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The Global Energy Prize annually honors outstanding achievements in energy research and technology from around the world that are helping address the world’s various and pressing energy challenges.

22nd June

The Economist journalist awarded by Global Energy non-profit partnership

The Global Energy Non-profit partnership honoured 2013 winner of the Energy of Words (EoW) award, an annual international media award established in 2004, Ms Natasha Loder of The Economist for her article on “Batteries Included? The search for better ways of storing electricity is hotting up”.


21st June

Russian President Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Abe honour 2013 Global Energy Prize Winners

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking at the Energy Club Summit, welcomed the 2013 laureates of the Global Energy Prize (GEP). The event took place as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and witnessed executives of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world including Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, Igor Sechin, President of Rosneft and Paolo Scaroni, CEO of ENI. President Putin welcomed this year winners underlining the importance of their research for global security.


19th June

Energy of Thought

A Scientific Symposium "Energy of Thought" was held on June 19 in the framework of the Global Energy Prize Laureates Week Article in Russian


18th June

GEP laureate Akira Yoshino met with the management of Federal Grid substation Volkhov-North

In St. Petersburg continues the Global Energy Prize Laureate's week. Today, 2013 laureate Akira Yoshino (Japan) visited the substation Volkhov-North, where he met with the leadership of FGC and learned about innovations applied to this unique power facility. Article in Russian


16th June

GEP Ceremony in less than a week! See coverage online!

The Global Energy Prize Ceremony will be held on 21 June 2013. Akira Yoshino (Japan) Forts and Vladimir (Russia) are the two scientists being awarded this year . This year the traditional ceremony will be broadcast online on the homepage of our website. The broadcast begins at 10:30 am (Moscow time), do not miss it!


16th June

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Masadzi Kotsuyama honour 2013 Global Energy Prize

Russian President Vladimir Putin will honour 2013 laureates of the Global Energy Prize (GEP), one of the world’s most prestigious energy awards, at a ceremony taking place as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Masadzi Kotsuyama, Japanese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs is also scheduled to attend the ceremony honouring the 2013 GEP laureates.


14th June

GEP congratulates Oleg Budargin on his appointment as a Director General of JSC "Russian network"

Member of the GEP Board of Trustees, Oleg Budargin appointed Director General of JSC Article in Russian


6th June

GEP Award Ceremony

The Prize will be awarded by the president of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The ceremony will take place on June, 21-st 2013 at Lenexpo, hall 7-1. The ceremony will begin at 10-30 AM. The prize comes with a total USD 1.2 million (RUB 38 million) endowment to help laureate honorees fund future research projects. It is the largest energy research grant of its kind in the world.


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