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RECOGNISING OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN ENERGY

The Global Energy Prize annually honors outstanding achievements in energy research and technology from around the world that are helping address the world’s various and pressing energy challenges.

2nd December

The Global Energy Prize laureates outlined the most visionary XXI century innovations

The 4th generation nuclear reactors, organic light-emitting diodes produced with 3D-printers and power stations with no chimneys – The Global Energy Prize laureates gathered to discuss the most visionary energy innovations of the nearest future. On December, 2 The Global Energy Prize Summit 2015 was held in Politecnico di Milano.

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23rd November

The world’s leading minds will outline the most visionary XXI century innovations in the energy field

The Polytechnic University of Milan will host The Global Energy Prize Summit`2015. On December 2, world-renowned scientists and leading experts from 6 countries will meet in one of the most prestigious technological universities in the world: the Polytechnic University of Milan. Global Energy Prize Summit` 2015 will be held in the format of an interactive moderated debate and will determine the most visionary innovations of the 21st century in the world and in the energy field. The most daring developmental forecasts of the industry will be made by the laureates of The Global Energy Prize and The Nobel Prize.

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20th November

ENES-2015: The Global Energy Prize laureates advised Russia to stick to its own interests

At the plenary session of the IV International Forum on energy efficiency and energy development ENES-2015 the Global Energy Prize laureates expressed their views on the prospects of the energy sector development in the world and in Russia in particularly

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20th November

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy have awarded the winners of «The Energy of Youth»

On November 19th members of the Board of Trustees of the “Global Energy”, Non-profit partnership, Deputy Prime Minister Arcady Dvorkovich and Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak awarded the winners of the XII All-Russian contest of Youth scientific projects «The Energy of Youth». Research teams from Korolev, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg received 1 million rubles each for the continuation of their research. Their technologies will solve the issue of new biofuel production and remote power supply of the aircrafts, as well as will bring Russian geological exploration to a new level.

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16th November

A unique promotion for the experts at the ENES -2015

The “Global Energy”, Non-profit partnership is the organizer of the eponymous international energy prize, which is being called by the world’s media as the “Energy Nobel”. Within the 4th International Forum on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving ENES-2015 the Partnership holds a unique promotion.

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10th November

The Global Energy Prize laureates will talk about the “bright future” of humanity

On November 19th, at the plenary meetings of the international forum on energy efficiency and energy saving ENES 2015 the Global Energy Prize laureates will give a speech. They will talk about the “bright future” that awaits humanity.

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5th November

Biofuels made from sawdust, oil fields laser exploration and remote power supply for drones.

The winners of the XII All-Russian contest the “Energy of Youth” proved that the future has already come. November 19, in Moscow, Russian Energy Minister, a member of the Board of Trustees of the "Global Energy", Non-profit partnership Alexander Novak, will award the winners of the XII All-Russian contest of Youth scientific projects, the “Energy of Youth”. Research teams from Korolev, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg will receive one million rubles each to encourage the continuation of their studies. Their technologies will solve the issue of new biofuel production and remote power supply of the aircrafts, as well as will bring Russian geological exploration to a new level.

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2nd November

The winners of the XII “Energy of Youth” Contest are announced in Moscow.

Today, on November 2nd, the winners of the XII All-Russian Contest of Youth Scientific Projects in the field of energy the “Energy of Youth” are declared in Moscow. The Expert Commission has chosen three groups of scientists who will get grants RUB 1 million each for the continuation of their research. This year’s winners come from Saint-Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Korolev.

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30th October

The new “Global Energy’s” program: the “Energy of Start”

The “Global Energy”, Non-profit partnership announces launch of the new program for those who are craving for a career in the field of energy – the “Energy of Start”.

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28th October

The "Energy of Youth" winner Dmitry Lopatin presented his revolutionary project at The Open Innovations Forum

One of the Energy of Youth most outstanding alumni – 2012 winner Dmitry Lopatin introduced his innovative product to potential investors. At the Open Innovations forum that opened today in Moscow the young scientist presented his project of flexible solar panels, which can become a new stage in the development of alternative energy.

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14th October

The Global Laureate is a Game Changer

The 2015 Global Energy Prize laureate, Shuji Nakamura, has received Asia’s Society Game Changer Award. This is the latest acknowledgment in his stream of honors that was given to him at United Nations Plaza, New York City.

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12th October

World Environmental Forum: Contributing to the Global Environment through Innovation in Technology

The Global Energy Prize laureate, Shuji Nakamura, participated in ASAHI World Environmental Forum-2015 that was held in Tokyo for the 8th time. He held a Special Talk “Contributing to the Global Environment through Innovation in Technology.”

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5th October

The “Energy of Youth” winner presented his innovations on International Investment Forum

The “Energy of Youth” winner, Dmitry Lopatin, presented his innovations on XIV International Investment Forum “Sochi-2015”. His projects- flexible solar panels and wireless charger – were displayed at Innovation stand of the Krasnodar region.

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5th October

Can science be sexy?

Igor Lobovsky, President of “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership on development of international research and projects in the field of energy, which manages the eponymous international energy prize, will hold a speech at “Open Innovations” Forum. Within the framework of round table “Can science be sexy?” he will present his vision of the fact that being smart and purposeful nowadays is not only honorable but profitable as well.

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10th September

The “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership’s President is the member of “MediaTEK” Expert Council

President of the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership Igor Lobovsky entered the Expert Council of All-Russian contest of the media, the press services of energy companies and regional administrations "MediaTEK." The spokesman for Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, is the head of the body. Heads of the largest federal business media, journalism departments of Russian universities, experts in the field of energy and representatives of public authorities are also in the Expert Council.

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9th September

The Global Energy Prize laureate’s research will be introduced into production in 2016

The Global Energy Prize laureate, Zhores Alferov’s research, will be introduced into production in Russia. According to TASS, mass production of solar cells based on semiconductor heterostructures will start in Novocheboksarsk in 2016.

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1st September

Three millions for innovation in energy: the application period for the “Energy of Youth” is about to open

On September, 1 the “Global Energy”, Non-Profit Partnership announces the beginning of application period for participation in the XII All-Russian contest of Youth scientific projects “The Energy of Youth”. Young Russian scientists under 35 years of age from all regions of country are eligible for the grant. The due date for application is October, 15. Each winner will receive a grant of RUB 1 mln. for the continuation of research. The total prize fund – RUB 3 mln.

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28th August

The fourth stage of “Energy of Adventure” program: 10 days cycling

On August, 29 the fourth stage of the “Energy of Adventure” program of the “Global Energy”, Non-Profit Partnership is starting. According to its tradition, the Partnership holds this cycling tour under the theme of energy-efficiency. This time the program’s participants are heading to the heart of Europe: the Switzerland. From this destination they will cover 300 km cycling up to Italy.

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27th August

Energy of sun for the “Energy of Adventure”: energy-efficient cycling

Very soon, just in 2 days, the fourth stage of “Energy of Adventure” program of the “Global Energy”, Non-profit partnership is starting! This time a team of bright travelers will cover 300 km on bicycles from Switzerland to Italy. During this trip they will actively use the energy of sun. How do they manage?

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27th August

Engineering a sustainable society with power semiconductor devices

The 2015 Global Energy Prize laureate, Jayant Baliga, gave a presentation to the IEEE Electron Device Society. He presented his idea of engineering a sustainable society with power semiconductor devices.

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26th August

Anniversary greetings!

Today a talented and authoritative Russian scientist, the 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate and Vice President of RAS Valery Kostuk is celebrating his 75th anniversary.

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24th August

The “Global Energy” has awarded winners of the Inter-regional competition of engineering solutions

This weekend, on August 22, the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership has award winners of Inter-regional competition of engineering solutions. It took place in Tomsk within the V Inter-regional Summer Educational Forum “Energy of Youth”. The event has brought together more than 100 future energy specialists of Russia to learn how to prevent accidents in the energy system.

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22nd August

Anniversary greetings

Today, on August, 22 our distinguished laureate – Rodney John Allam – is celebrating his 75 anniversary.

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17th July

Young scientist Dmitry Lopatin won`t be sent to jail for his invention

Good news have just arrived from Krasnodar! The Prosecutor's Office of Krasnodar Region will not require a tougher punishment for The Energy of Youth 2012 winner Dmitry Lopatin. Dmitry`s lawyer Nikolay Ostroukh confirmed this information.

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19th June

The Global Energy Prize awarded in St. Petersburg

The official Global Energy Prize award ceremony took place today on the 19th of June in St. Petersburg /Russia/ during the St. Petersburg Economic Forum. This year’s prize was awarded to Shuji Nakamura -professor of the University of California /USA/ and B. Jayant Baliga - Professor of North Carolina University /USA/. The revolutionary inventions of two scientists changed the modern energy sphere and brought enormous commercial effect.

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18th June

Energy consumption reduction – on of the main tasks of the global society

The Global Energy Prize laureate’s press-conference was held today, on June, 18th within the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum platform. Despite of the significant oil price drop and consequent cutting of energy resources saving, energy consumption reduction should remain one of the priority tasks of global society, the scientists believe.

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17th June

Innovations in the energy field were discussed in Saint Petersburg

Two days prior to the GEP Award Ceremony the 2015 Global Energy Prize laureates –Jayant Baliga and Shuji Nakamura – spoke with the journalists of St. Petersburg for the first time. Within the press-conference on innovations in energy-efficiency and energy-saving in Russia they have presented their revolutionary technologies that had changed modern energy field and resulted in incredible social and economic effect. The laureates also shared their view on the development of Russian and global energy innovations. Young generation of scientists was represented by the winners of All-Russian contest the “Energy of Youth”.

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17th June

The GEP laureates visit OSJC “Power machines”

Today, on June 17th, the GEP laureates - Professor of University of California in Santa Barbara, the 2014 Nobel Prize laureate in Physics Shuji Nakamura and Distinguished Professor of North Carolina University Jayant Baliga - met with the leaders and specialists of construction bureau of the OSJC “Power machines”.

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16th June

The annual scientific symposium “Energy of thought” has opened the “Global Energy” laureate’s week

Today, on June 16th, the scientific symposium “Energy of thought” has opened the “Global Energy” laureate’s week. It took place at the Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University LETI.

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5th June

The main event of the GEP is due in two weeks!

The 13th solemn Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony will be held exactly in two weeks, on June 19th. Professor Shuji Nakamura and Professor Jayant Baliga, who are being recognized this year, have made revolutionary inventions that were commercialized and have helped the whole humankind achieve an incredible economic effect. The 2015 laureates will be awarded by the President of Russia and will get an endowment sum of $ 33 mln.

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4th June

“Global XXI Century Energy Trends” Press Conference

“Global XXI Century Energy Trends” Press Conference will be held in the Press Centre (Pavilion 6), Conference hall 6.1, on June, 18, 2015, at 15:00.

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2nd June

The Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony for the 2015 GEP laureates

The Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony will take place on the 19th June 2015 at 13-00 in the Pavilion 7A, Conference Hall 7.1. The prize is awarded by the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

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1st June

The “Global Energy” press-conference: Energy-efficiency and energy-saving innovations in Russia

The 2015 Global Energy Prize laureates – Shuji Nakamura and Jayant Baliga – will be speaking before journalists of St. Petersburg for the first time two days prior to the GEP Award Ceremony. Russian young scientists – the winners of the “Energy of Youth” All-Russian contest – will be performing as well.

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29th May

The “Global Energy” passes the “Energy of Education” to the best Universities of Russia and CIS

Today the “Global Energy”, Non-profit Partnership’s President Igor Lobovsky has presented the “Energy of Education” Award to the best High Educational Institutions of the 3rd All-Russian championship in fuel and energy cases.

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18th May

The Global Energy Prize laureate Leonard Koch died at the age of 94

The Global Energy Prize laureate, the member of National Engineering Academy of the USA Leonard J. Koch, died in Arizona at the age of 94

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28th April

“Global energy”: power mix up to 2050

The Global Energy Prize laureates and the GEP International Award Committee members have determined the global power mix structure up to 2050.

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23rd April

The 2015 Global Energy Prize laureates are announced in Moscow

Today one of the most important events of the year in the field of energy has happened: the Global Energy Prize laureates were announced during the official press conference in Moscow. This year this prestigious award recognizes Professor Jayant Baliga – for innovation in the field of energy control and distribution and Professor Shuji Nakamura - for invention, commercialization and development of energy efficient white LED lightning technology. The laureates will be awarded by the President of Russia with golden medals and huge endowment sum - RUB 33 mln.

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20th April

The “Global Energy” foresight-session: energy forecast up to 2050

Tomorrow, on April 21, the Global Energy Prize laureates and Global Energy International Award Committee members will predict global energy development up to 2050 through the foresight.

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16th April

The Global Energy Prize laureates 2015 will be announced on April 23rd

On April 23rd in 11 am, in TASS press-centre the Global Energy Prize laureates will be announced for the 13th time. The award acknowledges significant contributions in energy filed aimed at society’s energy problems solution. Quite often journalists call it “Energy Nobel”. 2015 laureates will be awarded by the President of Russia with golden medals. Besides that they will get a huge endowment sum – RUB 33 mln.

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14th April

The Global Energy Prize laureate Fhilipp Rutberg died at the age of 84

The Global Energy Prize laureate, RAS academician, Director of the Institute for Electrophysics and Electric Power in died in St Petersburg at the age of 84.

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3rd March

Innovative solutions of the Global Energy Prize laureates were presented to international experts of Power-Gen Russia

Today innovative solutions of the Global Energy Prize laureates were presented to experts from 12 countries of the world during the leading energy event, Power-Gen Russia. Partnership’s President Igor Lobovsky hold speech on strategic session “Energy Solutions and Innovations”.

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18th February

Anniversary greetings!

Today the 2014 Global Energy Laureate Lars Gunnar Larsson is celebrating his anniversary. He is a globally renowned expert on nuclear power plant safety and utilization of radioactive waste.

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17th February

An unbiased investigation of corruption in China has won the international competition "Energy of Words"

An article about corruption schemes of the oil business in China has won an international media competition "Energy of Words". For the first time in a long history of the contest a reporter from an authoritative Chinese media group Caixin Media was recognized as the best. The author of this investigation is a special correspondent Kaixi Huang. The competition is held by “Global Energy” Non-profit Partnership.

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2nd February

Anniversary greetings!

Today a prominent Russian scientist, the Global Energy Prize laureate, academician of Russian Academy of Sciences Evgeniy Velikhov celebrates his 80’s anniversary

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22nd January

The World Future Energy Summit: day 4

Today was the last day of the WFES 2015. It was dedicated to the solar and wind projects around the world. Experts discussed the risks and opportunities of developing and operating utility-scale solar plants and wind farms around the world.

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21st January

The World Future Energy Summit: day 3

Today, within the 3rd day of business program of the WFES, the member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Head of Oil and Gas Department of Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences Tatiana Mitrova took a speech. She delivered her view on the global energy trends and the impact of technological breakthroughs on the energy markets.

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20th January

The World Future Energy Summit: Day 2

During the 2 day of the WFES 2015 the GEP team visited Masdar City – the first ecological city of the world that will fully operate on the renewables’ energy. Its construction is paid attention to globally.

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19th January

The World Future Energy Summit: Day 1

The World Future Energy Summit’2015 is opened today in the capital of UAE Abu Dhabi. The Global Energy Prize official delegation led by its President Igor Lobovsky is taking part in it for the 4th time and examines the last energy trends.

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16th January

The GEP team will participate in the World Future Energy Summit 2015

One of the most noticeable events in the energy field - World Future Energy Summit 2015 - will take place in Abu Dhabi from 19 – 22 of January. The GEP team lead by its President Igor Lobovsky will participate in it for the 4th time. The summit will host 26000 visitors from 155 countries of the world.

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15th January

The Central European Regional Support Committee is established!

The Central European Regional Support Committee of the Global Energy Prize was established in Frankfurt, Germany. The first meeting of an initiative group on its creation took place today, on the 15th of January. The event’s participants decided to join Committee that will operate in Central Europe.

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12th January

Anniversary greetings!

Today a prominent Russian scientist, 2009 Global Energy Prize Laureate, RAS academician Nilkolai Laverov celebrates his 85th anniversary! The “Global Energy” Partnership team congratulates Mr. Laverov and wishes good health and infinite energy for new achievements!

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