Center of Energy Systems has been leading research on developing Asian Energy Ring (also called Asian Energy Supergrid or Bridge) which is high on political agenda in Russia – please check our news Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok: Vladimir Putin highlighted the Asian Energy Ring project that is being developed by Skoltech researchers. This research has been undertaken in collaboration with Melentev Institute of Energy Systems of Russian Academy of Sciences in Irkutsk. Skoltech has been invited to join Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO), formed by China’s State Grid to promote global energy interconnection development, meet global power demand with clean and green alternatives.
– Please check news Global Energy Interconnection Development. Recently we have been invited to present our work on Asian Energy Ring at a conference at United Nations ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific) – please check Skoltech representatives attended a high-level United Nations Energy Connectivity meeting
We have also undertaken two industrial projects for SoftBank of Japan and RAO ES Vostoka on examining different options for exporting power from Russia to Japan.