The Global Energy Association announces the official start of the nomination cycle for the Global Energy Prize. The application process will start on December 1st. Self-nomination for the Prize is not acceptable. The right to nominate candidates for the Prize is given to well-known and respected scientists. Applications will be accepted until March 20th, 2020.
The Global Energy Association has identified winners of the first cycle of the Global Energy Youth Program. The winners are researchers from Russia and China. Each of them will receive a monetary reward in amount of USD 16, 000 (1 million rubles). Three scientists have won in the ‘Idea’ nomination and one person in ‘Startup’. This year, projects submitted for the competition were related to the fields of energy efficiency, use of the organic renewable materials instead of fossil resources, and analysis of the widespread influence of electromagnetic radiation on humans. Applicants from the UK, Hong Kong, China, the UAE and Russia took part in the contest.
Head of the Global Energy Association Alexander Ignatov and Chairman of the Global Energy Association’s Board of Trustees Oleg Budargin held a working meeting with Elena Shmeleva, the Co-Chair of the ONF Central Headquarters, the head of the Sirius Educational Center and a member of the presidium of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation on science and education. The main topic of the meeting was the creation of permanent scientific and educational platform for the support and development of young Russian researchers interested in clean energy development.
The Global Energy Association is a non-governmental organization with a particular focus on popularization and development of industry research, as well as promotion of energy cooperation. Since 2002, the organization went through the long transformational path, but the main goal remains the same - the consolidation of efforts of the professional community to find solutions that can solve global energy problems.