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