The Hero of the Russian Federation, pilot-cosmonaut, member of Moscow City Duma Oleg Artemiyev greeted the participants and the organizers of the Award-2020. In his appeal Mr. Artemiyev emphasized the importance of «consolidating the interests of power generation industry and other economy branches, including space industry, within the frames of an integrated dialogue between the representatives of governmental power, science and business society» and wished good luck to the contestants.
Appeal, among the other things, says;
I congratulate you on holding the VIII Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award, an established energy contest discovering top rank projects of the year in the distributed and alternative energy sphere.
Importance of the energy branch has been increasing steadily in the modern world. A new technological future is being shaped now, where a special role is being determined for the distributed and alternative power generation.
Nowadays it is more than ever important to consolidate the interests of power generation industry and other economy branches, including space industry, within the frames of an integrated dialogue between the representatives of governmental power, science and business society. Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award has proved itself to be an established and effective platform for presenting the best industry projects, sharing expert opinions and searching for new ways of developing power generation industry in new realities.
I have been very pleased to notice a high competitive activity this year; 91 applications from Russia, Austria and Belarus have been submitted to the Organizing Committee. This proves that small-scale distributed power generation has been developing actively; new generating facilities, solar stations and wind power plants are being commissioned, unique developments are being implemented.
I wish good luck to all the participants! Although only the winners will get the Golden Lightnings, all the participants of the contest project contribute to the development of prospective distributed power generation industry and deserve recognition. Let you all find success on this path.
Distributed Power Generation — Great Achievements International Award is an authoritative industry award that is given for the best implemented projects in the field of distributed and alternative energy. Established in 2013 by the Distributed Power Generation Association; officially supported by the State Duma Energy Committee, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, and the Business Russia association since 2014. For 7 years, more than 500 companies from 12 countries took part in the contest. This year, the solemn ceremony of awarding the winners will take place on December, 11, in Moscow, at the congress hall of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the RF.