The International Youth Energy Forum - 2017 has started in Moscow

The International Youth Energy Forum - 2017 has started in Moscow 17.04.2017

Last week in Moscow the events of the International Youth Energy Forum (MIEF), traditionally carried out by PJSC "Rosseti" in the framework of the official program of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum have started.

From April 10 to 12, 2017, 39 of the best young specialists from the “Rosseti” Group participated in the installation module of an integrated program for members of the youth personnel reserve of the Group. According to its results, the 12 reservists (other members will continue to work in a distance mode on a specially created MIEF portal) joined the “Rosseti” team for further participation in the internal activities of the program and of the forum. For three days the participants were able to immerse in the themes of the projects of the forum, to get the skills of project work and team work, as well as to undergo language training. All students received certificates of installation module of the integrated program.

From April 13 to 16, 2017 an educational module of the program and the first stage of MIEF was held at the site of the Moscow school of management “SKOLKOVO”, which was attended by young specialists of foreign energy companies from France, China and Germany besides the Russian team.

This year the theme of the teams project work are designed to address the most actual and complex challenges facing by energy companies. Thus, the project of the team from the State Grid Corporation of China is devoted to the problem of increase of electric networks efficiency taking into account the future growth of power from renewable energy sources. The representatives of France are working on innovative solutions in the field of the electricity metering system, while Germany team is developing mechanisms for the use of "virtual power plant" technology under the conditions of distributed generation. The team is devoted to application of power network drives and technology of high-temperature superconductors.

The meeting with the top management of the company held on April 14 in the office of PJSC "Rosseti" was of particular interest to the participants - as well as scientific practical seminar with participation of representatives from the Moscow energy Institute and the Russian research Institute for cable industry, in the framework of which the further discussion on the project teams took place. The expert community, i.e. the management of PJSC "Rosseti" and the leading scientists involved in the relevant issues, supported the conclusions of the teams about the significance of selected project topics and made a number of comments and suggestions to the project teams.

In addition to hard work, the sightseeing tour of Moscow was organized for the participants of the MIEF and Moscow culminating event of the trip was the visit to the opening ceremony of the Moscow Easter festival, held on April 16, 2017, in the Big concert hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

In the remaining period before the final events of the MIEF, which will be held from May 28 to June 2 in St. Petersburg, the youth teams will have to work hard on projects, tabulation of intermediate results during their visit to China.

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