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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.

Moscow will host the Global Energy Prize Summit`2016

The world's best minds to discuss the contigency plan of the world energy development: the Global Energy Prize Summit to take place in Moscow. The Summit`2016 is scheduled for November 23 and is planned to unite the world’s best scientists and leading experts from 6 countries for polemic discussion on the following topic: “Contingency plan for the world energy”. The Global Energy Prize Summit is a key event of the 5th International Forum on Energy Efficiency and Energy Development. The future of energy industry will be shaped by the Global Energy Prize laureates, the members of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee and Nobel Prize winners.

The Global Energy Prize Summit’2016 participants are expected to tackle such burning issues as providing enough energy for all countries in “confined world” and meeting the requirements of COP21, which can turn into the guidance for world leaders. Moreover, the scientists will discuss innovations capable of providing the world energy safety.

According to the UN standards, the world sustainable development, in particular, aims at achieving by 2030 overall access to affordable, reliable and contemporary energy services. “Solving the problem of energy hunger is a true challenge that mankind needs to deal with by means of new energy technologies”, – believes the Chairman of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Nobel Prize winner Rodney John Allam.

Climate change consequences, decentralization of energy, cost reduction of energy efficient technologies, hydrogen energy and development of technology implying long-distance electric energy transmission with minimal loses – these are only several topics that will be covered by the world renowned scientists.

As a reminder, the Global Energy Prize Summit is held annually in order to discuss the most urgent problems of the energy industry and work out mechanisms of their solution. The Global Energy Prize laureates of various years meet with the industry leading experts and authority representatives on the annual basis. The first summit took place in Moscow in 2012. Since then the event was held in Brussels (Belgium), Singapore and Milan (Italy) always attracting the audience’s interest including the scientific community, world press, public, as well as business and politics leaders.

The Global Energy Prize Summit`2016 participants:
1. Rodney John Allam (UK)
, director of Technology for NET POWER LLC (2004-2008), the Global Energy Prize laureate 2012
2. William Il young Byun (Singapore), managing director at Asia renewables, the member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee
3. Aleksey Kontorovich (Russia), scientific supervisor at Institute of oil geology and geophysics. academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2009
4. Nikolay Kudryavtsev (Russia), rector of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
5. Boris Katorgin (Russia), academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of research and education centre “Energophizicheskiye sistemy” at Moscow Aviation Institute, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2012
6. Valentin Parmon (Russia), research advisor at the Institute of Catalysis under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, RAS academician, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2016
7. Klaus Riedle (Germany), Board member at VDI-GEU, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2005
8. Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson (Iceland), General Director at Innovation Centre Iceland, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2007
9. Vladimir Fortov (Russia), President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2013
10. Rae Kwon Chung (South Korea), the member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Advisor to the Chair of HELP (High-level Expert and Leaders Panel) on Water and Disaster for the Secretary-general of the UN, the Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007

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