About the Award

International Award «Distributed Power Generation - Great Achievements»

the main specialized platform and the only industry award in the world which is awarded to companies and organizations for the best implemented projects in the field of small-scale distributed power generation in Russia and abroad

Nomination categories of the award:

1 category

«Best distributed power generation project — power capacity up to 5 MW»

2 category

«Best distributed power generation project — power capacity over 5 MW»

3 category

«Best alternative energy project»

4 category

«Advanced development in the energy sector»

5 category

«Investor of the year in the energy sector»

6 category

«For contribution into the energy sector development»

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History of the Award

The Award has been handed out since 2013. For 8 years about 600 companies and organizations from 12 countries took part in the contest. 37 companies and persons became winners and owners of the main award – the Golden Lightning statuettes. For today the Distributed Power Generation – Great Achievements International Award has secured its status of one of the most influential international industry contest. In 2020, a contestant project of the Distributed Power Generation Association became the winner of the National Award in the field of development of public relations Silver Archer – Ural in the nomination Promotion of Government and Public Programs.

Select the winner

The winners of the Distributed Power Generation – Great Achievements International Award are determined by means of independent vote of the members of the International Expert Council which includes prominent Russian and foreign scientists, representatives of the business community, federal government authority and industry institutions. Since 2020, the online popular vote has also been held at the Award website within which the right to select the strongest projects of the year is given to the entire industry community.
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Association news

October 31, 2022, 2:56 pm

"The world needs maximum energy, minimum emissions" - the key thesis of ADIPEC-2022

"The world needs maximum energy, minimum emissions" was the call of His Excellency Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the UAE, Managing Director and CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) at the ADIPEC-2022 Strategic Conference. According to him, the global energy crisis was exacerbated by insufficient investments in oil and gas sectors.

October 31, 2022, 2:54 pm

Distributed Power Generation Association team is taking part in ADIPEC-2022

On October 31, the 26th Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference ADIPEC-2022 opened in Abu Dhabi. Distributed Power Generation Association team headed by Maksim Zagornov, President of the Association, Business Ambassador of Business Russia to the UAE is taking part in this world's largest event in the energy industry.

October 13, 2022, 9:12 am

Prospects for the development of the distributed power generation industry will be discussed at the RDPGA conference within the framework of the INTERNATIONAL MACHINERY FAIR 2022

On October 25, the Distributed Power Generation Association will hold a conference Distributed Generation as a Tool for Energy Independence of Enterprises: Innovative Solutions and Import Substitution in the Industry conference. The event will be held in Moscow as part of the International Exhibition MACHINERY/ELECTRO&HEAT GENERATION 2022 and will bring together leading experts of the Russian thermal power industry.

International advisory council

Alexey Repik

Chairman of the All Russia public organization «Business Russia»

Maksim Zagornov

President of the Distributed Power Generation Association, CEO at the MKS Group of Companies, LLC, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Distributed Power Generation of the Energy Committee, Business Ambassador of the «Business Russia» in the UAE 

Sergei Alekseenko

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director of the Institute of Thermophysics, SB RAS, winner of the Global Energy Award

Andrei Pokhozhaev

Senior managing director of RES Investment Division at RUSNANO MC LLC

Valentin Parmon

Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, winner of the Russia State Award on Science and Technology, winner of the «Global Energy» Award

Vasily Zubakin

Head of the Energy and Operational Activities Coordination Department, LUKOIL PJSC

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