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July 28, 2021

Energy, Science, and Technology: Details at REW 2021

The business programme of Russian Energy Week, which will take place in person and remotely this year on 1315 October, will feature roundtables and thematic sessions on key issues concerning the development of the energy industry around the world. The Forum will provide a platform to discuss the main challenges faced by the energy sector and pressing issues concerning the development of the gas, oil, and coal industries. In addition, the REW programme traditionally includes such topics as: petrochemistry, the electric power industry, nuclear power, energy based on renewable energy sources (RES) as well as energy conservation and energy efficiency. The central event of the Forum’s business programme will be the plenary session on 13 October. Russian Energy Week is being organized by the Russian Ministry of Energy, the Roscongress Foundation, and the Moscow government.

“Today, the whole world is transitioning to green energy. Many experts believe this is one of the key trends in the global economy in the coming years. This process affects all industries – from digitalization to the study of climate change. This theme is important for the programme of the Russian Energy Week international forum, which will take place in October this year. The platform will bring together leading specialists and experts in the energy industry, representatives of influential international organizations and institutions, federal agencies, heads of Russian regions, and opinion leaders. I am certain that the Forum will produce a lot of new ideas for the development of the global energy industry and provide an impetus for making the necessary decisions,” said Anton Kobyakov, Advisor to the Russian President and Executive Secretary of the Russian Energy Week Organizing Committee.

Some of the largest energy companies in Russia and from around the world will present their latest projects and developments at the REW exhibition. Visitors will be shown a 360-degree film about Siemens Energy in a large-scale panoramic cinema with a full immersive effect. They will have a chance to see unique and unparalleled projects that serve as examples of ways to solve some of the most challenging environmental and social problems in the world. Guests will be able to take a virtual trip to the company’s most unique properties, flying from continent to continent, as the 5D effect enhances the viewing experience. This will offer a unique experience with the use of special modern technologies. In addition, the film will show a historical retrospective of the amazing almost two-century history of Siemens Energy in Russia and its contribution to the country’s development with the initial electrification of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

An official ceremony will be held during REW to present the Global Energy International Prize to the 2021 laureates. The Forum’s business programme will include a joint report by the Global Energy Association and the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) titled ‘Clean Technologies for the Sustainable Future of Eurasia’. The report is dedicated to supporting research and development of clean technologies in the energy industry as well as promoting and expanding energy cooperation in the Eurasian Economic Union.

This will be the fourth Russian Energy Week. The third forum took place in 2019 and brought together over 10,000 participants and media representatives from Russia and 115 foreign states and territories over four days. This year, the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow will host one of the main energy efficiency events in Russia and around the globe.

Discussions on the themes addressed at REW will continue at the World Energy Congress in St. Petersburg on 24–27 October 2022. The event is being organized by the Roscongress Foundation.