Laureate of the Global Energy Prize - 2017, Michael Graetzel got the international award in the field of nanotechnology RUSNANOPRIZE 2017 for developments in the field of nanomaterials and surface modification. The International Award Committee RUSNANOPRIZE 2017 awarded the prize to the scientist within the framework of the Open Innovations Forum. The award was also rewarded to Exeger, which is engaged in the commercialization of the developments of Professor Graetzel.
The Global Energy Prize summed up the results of the children's contest, realized within the framework of the All-Russian Festival of Energy Saving #VmesteYarche. The authors of the most energy-efficient harmful councils became pupils of primary and secondary schools from the Kirov, Arkhangelsk and Orenburg regions. As a prize, each of the kids will get a portable Bluetooth stereo speaker.
Admission applications for the contest the Energy of Youth - 2017 continues. This year, the Global Energy Association extends the deadline for applications until November 1, 2017.
The Global Energy Prize laureate 2017 - Michael Graetzel delivered a lecture on the Youth day at the Moscow State University.
Leonid Plotnikov, winner of the III All-Russian contest of implemented innovative energy projects the Energy of Breakthrough was awarded at the Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum - ‘Russian Energy Week’ (REW). A young innovator from Yekaterinburg received a grant of 1 million rubles for increasing the power and efficiency of internal combustion engines. The award was presented to the winner by the president of the Global Energy Association Igor Lobovsky, the Global Energy Prize laureate 2012 Boris Katorgin and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Global Energy Association - Alexander Shokhin.
Winners of the All-Russian contest of youth scientific projects in the field of energy, The Energy of Youth – 2016 got the Russian Federation Government Prize 2017 in the sphere of science and technology for young scientists.
Yesterday, within the framework of the Russian Energy Week, the second day of the VI Global Energy Prize Summit was held. The event gathered experts from four countries, including Russia, for a polemic discussion on Three E (Economics, Ecology, Energy) Synthesis Formation as a health factor of the Earth: The Hydrocarbon Époque – Opportunities for New Technology Development.
The Global Energy Prize laureate – 2017, Professor Michael Graetzel, has been named Doctor Honoris causa of the École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay.