Moscow, 23 March. – Russia has significantly improved its national energy policy, which resulted in moving up to the 29th place in the World Energy Trilemma Index in 2020. The ranking is presented by the World Energy Council. Compared to the first Index published in 2018, Russia climbed 30 positions.
The Global Energy Association has completed its 2020/2021 nomination cycle and reception of candidatures for the prize of the same name, setting new records despite the pandemic.
Nikolai Shulginov and Oleg Budargin discussed cooperation between the Ministry of Energy of Russia and the World Energy Council within the framework of the working session.
On 10–11 December 2020, Siemens Energy will present its newest decarbonization solutions at the Russian Energy Week.
An event entitled ‘Decarbonzation as a principal trend and a prerequisite for future development of the energy industry’ will take place 10–11 December 2020 in Moscow at the Pavilion 55 of VDNKH as part of the Russian Energy Week. An exhibition ‘We fill our lives with energy. Let us change the future now!’ will accompany the busines programme. The event is organized by the Roscongress Foundation together with Siemens Energy AG, partner of the Russian Energy Week.
London, 9 October 2020. Today, on the closing day of World Energy Week, Dr Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General & CEO, World Energy Council, together with Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, announced the theme of the World Energy Congress 2022.
Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov chaired an interagency meeting in Moscow that focused on promoting the Russian youth agenda at large conventions, exhibitions, and international agencies. The meeting involved repre-sentatives of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Federal Agency for Youth Af-fairs, Rossotrudnichestvo, the Centre for Support of Youth Creative Initiatives (Roskulttsentr), the Centre for Support of Young Specialists, the Presidential Direc-torate for Interregional Relations and Cultural Contacts with Foreign Countries, and the Roscongress Foundation.
The World Energy Council is thrilled to announce the launch of WE Talks, our new platform for engaging inspirational leadership voices in conversation on energy.
This coming October Moscow will host one of the world’s most significant energy forums: Russian Energy Week. The event is organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Roscongress Foundation, and the Government of Moscow.
It is now clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will have a fundamental impact on the world’s energy systems and on the pace and direction of the global transition.
The ‘COVID-19: Accelerating a Better Energy Future for All’ online conference took place on 17 June, marking the launch of the Road to Congress 2022 online event series. Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak and Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council Angela Wilkinson were joined by leading experts in the energy sector to discuss their vision of the transition to a ‘new normal’ after the crisis. The conference was organized by the Roscongress Foundation and the World Energy Council with the support of the Global Energy Association and Rosseti.
An online conference entitled ‘COVID-19: accelerating a better energy future for all’ is set to be held on 17 June 2020 at 11:00 (BST)/13:00 (GMT+3). The event will be held in a digital format and will be broadcast live on Russia 24 and Bloomberg Live Go (Bloomberg Terminal subscribers only). The conference will be the first in a series of online events as part of Road to Congress 2020. These events will take place biannually in the run up to the 25th World Energy Congress (to be held on 24–27 October 2022 in St. Petersburg).