Decarbonization of energy, investments in clean and new energy sources, as well as the creation of a dynamic low-carbon economy is a new paradigm that will help solve the pressing challenges facing humanity. It is the synthesis of the three "e" (energy, economy, ecology) that will be the decisive factor for the health of our planet, the laureates of the Global Energy Prize and members of the International Award Committee are convinced. They reached this conclusion on September 18, during the VI Global Energy Prize Summit, held at the HQ of the Euronews TV channel.
September 8, Astana hosted the international forum Kazenergy 2017 within the framework of the Russian day at EXPO. Leaders of the energy sector spoke at the event: the laureate of the Global Energy Prize 2017 - Michael Graetzel and members of the International Award Committee - Rae Kwon Chung and Stephen Griffiths. Angelina Davydova, Director of the Russian-German Bureau of Environmental Information and Remigijus Lapinskas, President of the World Association of Bioenergy (WBA), also attended the discussion. A member of the Supervisory Board of the Association, Russian economist and Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Arkadiy Dvorkovich, opened the session.
On September 1 the Global Energy Prize announces the beginning of the application period for the Energy of Youth contest. The winner of this All-Russian contest will be awarded 1 mln rubles grant for further research. Russian scientists from all regions not older than 35 years are welcomed to introduce their energy projects until November 1.