The short list of the nominees for the Global Energy Prize was announced today, May 25, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2018). Within the framework of the panel session ‘Science is doing what politics cannot do’ Rae Kwon Chung (Korea), the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member, unveiled the top 10 of candidates. Among the possible winners of the award, which recognizes annually breakthrough technologies in the field of energy from all over the world, are the world's leading scientists. They represent Australia, China, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia and the USA. The laureates of the Global Energy Prize will be announced on June 7, 2018 during the official press conference in Moscow.
The Global Energy Association and Euronews TV channel signed a new agreement of cooperation at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on May 24, 2018. It concerns strengthening the current international media partnership between the parties.
On May 24, 2018 the Global Energy Association started the first day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum with a business meeting along with its colleagues from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). During the negotiations, the president of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergeev Alexander and the acting president of the Global Energy Association Ignatov Alexander discussed the prospects for cooperation and further signing of a partnership agreement.
The names of new laureates of an international award - The Global Energy Prize – will be announced in TASS press center on June 7, 2018. The award annually acknowledges breakthrough achievements in the energy field, which help humanity to solve the most serious energy issues. During the solemn ceremony which will be held in the framework of the Russian Energy Week International Forum, the new laureates will receive golden medals, diplomas, honorary lapel badges and will share RUB 39 000 000 (approximately $ 700 000).
Journalists and media organizations from around the world can now make their submissions for the annual Energy of Words Contest beginning the 3 of May 2018. The Energy of Words aims to reward those who have written an illuminating story on the energy challenges faced worldwide or on any scientific innovation which provides new energy efficiencies.
The Global Energy association took part in the award ceremony for the winners of the All-Russian New Idea contest for the best scientific and technical development among the youth of enterprises and organizations of the fuel and energy complex in 2017.
The Global Energy Association announces the extension of the application submission for participation in the IV All-Russian competition of implemented innovative projects in the field of energy, the Energy of Breakthrough. The period has been prolonged due to the contestants` numerous requests. Registration will be open until June 30, 2018.
According to experts of the VII Global Energy Prize Summit, which was held today, April 18th, unprecedented policy actions will determine future energy mix. Fostering the climate of trust and encouraging international dialogue will serve as key instruments in the formation of balance in the digital world. This conclusion was made by well-known world scientists, politicians and industry experts from Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Italy, Korea, the UAE, Russia, the United States and France.
The VII Global Energy Prize Summit will take place at Energy Centre-Politecnico di Torino on April, 18 (Turin, Italy). World-leading scientists, politicians and industry experts from 8 countries will meet to discuss the most pressing energy and climate challenges. Modelisation and simulation of energy mix in the future digital world will be the centre of their attention.
Vladimir Nakoryakov died at the age of 82 years on April 1, 2018, reported Russian newswire TASS with reference to the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Vladimir Eliferievich was an outstanding scientist, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, laureate of the Global Energy Energy Prize - 2007 for the project "Physicotechnical Bases of Power Technologies — Hydrodinamics and Heat Exchange, Non-Stationary and Wave Processes in Multiphase Mediums".
There is a profitable alternative to silicon-based solar cells, the Global Energy Prize laureate-2017 Michael Graetzel is convinced. He highlighted his own development, the Graetzel cells, on March 27, within the Energy of Knowledge program. The scientist gave a lecture at KIT (Germany) on “Light and Energy – Mesoscopic Photosystems for the Generation of Electricity and Fuels from Sunlight”.
The Global Energy Prize laureate-2017 and inventor of dye sensitized solar cells Michael Graetzel is to give lecture at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) on Mesoscopic Photosystems for the Generation of Electricity and Fuels from Sunlight. It will be held on March 27, 2018 from 14:00 pm to 15:10 pm and streamed life at KIT`s website.
The Global Energy Prize laureate and nuclear power expert Lars G Larsson is to receive honorary doctorate at Chalmers University of Technology for his contributions to nuclear reactor safety in Sweden and abroad.
On March 1, the Global Energy Association starts accepting applications for participation in the IV All-Russian contest of implemented innovative energy projects, the Energy of Breakthrough. Scientists, students, PhD students and specialists of industry organizations under the age of 45 can take part in it. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018. The winner will receive a personal bonus of 1 million rubles.
The acceptance of nomination applications for the Global Energy Prize has been completed for the current year. The laureates of the XVI award cycle will be selected from 44 scientists representing 14 countries. Their names will be announced on June 7.
On March 1, the Global Energy Association starts accepting applications for participation in the IV All-Russian competition of implemented innovative energy projects Energy of Breakthrough. Russian scientists under the age of 45 can take part in it. The main criterion is the availability of own development, implemented in production. The winner will receive a personal bonus of 1 million rubles.
Yesterday, during a meeting of the Council for Science and Education, which Vladimir Putin hold in Novosibirsk, the Global Energy Prize laureate - 2016, the chairman of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Valentin Parmon, suggested the creation of a synchrotron radiation center and a large research complex for collective use.
The UN Commission on the limits of the continental shelf (CLCS) held its regular session yesterday in New York. In the period up to March 16, the experts should make their final decision on Russia's claim to the Lomonosov ridge and Mendeleev rive, which are rich with hydrocarbons. According to forecasts there are about 4.9 billion tons of fuel equivalent, and its extraction will require the development of equipment and technologies.