu Dhabi (UAE). It is one of the most authoritative event of the world energy industry. The delegation of the Global Energy Association traditionally participates in the event. Alexander Ignatov, acting President of the Global Energy Association, and Sun Xiansheng, IEF Secretary General, have held a meeting to discuss the needed formats of further mutual interaction.

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13th January

The Global Energy Association will participate in the World Future Energy Summit 2019

From 14 to 17 January 2019 the capital of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi will hold the annual World Future Energy Summit, one of the most influential events of the energy area. The global annual summit will gather the industry leaders, heads of large corporations, industry experts, investors and executives for discussion global energy problems. The delegation of the Global Energy Association traditionally takes part in the business program of the forum.

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11th January

Shuji Nakamura is developing a laser diode of new generation

SLD Laser company is a world leader in the commercialization of visible laser light sources, has announced the production launch of its LaserLight™ laser diodes for automotive and specialty lighting applications. Its co-owner, Dr. Shuji Nakamura has been developing LaserLight with a group of scientists. He is the 2015 Global Energy Prize laureate and Nobel Laureate in Physics (2014). The prototype of LaserLight for intelligent illumination is shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8 – 11, 2019.

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