Acceptance of applications for the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award has been prolonged till October, 31. The Award shortlist will be available on November, 2; then the International Expert Council will start analyzing the claimed projects. Names of the winners in six nominations will be known on December, 11, at the Congress Center of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow.
Let us remind that this year the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award will be held in 6 nominations: The Best Distributed Power Project up to 6 MW; The Best Distributed Power Project over 5 MW; The Best Alternative Energy Project; Innovative solution in Power Industry; Power Industry Investor of the Year; and For a Contribution to the Development of the Industry.
«Yet today we can state that despite the global economy is undergoing a downturn, the interest in the award this year is extremely high, — Maksim Zagornov, the project organizer, President of the Distributed Power Generation Association, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Distributed Power Generation of the Energy Committee Business Russia, said, — The applications come from different region of Russia as well as from abroad. Due to numerous requests from the contestants, the acceptance of documents for participation in the competition was extended until October, 31, in order to give an opportunity for all specialized companies to declare their projects».
On November, 2, the Award shortlist will be published on the project website, which is a list of nominees allowed to participate in the contest by the organizers. then the International Expert Council will start analyzing the applications. It includes the leading specialists and analysts in the sphere of small-scale distributed power generation, representatives of business community, heads of large energy enterprises, rectors of industry universities of the country, as well as outstanding Russian scientists.
«It has become obvious by today that the issue of distributed power generation is of strategic nature, and future of the country depends largely on it… I am sure that the projects presented in the frames of the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievement International Award will help to discover the most advanced solar and wind power technologies, will give an impetus to development of new energy sources and active integration of those into the existing energy system, will attract investments into this sphere,» — Sergei Alekseenko, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director of the Institute of Thermophysics, SB RAS, winner of the Global Energy Award, said.
«Energy decentralization is one of the most important trends in the current world energy transition, transformation from industrial to post-industrial production model, power distribution and consumption. Russia is also starting this path, and every year the share of small-scale and distributed generation is growing, albeit at a slow pace… I am sure that the professionalism and enthusiasm of the companies implementing projects in the field of small and distributed power generation will allow our country to succeed in its development. I wish victory and success in their work to the contestants, and further growth and recognition to the Award!» — Pavel Zavalny, Chairman of the State Duma Energy Committee, said.
«For several years the Award has been discovering the best technological solutions in the sphere of distributed power generation, which are among the most effective tools for reducing costs of electric and heat power, increasing energy efficiency and energy saving at production site. In modern conditions these issues are extremely acute for business. I am convinced that the contest will facilitate further development of small-scale and alternative energy in Russia and abroad. I wish success and interesting and fruitful cooperation for all participants and organizers,» — Alexey Repik, Chairman of the All Russia public organization Business Russia, said.
Voting of the International Expert Council for the best projects for the first time will be held on electronic platform on the website of the Award. The solemn ceremony of the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award will be held on December, 11, at the Congress Center of the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow. The online translation of the event will be available.
To take part in the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award please apply on the project website till October, 31. Should you have any questions, please contact the Award organizing committee: +7 351 247 33 99, firstname.lastname@example.org.