The Global Energy Association celebrates its 17th birthday
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.
During the 17 years, the organization has achieved a lot. But there is no doubt, that the main achievements are the experts and laureates of the Global Energy Prize. This honorable list includes 39 laureates from 13 countries of the world; 3,500 best energy experts from 80 countries who have the right to nominate for the Global Energy Prize; an objective and the reputable International Award Committee, which has 20 members from 14 countries. The fundamental works and developments of these outstanding specialists made a unique contribution to the development of promising areas of the energy sector and became a breakthrough in solving the most important problems of energy efficiency and energy storage.
According to IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, the Global Energy Prize is one of TOP-99 international academic awards with the highest prestige and significance. It is the only award from Russia included in the IREG list. Moreover, the Global Energy Prize is included in the official list of the International Congress of Distinguished Awards (ICDA). In ICDA prestige rating the Global Energy Prize is in the category of “Mega Awards” for its laudable goals, exemplary practices and the overall prize fund.
The Global Energy Prize is not only a prestigious award, but also an international association, which provides support and recognition for the most significant industry projects. Special programs serve this purpose. These programs are aimed to attract young people into science, to encourage the commercialization of interesting ideas and to contribute to the objective coverage of industry issues in the media. “Under the auspices of the Global Energy Association different generations of young scientists and recognized industry experts unite to solve problems of the enerfy sector and develop technologies that can provide a “clean” and sustainable future for all. We have established a very solid foundation for achieving new goals. All of this would not be possible without the support of the international scientific community, business structures and, of course, our team. The basis of our productive work is friendly, open relations and a deep understanding of the processes of modern energy science. Happy birthday to all of us! ”- Head of the Global Energy Association Alexander Ignatov.