Russian Deputy Minister of Energy Anton Inyutsyn chaired a meeting of the working group in charge of drafting the business programme for the ‘Russian Energy Week’ International Forum.
An EFEA Awards 2018 ceremony was held on 18 January as part of the Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA).
On 21 December 2017, the Organizing Committee for preparing for and holding the Russian Energy Week 2018 International Forum held a meeting chaired by Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.
The Agency for Strategic Initiatives held a business breakfast for foreign partners ‘Business Climate in Russia: Achievements and Challenges?’ in Moscow on 19 December 2017. It was attended by representatives of Russian official and business communities and the expert community, as well as of the diplomatic missions of Argentina, Greece, Malaysia, South Africa, Belarus, etc.
The second ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum, Russia’s biggest annual trade event dedicated to analysing trends in the global fuel and energy complex, will take place in Moscow and St. Petersburg on 3–6 October 2018 with support from the Ministry of Energy of Russia.
Head of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum Denis Osadchy gave an interview to Neftegaz.RU Information Agency in which he spoke about the benefits of SPIGF, the main objectives of the event and plans for the future.
The Roscongress Foundation has presented Russia’s key economic forums to volunteers from Russian regions as part of the All-Russia Volunteers’ Forum, which is taking place in Moscow on 4–6 December 2017. The Forum was attended by some 4,000 participants.
U.S. physicists accidentally discovered that graphene can generate energy with the help of the environment and will become a game changer in energy and bionics in the near future.
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated the management and staff of the Roscongress Foundation in an address to mark the organization’s tenth anniversary.
MOSCOW, 23 November - The 4th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit opened on Tuesday in Santa Cruz, Bolivia and will continue through 24 November. Energy ministers from 12 countries are meeting to discuss energy markets, the role of natural gas in the development of the global energy industry and continued cooperation on energy.
Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov and France’s new Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann met in Moscow at the initiative of the French side. On the agenda was a wide range of issues related to promoting and stimulating trade relations between the two countries. A separate set of questions concerned how France will participate in the international economic events set to take place in Russia in 2018.
The world has passed the point of no return. Clean energy technologies have matured and a producers’ market has been established. According to International Energy Agency estimates, the cost of components for sea-based wind-power plants will drop 15% and of those for solar generators 25% by 2021. Replication of standard solutions for renewable energy helped green energy projects surpass all of the world’s coal-fired power plants in combined installed capacity two years ago. Russia has only just embarked on generating renewable energy on a mass scale but growth is inevitable – just look at the new renewable energy projects in its regions.