The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee
Rae Kwon Chung
The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chairman. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, Professor Emeritus at Institute of Convergence, Science and Technology of Incheon National University
Supervisor of the Geoecology Department, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
Founding Director & CTO at KVI Holdings
Director of the Melentiev Energy Systems Institute of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of RAS, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor
Deputy Director General – Science at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Turkey has completed construction of the 558 MW Yusufeli hydropower plant (HPP) equipped with the world’s fifth largest arch dam. Its height is 275 metres. The project is implemented in the Chorokh River basin in the northeast of the country.
China will retain its leadership in the coming years in production of steam coal used as a raw material for power plants. According to the Global Energy Monitor, by July 2022, China’s steam coal mining projects at the pre-investment stage had a capacity of 368 million tons of coal per year, with a further 19 million tons coming from the projects where mining of steam and coking coal will be shared.
Company Petronas has made a final investment decision on the CO2 capture, storage and utilisation (CCUS) project in the Kasawari gas field, 200 km off the coast of the Bintulu region, northern Malaysia. The project capacity is up to 3.3 million tons of CO2 equivalent per year, which makes it the largest CCUS initiative undertaken in the offshore oil and gas production.