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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.

31st October

The winner of the All-Russian contest the “Energy of Breakthrough” was awarded in Skolkovo

The awarding ceremony of the winner of the 2nd All-Russian contest of implemented innovative projects in the field of energy, the “Energy of Breakthrough”, Mikhail Chernetsky took place on October 27th in the framework of the “Open Innovations” forum in Skolkovo Technopark. The scientist received the award for the research project, which opens new perspectives in the coal-based energy.

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24th October

Today The Global Energy Prize is taking congratulations on its BIRTHDAY!

14 years ago the project joined the scientific energy world and became its indispensable part. We are more than happy to share with everyone our festive mood and energy, as well as to send the rays of happiness and joy to the prize laureates to Great Britain, the United States, Japan, Germany, Ukraine, Iceland, Canada, France and Sweden. Another ray of happiness goes to the Russian scientists – the Prize laureates of various years!

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21st October

The young scientist’s innovation brings clean air and clean profit

On October 27th in the framework of “Open innovations” forum the winner of the second All-Russian competition of implemented innovative projects in the field of energy “The Energy of Breakthrough” Mikhail Chernetskiy will be awarded. Mikhail is a senior research fellow at The Institute of Thermal Physics under the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences. His project is widely implemented in Russian and foreign companies and meets the coal-fired power industry’s main challenges, making the coal burning more effective and ecologically safe.

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20th October

“The Energy of Youth” - 2015 winner spoke about drones in a “Smart city”

Ivan Matsak, the winner of XII All-Russian contest “The Energy of Youth” participated in the panel discussion “Smart city” in the framework of the 5th international electric power forum Rugrids-Electro. The young scientist told the audience how the unmanned aerial vehicles help to provide reliability and safety of hard-to-access onfrastructure, to prevent accidents. Ivan also shared the latest achievements in drones' remote charging.

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20th October

Paradigm shift of economics for low-carbon future

Sixth HSE International Academic Conference on Foresight and STI Policy was held on October, 19th. One of the key speakers of the Conference was the member of The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, the Nobel peace prize laureate Rae Kwon Chung. The scientist dedicated his speech to the paradigm shift of the economy to a low-carbon future.

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19th October

The Nobel Prize winner: Russia will improve the feasibility of Asia Super Grid

The member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, the Nobel Prize winner Rae Kwon Chung spoke at the key plenary session of Rugrids-Electro Forum. Within “Power industry 4.0. On the threshold of global technological changes” theme the scientist praised Russia`s role in the development of the North-East Asia Super Grid and explained why it will improve the project feasibility.

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17th October

The Rugrids-Electro participants to “build” a smart city with the help of “The Energy of Youth” winner Ivan Matsak

On October 18th Ivan Matsak, the head of the research group at JSC S. P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation “Energia”, the winner of “The Energy of Youth” - 2015 will take part in the panel discussion “Smart city” in the framework of the international electric power forum “Rugrids-Electro”. Participants of this discussion will find out the way to transform an ordinary city into a smart one by means of rational distribution of resources, technology and energy.

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17th October

The Global Energy Prize will help the Rugrids-Electro participants to learn how to think “out-of-the-box”

On October 19th in the framework of the 5th Rugrids-Electro forum the “Global Energy” Non-profit Partnership will hold an interactive session «Think differently: success stories of the Global Energy Prize laureates”. The session’s unusual format is aimed at involving the Rugrids-Electro participants into the world of creativity; it also reveals the Prize laureates from a different angle.

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13th October

The Nobel Prize winner: energy industry needs new technologies and economic model

What global technological alterations are to happen in energy field and why this requires profound change in the current economic model? How can electric grid connect Russia, China, Japan, South Korea and Mongolia? What does the Global Energy Prize have to do with this? The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member, the Nobel Peace Prize winner Rae Kwon Chung will cover all these issues and many more others in his presentations.

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11th October

Innovation in the nomination!

The period of accepting applications for the Global Energy Prize has started for three thousand experts from eighty-three countries around the world. The beginning of the 15th anniversary nomination cycle is marked by the launch of a new application submission system for the Prize.

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5th October

The Global Energy Prize laureate bets on lasers to replace LED

The 2015 Global Energy Prize laureate Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of blue LED, says laser diodes are the future of lighting – and have compelling advantages over LED.

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4th October

The Rugrids-Electro participants to choose a nominee for the Global Energy Prize 2017

The “Global Energy” Non-Profit Partnership, the organizer of the like-named international energy prize, will present a unique promotion initiative in the framework of the 5th international electric power forum Rugrids-Electro. Guests of this forum will be able to choose a nominee for the Global Energy Prize 2017. The “Energy Nobel” laureates (the world’s media calls the Global Energy Prize this way) will be announced in April 2017.

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