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

November 3, 2023, 2:48 pm

Maksim Zagornov takes part in the Reception by the UAE Embassy in Russia associated with COP 28 Climate Summit

On November 1, Maksim Zagornov, Business Ambassador of Business Russia to the UAE, President of Distributed Power Generation Association, took part in the official reception held by the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in the Russian Federation. The event was timed to the upcoming COP28 International Climate Summit, one of the key 2023 events of the UAE dedicated to combating climate change.

October 20, 2023, 1:03 pm

Development of distributed power generation, APEF-2023 in Bangkok

On October 20, a panel session "Development of distributed power generation in remote and isolated areas of the Asia-Pacific Region: the role of the state and business" was held in the frames of the Third Asian and Pacific Energy Forum in Bangkok. The event was organized by Distributed Power Generation Association, Far East and Arctic Development Corporation and All-Russia Public Organization "Business Russia".

October 10, 2023, 2:44 pm

Distributed Power Generation Association takes part in ADIPEC-2023

The team of Distributed Power Generation Association has successfully completed its participation in the International Oil and Gas Exhibition ADIPEC-2023 in Abu Dhabi. Within four days, several dozen meetings and negotiations with representatives of UAE oil and gas companies, including Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), took place in the frames of the world's largest energy event. Besides, a panel discussion with the participation of representatives of the UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technologies (MoIAT) was held to negotiate possible development of the Russian power business in the Emirates.

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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