REW 2018 to Include Discussion on Electric Power Industry Organizations Preparing for Autumn-Winter
During the Russian Energy Week 2018, the ‘All-Russian Conference on Preparations by Electric Power Organizations for the Autumn-Winter Period 2018–2019’ will take place.
The meeting will be attended by Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, executives and chief engineers of large energy companies (Rosseti, Rosenergoatom, RusHydro, Inter RAO, Gazprom Energoholding as well as other large generating and distributing companies and the System Operator of the Unified Energy System), regional authorities and representatives of municipal units for reliability improvement. The Russian Ministry of Construction of will co-organize the event.
In addition to the All-Russian meeting, participants will have a chance to attend other events within the the business programme of the Russian Energy Week International Forum, including the session ‘Modernizing Thermal Generating Capacity in the Electric Power Industry’, presentation of the heat supply system efficiency rating of the Russian regions, the meeting of Chief Engineers of heat suppliers, the discussion ‘The Russian Energy Grid: A Dialogue with Suppliers’, the meeting of Chief Engineers of electric grids, presentation of the energy efficiency rating of grid companies, the lecture ‘Renewable Energy in Russia: Current State and Prospects’ by Anatoly Chubais, the sessions ‘Renewable Energy Sources in Russia: From the Wholesale Market to Supplying Energy to Isolated Regions’, ‘Gas-powered and Electric Vehicles in Russia: Possible Development Rates and Strategies’, ‘A City Without Accidents: Reliable Engineering Systems and High-Quality Utilities as a Foundation for Creating a Comfortable Environment’, and others.
The events will be attended by Alexey Texler, First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation; Vyacheslav Kravchenko and Andrey Cherezov, Deputy Ministers of Energy; Evgeny Grabchak and Pavel Snikkars, heads of Energy Ministry departments. In total, over 4,000 representatives of companies, regulators, suppliers and manufacturers, experts in the Russian and global electric power industry will gather at REW 2018 in Moscow on 3–6 October.
The Russian Ministry of Energy and the Roscongress Foundation recommend that representatives of the electric power industry, experts, suppliers and manufacturers of equipment, marketing companies register for participation in the Forum at the http://rusenergyweek.com/ website no later than 20 September 2018, and receive the accreditation badge in advance.
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