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Today one of this year`s most important events the energy field has happened: The Global Energy Prize 2016 laureate was announced during the official press conference in Moscow. This year prestigious award recognizes RAS academician Valentin Parmon – for a breakthrough development of new catalysts in the area of petroleum refining and the renewable sources of energy as a principal contribution into the energy of the future. The laureate will be awarded by the President of Russia with a golden medal and a serious endowment sum - RUB 39 million.
The Global Energy Prize laureate, Shuji Nakamura, got new recognition for his outstanding achievement in science and technology. Recently he has become the recipient of the Asian Award that honors Asian excellence and pays tribute to Asian success across all walks of life.
The Global Energy Prize is the 2016 SABRE Awards finalist for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. This is one of the most influential communication prizes. It recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding Reputation and Engagement (SABRE). The Global Energy Prize submitted for the contest its project – “Scientists as the XXI Century Super Heroes”. It was recognized as one out of the five best nominees in “Marketing to Youth” practice area.
The names of new laureates of prestigious international award - The Global Energy Prize – will be announced in TASS press center on April 28, 2016. This award acknowledges breakthrough achievements in the energy field. The 2016 laureates will receive golden medals from the Russian President within the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum and will share large sum of money – more than RUB 30 mln.
USA plans to replicate the technology of the Global Energy Prize laureate Boris Katorgin – his liquid-propellant rocket engines, RD-180, that are considered globally the best. They aim to do that within the next 6 years. Before the advent of country’s own engines, Washington will use the Russian products and therefore will buy 18 more engines from Russia for that purpose. Deputy Head of Pentagon Robert Work has recently declared this intention.
The Global Energy Prize laureate, Thorsteinn Sigfusson, discovered a groundbreaking way to produce electricity from low temperature geothermal water in a small scale. The technology is based on a micro-binary method and contains a number of novelties.