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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 May

Michael Graetzel discussed the latest developments in the field of solar energetics with colleagues from the MGU

In the framework of the program Energy of Knowledge, laureate of the Global Energy Prize 2017 Michael Graetzel met with colleagues from Moscow State University. He took part in the seminar of the Laboratory of New Materials for Solar Energy (Faculty of Materials Science and the Faculty of Chemistry of Moscow State University) and he discussed further ways of developing a joint project on perovskite solar cells with the young scientists of the University.

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31st May

The Global Energy Prize passed the Energy of Education to best universities of Russia

May 31, Laureate of the Global Energy Prize 2014 Ashot Sarkisov has presented the Energy of Education Award to the best High Educational Institutions of Russia for the organization of qualifying stages of «Case-In» International Engineering Championship.

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30th May

Young scientists presented innovations in the energy sector In St. Petersburg

On the eve of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian young scientists presented their own developments in the energy sector in St. Petersburg. Studies that are already recognized at the highest level, allow to bring to a new level Russian geological prospecting, as well as solve issues of remote energy supply, aircraft and the production of new biofuel generation.

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30th May

World production of solar panels is developing at an active pace

June, 2 in St. Petersburg, within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the solemn ceremony of the Global Energy Prize will take place. On the eve of this event, the laureate of 2017 - Professor of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the world-famous scientist Michael Graetzel - spoke about his developments that offer simple and effective solutions for power generation and increase the world production of solar panels.

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29th May

GEP laureate 2017 visit the OSJC “Power machines”

Today the scientific symposium Energy of Thought was held. It was attended by the General Director of Power Machines, Roman Filippov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Science and Higher School of the Government of St. Petersburg, Irina Ganus, the President of the Global Energy Prize, Igor Lobovsky, the laureate 2017 - Michael Graetzel, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor of the PTI. A.F. Loffe - Vyacheslav Andreev and young winners of the Energy of Youth program: Alexey Bychkov, Sergey Kashcheev and Ivan Matsak.

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26th May

THE GEP INVITES TO THE PRESS CONFERENCE "Global Energy Trends of the 21st Century"

June 1, 2017 at 14.30 in the Press Center of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum ("Working area for journalists") will be held a press conference the "Global Energy Trends of the 21st Century"

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26th May

The Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony

The Global Energy Prize Award Ceremony will be held at Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 2, 2017. The 2017 laureate – Swiss scientist Michael Graetzel – is expected to be awarded with the golden medal by the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The prize fund amounts to 39 million rubles.

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25th May

The Scientific and Practical Symposium of Global Energy Prize in Power Machines

May 29, a scientific and practical symposium Energy of Thought will be held in Power Machines. The event is annually taking place as part of the Laureates' Week of the Global Energy Prize.

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23rd May

The Global Energy Prize Youth Day

June 1, the Global Energy Prize Youth Day will take place on the venue of the St. Petersburg State University of Economics. Attention will be focused on the winners of youth-orientated programs: Energy of Youth and Energy of Start.

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22nd May

The GEP invites to the press conference "Innovations in the field of energy efficiency and energy saving in Russia"

Three days prior to XV Global Energy Prize Awards ceremony - world-known Swiss scientist Michael Graetzel laureate 2017 will perform before journalists of St.-Petersburg for the first time. Young Russian scientists – winners of the all-Russian contest of youth scientific projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Youth will also take a part in the press conference.

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19th May

The main event of the Global Energy Prize is due in two weeks!

The 15th solemn Global Energy Prize Award ceremony for the laureate Michael Graetzel who is the world-recognized global leader in the field of solar energy is due in two weeks. The scientist is recognized for transcendent merits in development of low cost and efficient solar cells, known as «Graetzel cells», aimed to creation of cost-efficient, large-scale engineering solutions for power generation. The Swiss chemist will be awarded by the President of Russia, and will receive a monetary reward of 39 million rubles.

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