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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.

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.

The Youth day will start at 14.00 on the territory of St. Petersburg State University of Economics. During the event, young scientists - winners of all-Russian contest of youth scientific projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Youth - 2015 will tell about their developments. The main topics will be - using of a laser scanner to detect gas and oil reserves; remote energy suppling of aircrafts and robotic devices with infrared radiation on the earth and in space; creation of a new generation biofuel. Winners will also share the results and tell everybody of how funds allocated by the Global Energy Association have influenced on the continuation of their research in the energy area. It is to be recalled that the annual prize fund of the contest is 3 million roubles.

Whereas the winners of the all-Russian contest Energy of Start, aiming at the formation of students' conscious choice of future profession, will present their development - «SolarBOX12V». This mobile solar power station created by them allows providing uninterrupted power supply for the electrical equipment designed to power 12V DC and enables to charge mobile devices and power the lamps.

The event will end with the discussion of the current energy problems among all the young people.

Starting time: 14:00

Venue: St. Petersburg State University of Economics (Griboyedoa Canal Embankment, 30-32, Convention Hall of an academic council)

Additional Information:
Natalia Naumova, naumova@ge-prize.org, +7 495 739 54 35

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